Week 4: Configure Your Environment for Theme Development

This is Week 4 of the 7-week course Hands-On: Theming. Get started with Drupal 8 theming in 1 hour a week for 7 weeks. Based on our popular Drupal 8 Theming Workshop featured at DrupalCon.

Time to complete: About 1 hour

This week you will configure your local environment for theme development. Go through each tutorial and then apply what you've learned in the final hands-on exercise. Be sure to complete the last tutorial listed (Exercise: Configure Your Environment for Theme Development) before you move on to Week 5: Override the Main Page Template.

Goal

  1. Understand the use cases and benefits of configuring local settings for theme development
  2. Complete Exercise: Configure Your Environment for Theme Development:
    • Configure Drupal settings on a per-environment basis
    • Disable caching via local settings changes
    • Enable Twig debugging mode via local settings changes

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