configuration management

Part 3: Out with Features, in with Configuration Management

This article is part of a series called Drupal 8 Development Deconstructed about custom development with Drupal 8.

We're now going to create our Taxonomy Vocabulary.

No More Features

In Drupal 7, we used the Features module to export a wide variety of configuration structures, including Taxonomy Vocabulary structures. For Drupal 8, we can utilize components built right into Drupal Core to accomplish the same thing: Configuration Manager.

Drupal 8 Development, Part 1: Configuration Manager

This article is part of a series called Drupal 8 Development Deconstructed about custom development with Drupal 8.

Before we embark on developing our custom modules, let's take a minute to make a few changes to our Drupal development environment related to configuration management.