Drupal 8 Blueprints

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Author: Alex Burrows
Pub Date: 2017
ISBN: 978-1785887567
Pages: 262
Language: English
Format: PDF (conv)
Size: 17 Mb

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A project-based guide that will show you how to create 7 professional Drupal sites
Drupal is an open source content management framework that can be used for developing websites and simplifying online management of content for users.
This book is a must-have for web developers who are looking to create professional-grade websites using Drupal 8. While building 7 different Drupal websites, we will focus on implementing the out of the box features that come with Drupal 8 and see how we can make some complex sites with minimal custom code.
Focusing completely on Drupal 8, this book will help you leverage the new Drupal 8 features such as creating a different types and layouts of content using configuration to build in core with its built-in web services facilities, and effortless authoring using the new CKEditor with an effortless and efficient industry standard approach.
The book starts with getting started with the development environment of Drupal. Each chapter will start with a brief overview of the site to be built and the required features. Then, we will proceed to create customized modules and themes and integrate third-party plugins. Lastly, you will learn about “headless” Drupal that uses RESTful services that would help you to display content outside of Drupal
By the end of the book, you will be able to implement the knowledge gained to build your own custom websites using Drupal 8.
What You Will Learn

  • Find out how to use the Drupal 8 core functionality to build great websites
  • Discover how to better manage content using custom blocks and views
  • Display content in multiple ways, taking advantage of display modes
  • Using the new TWIG theme engine for Drupal
  • Easily manage and filter content
  • Understanding best practices for building great Drupal sites
  • Move beyond Drupal to build headless websites using RESTful services and JavaScript frameworks