Add fields to a block [D8]

This documentation is written for the 8.x-2.x version of Display Suite.


  • Install ctools module
  • Configure a new view mode with all the needed fields
  • Go to Administration > Structure > Block (admin/structure/block)
  • Place a "Entity view" block, made available by ctools
  • Select the wanted view mode

Add a new entity view block

Contacted by the LWG. Now what?

Tasks that belong under the LWG Specific Duties are handled publicly, as an issue in the LWG issue tracker. One of these tasks is to enforce Git repo licensing policies on contributed code/assets.

Docker based development environment

I have rewritten the Docker based development environment to use the images provided by Docker4Drupal ( So some of the comments below become outdated. The comments about using symlinks or vfs are uninteresting, as the use of symlinks/vfs in that way are not the docker way.


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