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Drupal 8: Enterprise Web Development by Chaz Chumley, Matt Glaman, Richard Jones, Nick Abbott

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Chapter 9. Configuration Management – Deploying in Drupal 8

In this chapter, we will explore the configuration management system and how to deploy configuration changes. Here is a list of the recipes covered in this chapter:

  • Importing and exporting configurations
  • Synchronizing site configurations
  • Using command-line workflow processes
  • Using the filesystem for configuration storage

Introduction

Drupal 8 provides a new, unified system for managing configurations. In Drupal 8, all configurations are saved in configuration entities that match a defined configuration schema. This system provides a standard way of deploying the configuration between Drupal site environments and updating the site configuration.

Once the configuration has been created, or imported, ...

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