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Drupal 7 Alpha 1 has just been released. Although it’s not the definite version, Alpha means that it is stable enough to be tested by the public. Drupal 7 is embracing admin themes by using one and taking the admin area to a whole new level. When opening up drupal 7 the first time you will instantly notice that drupal has received a fresh admin theme which was about time. This roundup is dedicated for you who still using drupal 6. Bellow is 10 free admin themes for drupal 6 that you can use on your drupal sites. Hope you find this articles is useful for you.
Strix is a theme specifically designed for the Drupal administration pages. It is built as a sub theme of Zen,
– Clean and compact /admin overview page
– CSS based drop-down effects for the navigation menu block (see Configuration in the Readme.txt)
– Fieldsets on the node edit and node add pages are in a column to the right.
– Fixed width for the front-end, fluid width for the admin pages.
– Inline help text is getting out of your way and has been placed below the actual form instead of above it.
– Primitively recolorable: just change the body background color…
Berylizer is a Admin Theme for Drupal 6.x (D7 soon)
– xHTML, CSS2 and a little bit CSS3
– 2 column fluid layout
– Drop Down Mainmenu
RootCandy is a 3 column theme focused on administration section.
- Supports node/add /edit pages
- Top navigation by role
- Simple dashboard
- 3 column fluid or fixed layouts
- Rootcandy dark sub-theme
- Icons in compact mode
- Sliding region
Polpo specifically designed for making administration tasks clearer and easier to navigate, Polpo uses a fluid two column layout ideal for content editing on larger screen resolutions. This is achieved through the use of larger font sizes, clearer spacing and distinct colours to aid the usability of common tasks. Many of these approaches are being adopted for the new Drupal 7 admin interface, so Polpo aims to bring some of these ideas to sites currently running Drupal 6.
To take full advantage of Polpo’s features, we recommend it is installed in conjunction with the Administration Menu (Contributed) and Color (Drupal Core – Optional) modules.
Eldir is a theme designed for use with the AEgir hosting system. It is a minimal (nearly CSS-only) theme that focuses on components provided by the Hosting module and a clean administrative UI.
Rubik is a clean admin theme designed for use with the admin module. It features a set of icons for admin pages provided by Drupal core and aggressive styling to reduce visual noise wherever possible.
Seven is a backport of the default Drupal 7 administration theme (designed by Mark and Leisa). This is simply that theme made compatible with D6 for anyone who wants to start using it now.
Fruity is a clean, colorful administration theme with a small footprint.
Clean and simple Administration theme. This theme has been developed to integrate well with the following modules:
- devel (db log)
The admin module provides UI improvements to the standard Drupal 6 admin interface. It implements some of the ideas being explored for usability improvements in Drupal 7.
ActiveSite – Administrative-oriented theme. This theme is based on the theme nRebuild (but does not depend on it).