Chapter 9. Drupal 8 and Beyond

This chapter will explore the upcoming Drupal 8 release and its overall changes and features, and review what awaits for website builders in this next revolutionary release.

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Introduction to Drupal 8
  • Drupal 8 tour guide

Introduction to Drupal 8

If you are familiar with Drupal’s release lifecycle, then you should know that there are always two versions. The officially released and stable version, in our case this is Drupal 7, which is kept up to date with any bugs or security patches required so it is fully supported. Once Drupal 7 was officially released, developers were able to start focusing their efforts on implementing their next version of a brand new and shining Drupal.

This upcoming ...

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