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Drupal 8 Development Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Kurt Madel, Malabya Tewari, Rakesh James, Krishna Kanth, Edward Crompton, Samuel Keen, Tassos Koutlas, Neeraj Kumar

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Time for action – importing, exporting, and synchronizing configurations

The goal of the configuration system in Drupal 8 is to make taking a copy of the site configuration easy to set up a development site where you make changes. Then, importing those changes to the other site is also made simple.

To export Recipe content type, follow these steps:

  1. In Chapter 2, Custom Module Development, we created the Recipe content type. We will export this content type using configuration management. Browse to the module page at http://yourdrupal8site.com/admin/config/development/configuration.
    Time for action – importing, exporting, and synchronizing configurations
  2. Click on the Single import/Export tab and then Export.

    On the configuration ...

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