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Drupal 10 Development Cookbook - Third Edition

By : Matt Glaman, Kevin Quillen
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Drupal 10 Development Cookbook - Third Edition

By: Matt Glaman, Kevin Quillen

Overview of this book

This new and improved third edition cookbook is packed with the latest Drupal 10 features such as a new, flexible default frontend theme - Olivero, and improved administrative experience with a new theme - Claro. This comprehensive recipe book provides updated content on the WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editing experience, improved core code performance, and code cleanup. Drupal 10 Development Cookbook begins by helping you create and manage a Drupal site. Next, you’ll get acquainted with configuring the content structure and editing content. You’ll also get to grips with all new updates of this edition, such as creating custom pages, accessing and working with entities, running and writing tests with Drupal, migrating external data into Drupal, and turning Drupal into an API platform. As you advance, you’ll learn how to customize Drupal’s features with out-of-the-box modules, contribute extensions, and write custom code to extend Drupal. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to create and manage Drupal sites, customize them to your requirements, and build custom code to deliver your projects.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)

Up and Running with Drupal

In this chapter, we will walk through how to create a new Drupal site and the system requirements for running Drupal. We’ll also walk through running the Drupal site locally using modern local development tools based on Docker.

Then, we’ll cover adding and managing module and theme extensions with the site running, as well as managing your Drupal code base in Git version control and finally deploying that Drupal site. By the end of this chapter, you will know how to create a Drupal site, run it locally on your machine, and add modules and themes to that Drupal site. You will also understand how to manage the Drupal code base in version control and deploy the Drupal site. This chapter will lay the foundations for working with the rest of the chapters in this book, and experimenting on your own with Drupal.

In this chapter, we are going to cover the following topics:

  • Creating a new Drupal code base for a new site
  • Running a Drupal...