Getting Started With Layout Builder for Drupal 8 & 9

Drupal Camp Asheville 2024 - July 12th-14th

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Danny Englander
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Slide: Getting Started With Layout Builder For Drupal 8 & 9, Bixal, Drupal Camp Asheville, July 2021, Danny Englander

This session will cover the basics of getting started with Layout Builder for Drupal 8 and 9. We will cover how it can be used to supercharge your site building tasks so that content editors can utilize the awesome power of Layout Builder for a unique front-end presentation. 

In this talk, we will go over:

  • How to get up and running and the basics of setting up a content type for Layout Builder
  • Layout Builder Styles module and how it can really help with theming a Layout Builder page
  • Layout Builder Component Attributes for developers to implement custom classes and ids
  • Layout builder Library to give content editors easy selection of pre-built layouts
  • Layout Builder overrides
  • How Drupal configuration works for all this

Target Audience

This session is ideal for Drupal site builders, developers, marketing departments, and content editors. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, attendees will have a decent working knowledge of Layout Builder.

Prior Technical Knowledge

Attendees should have a decent working knowledge of Drupal. There will be no need to know command line operations or coding. 


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