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Drupal 8 Module Development by Daniel Sipos

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From request to response

Now that we have listed the most important architectural pieces of Drupal, let's briefly see how these are used in delivering responses to the requests a user makes on a Drupal 8 website. To this end, we will analyze a very simplified example of a typical request as it is handled on a Drupal 8 website:

  • A user enters the http://example.com/node/123 URL in a web browser and presses Enter.
  • The browser contacts the web server at example.com and requests the resource at /node/123.
  • The web server recognizes that the request must be handled by PHP and starts up (or contacts) a PHP environment to handle the request.
  • PHP executes Drupal's front controller file (index.php), which then creates a new Request object from the ...

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