Make the most of Drupal 8's coolest new feature—the Configuration Management system
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.
What You Will Learn
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
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