A Further Look at the New Layout Builder in Drupal 8

Earlier in this blog, OSTraining’s Steve Burge made an excellent introduction to the new Drupal Layout Builder.

Many users have been eagerly waiting for this module and it was released in version 8.5.

In this tutorial, you will take a further look at how to work with this module. You will see how to use the Layout Builder to configure content types and nodes.

This module is one of the new major changes. I feel strongly it will really improve the usability of Drupal.

Let’s try it out!
Step #1. Enable the Layout Builder Module

Click Extend.
Scroll down to the CORE (EXPERIMENTAL) section.
Check the Layout Builder module.
Click Install.

The Layout Discovery module will be enabled as a requirement.
Click Continue.

Step #2. Create Content

For the purpose of this tutorial, I’m going to generate five articles with the Devel module. This is a handy module that will help you with development tasks.

Install the Devel module.

Click Extend.
Scroll down to the DEVELOPMENT…

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