Backdrop LIVE is based upon an unconference model. Anyone can declare a topic up through the day of the event and the schedule is subject to change at any time. What would you like to talk about?

For many Drupal 7 developers that move to Backdrop CMS, the most surprising difference they find between Drupal and Backdrop CMS is the layout system. In this session we'll pull up the layout page in a live screen share and walk though some of it's most important features. We'll also ask folks to share their own experiences with the Backdrop CMS layout system, what you like and don't like. And as a group, we'll do our best to answer any questions that folks bring with them to the session. 

  • How does the Backdrop CMS layout system work compared to Drupal 8?
  • Help me understand the new relationship between layouts and themes
  • What are flexible layouts and how to they work?
  • How do contexts work in Backdrop
  • How to use field blocks

This session will be introduced and facilitated by Tim Erickson, but we look forward to hearing from as many participants as possible.