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Mastering Drupal 8 Views by Gregg Marshall

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Debugging – Live Preview is your friend

Assuming you enabled Live Preview in your Views settings earlier in the chapter, as you are building your view, Views will show what will be displayed. Formatting and some JavaScript displays, such as Google mapping, can't be displayed in Live Preview, but to debug, you generally don't need them.

Many views' challenges are getting the data that you want to display or getting data to be displayed the way you want. Many views are created using the fields content display. Often, you will see fields that you don't want displayed when reviewing Live Preview because you didn't check the Exclude from display option in the field configuration. Or, you will select a field from the Add fields list that isn't actually ...

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