Configuration management

In Drupal, configuration is the collection of admin settings that determine how the site functions, as opposed to the content of the site. Configuration will typically include things such as the site name, the content types and fields, taxonomy vocabularies, and so on.

Managing your site's configuration

An overview of how to work with your site's configuration.

Workflow using the Drupal UI

How to manage your site configuration with the Drupal admin UI

Workflow using Drush

How to manage your site configuration from the command line tool

Changing the storage location of the sync directory

By default, Drupal places the configuration sync directory within the site files directory, but this can be changed after installation.

File system based workflow

Please note that Drupal by default keeps configuration in the database. For the file system based workflow to work, you will need to modify

Keeping Your Local and Remote Sites Synchronized - Drupal 8

You have set up a Drupal 8 site and want to put it on your server

Guide maintainers