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Learning Drupal 8 by Richard Jones, Nick Abbott

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Chapter 8. Configuration

Many of Drupal's modules include a settings screen that can be accessed from the Configuration menu. In this chapter, we will work our way through these screens to describe the options available and how they apply to the web site.

People – Account settings

The user account settings screen can be reached at Configuration | People | Account settings (admin/config/people/accounts).

The section is quite extensive and covers a few different areas, so we will look at them individually.

The type of website you are building will dictate the exact choices you make here, but it's important to consider all the options in turn before you allow users to start creating accounts.

Note that the actual management of users and permissions is ...

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