13-15 March 2020

City, University London

A Deep Dive Into Layout Builder In Drupal 8


Basic knowledge on the Drupal site building areas  as well as  creation of content types, taxonomy, blocks ,nodes.

Session details


The Layout Builder module is Panelizer in Drupal 8.6 core! and it's easy to use with out coding. It enables us, the Drupal site builder, to configure layouts on different sections on your website like selecting layout to adding to new blocks and managing the display, creating content layouts in Drupal, swapping the content elements etc.

To layout all the instances of a specific content type then Layout Builder will helps in creating layout templates. Also it's  allows us to customize these layout templates and we can override these layout templates based on our requirements if needed. Also It can be utilized to create custom pages that means you can create custom landing pages that are not linked to a content type or structured content etc.

Learning Objectives

In this session you will learn deep about the LAYOUT BUILDER module in Drupal 8 and it's features. 

Key takeaways:

  •  How to Configure and use the New Layout Builder in Drupal 8
  •  How to Configure the Layout for the Article Content Type
  •  How to Configuring the Layout Builder Module for Specific Nodes
  •  How to Create Layouts for template content
  •  How to do Customization's to template layouts
  •  How to Create Custom pages etc.
  •  How Entity default layouts will work
  •  How to Control multiple view modes with layouts
  • Demo
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Weekend Keynote Speakers

Kevin Bridges


CxO Keynote Speakers

Michel van Velde

One Shoe, CEO

Nick Rhind

CTI Digital, CEO

Greg Harvey

Code Enigma, Director

Rachel Lawson


Carrie Lacina


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