Get familiar with the basic setup and structure of UIkit 8.
UIkit 8 does not come with the required UIkit framework files because, in
3rd party libraries and content are forbidden
from being committed to a reporsitory for projects hosted on
drupal.org. We instead use
cdnjs.com to retrieve the
This also makes the footprint of our repository smaller. Simply follow the
instructions below to get started with using UIkit 8.
First of all you need to download UIkit 8. There are three ways to do this:
- direct download from drupal.org project page
- downloading via Drush
- cloning repository from git.drupal.org
Please read the
article before installing UIkit 8. We only provide the download methods
below, not how to install themes.
NOTE: Recommended for theme developers only. Since UIkit 8 is still in
development, none of the following ways to download UIkit 8 are recommended
for use on production sites. UIkit 8 is still considered unstable.
via drupal.org (recommended for site administrators)
You can either visit
drupal.org or use one of the
links below to download the project directly from drupal.org.
via Drush (recommended for site administrators comfortable with Drush)
Drush is a command line and shell scripting interface for Drupal. Use the
following command to download UIkit 8 with Drush.
drush dl uikit
Information on installing and using Drush can be found
via git.drupal.org (recomended for theme developers only)
Use the following Git command to download the development release from the
8.x-2.x branch. This will ensure you get the latest commited development
git clone --branch 8.x-2.x https:
The development branch is where all new development resides and not
recommended for use on production sites. Work still needs done before a
release candidate can be released. We ask you use the
to report bugs, support or feature requests.
There are no requirements to use UIkit 8.
Once you have finished implementing UIkit into your Drupal site, take a look
look at the Creating a UIkit sub-theme to create a