Slides & GitHub demo repository: 


Session description:

Drupal 7 site builders are presented with a variety of tools to create complex layouts. In this session, I will talk about our in-house tool-chain at drunomics for building sites with dynamic layouts.

Session contents:

  • Drupal 7 layout tools rundown: Context, Panels, Panelizer, IPE, Display Suite, BEAN, ...
  • Theming implications of site building-driven layouts
  • Outlook for D8

Some images you might see during my presentation:

Drupal blocks mental model (

Panel panes (

Panels IPE (




Experience level


Further resources

Blocks & Layouts Szeged.pdf