An Introduction to Configuration Management

Speaker: John Rearick

You may have heard about the new Configuration Management system in Drupal 8. In this session we'll explore what configuration management is, what problem it solves, and the basics of how to use it.

Do you have a local development environment or a testing or staging environment for your site? Do you often develop locally and realize that you have to go through all the pointy-clicky configuration on the testing site and again on the live site (with varying level of accuracy)? There is a better way!

Configuration Management allows you to export your sites configuration to files that can be imported on the same site in test or live environments. You can do this either through the UI or Drush very easily!

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