Site off-line page theme
Site off-line page theme is a very important but often overlooked aspect of Drupal site development. If you don’t configure it, during site maintenance or technical difficulty, your site will display the generic Drupal site off-line page, which has the Drupal logo. Your meticulously crafted design and identity is lost.
This talk will go over how to configure the site off-line page. Since most contributed theme do not support site off-line mode. we’ll go over how to make them work in site off-line mode. Will cover some advanced aspect of how the site off-line page theme works and how to slightly trick core into showing custom site page icon and logo in the site off-line page.
A side benefit of understanding site off-line page theming is it gives you insight into how the Drupal theming system work. Site off-line page theming is a miniature version of Drupal full theming system and by understand how site 0ff-line page theme work, you will begin to understand how Drupal’s theme system work.