Drupal 8 release day: docs polished & ready!

published on November 19, 2015

Later today, Drupal 8 will be released! At this time, good docs are of course crucial.

As the maintainer and de facto co-maintainer of several Drupal 8 core modules and subsystems, I spent the last several days making sure that the documentation is up-to-date for:

  • the Text Editor module (editor)
  • the CKEditor module (ckeditor)
  • the Quick Edit module (quickedit)
  • the Filter module (filter)
  • the Cache system
  • the Render system (specifically the render caching part)
  • the Asset Library system

The following drupal.org handbook pages have either received minor updates, received complete overhauls or were written from scratch:


P.S.: if you find anything unclear on those pages, ping me in #drupal-contribute — I want to make sure these docs are as clear and helpful as possible.

  1. Yep, the render pipeline diagram was updated too! It was still accurate, but it was missing one important concept that was added in the past year: placeholders, which is what enables BigPipe