Step 9 - Theme templates

Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint


The details on this page represents the goal, activities, deliverables and resources for conducting a theme templates as part of a site migration project.

The theme templates is step 9 of a 24 step project delivery process Salsa has designed for migrating (or upgrading) sites from a legacy or proprietary CMS to Drupal 9.

An overview of the entire process can be found here: Drupal 9 site migration project delivery blueprint.


2: Design


Compile high fidelity design as set of page templates from components


  1. Assembly of UI components to make up design page themes

  2. Review and iterate page templates with project team, optionally with user testing

  3. Finalize for build


  1. Sharable page theme templates design artefacts (eg sketch or figma)

  2. Controlled package of to-build templates/components

Resources and templates*

  1. Theme template samples

* to be publically available by Q1 2021 to align with the GovCMS D9 roadmap.  Reach out if you’d like a draft version beforehand.

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