Drupal 8 Configuration Management

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  • Understand Configuration Management in Drupal
  • Set up development environments with ease
  • Manage and version control your configuration in code
  • Use best practices in your development process
  • Upgrade your modules' configuration from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8
  • Use configuration in your own custom module
  • Discover how the translation of configuration works
  • Explore the structure and write your own schema files for configuration

With all the complex configuration options of Drupal, the Configuration Management system allows you to keep track of your configuration and move configuration changes between several development environments with ease.

Drupal 8 Configuration Management will teach you everything you need to know about the Configuration Management system and get you started with using its features quickly. For more advanced users, the book explains how to use the API to add custom configuration and how to upgrade custom modules to use the new Configuration Management system, covering some essential tools and best practices. It will teach you to write schema files for custom configuration and upgrade modules to the new Configuration Management system. Additionally, you will learn how to migrate configuration from Drupal 6 and 7 to Drupal 8 and how to manage configuration for multilingual websites.

  • Understand Configuration Management from a non-developer perspective
  • Achieve a faster moving configuration between environments
  • Create custom configuration inside your own modules
Page Count 148
Course Length 4 hours 26 minutes
ISBN 9781783985203
Date Of Publication 23 Mar 2015


Stefan Borchert

Stefan Borchert has been working with Drupal for more than 9 years. In the community, he is better known by his nickname stBorchert. He contributes to Drupal by writing contributed modules, helping with Drupal Core, and providing help to new contributors as a project application review administrator. He is a founding partner and senior Drupal developer at undpaul, a Drupal Digital Agency based in Germany.

Anja Schirwinski

Anja Schirwinski got to know Drupal more than 8 years ago as a themer/site builder and went on to build several very different web applications with it for the company she worked for. She has been a participating member of the Drupal community since 2007, known by the nickname aschiwi.

From 2009-2010, Anja was the deputy chair of the Drupal Initiative, a registered association that promotes Drupal in Germany. She is the cofounder and CEO of undpaul, one of the first Drupal-only digital agencies in Germany. She founded the company in 2010 with friends she met at a local Drupal user group.