Chapter 6. Add-on Modules

Views has a very extensible architecture and there are a large number of contributed modules that extend the functions of views to allow many different types of displays. At the time of release of Drupal 8, a search of modules using the category Views resulted in 65 modules; not all are extensions and some, such as CTools, are support modules that are tagged for Views, because they are necessary for older versions of Drupal. That number climbed to 85 with Drupal 8.0.2. The number will continue to grow as modules are converted to Drupal 8 by their authors or the community. By comparison, at the time of release of Drupal 8.0.2, there were 608 Drupal 7 modules in the Views category.

In this chapter, we'll install ...

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