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Drupal 8 Module Development by Daniel Sipos

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The filesystem

Drupal defines four main types of file storage for any given site--the public, the private, the temporary and the translation filesystems. When installing Drupal, the folders that map to these filesystems are created automatically. In case that fails--most likely due to permission issues--we have to create them ourselves and give them the right permissions. Drupal takes care of the rest (for example, adds relevant .htaccess files for security reasons). Make sure you check out the documentation on Drupal.org for how to successfully install Drupal 8 if you are unsure how this works.

Public files are available to the world at large for viewing or downloading. This is where things such as image content, logos, and anything that ...

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