Many users will want to install Drupal 8 into their OIT Web Hosting account through the turnkey option: When requesting a new Web Hosting account, you can mark the Drupal Express option on the request form and your account will be pre-loaded with a ready-to-use version of Drupal 8 complete with the official Georgia Tech web theme and page layout system.
As announced by the Office of Information Technology on 2/4/2021:
Media Library in recent versions of Drupal 8 and Drupal 9 offers a lot of great functionality for managing and reusing images (and other media types), but out-of-the-box it has a notable accessibility issue.
Notes, tips, and tricks for upgrading a Drupal 8 site to Drupal 9
You've upgraded your Drupal 8 site to 8.8+ and now get the following warning in your site's Status Report.
Drupal Console, Drush and Lando
Lando provides scaffolding for tools like Drupal Console and Drush.
To use these tools within Lando, just pre-empt your command with lando to make sure it's running within the Lando interface.
For example, to install a new module in Drupal 8 using Drupal Console, use:
The below scenario assumes you have Lando installed on your own machine for local development.
Kickstarting a Drupal 8 website
Install Drupal via composer:
composer create-project drupal-composer/drupal-project:8.x-dev SITENAME --no-interaction
Enter SITENAME and init lando.
cd SITENAME lando init
During the lando init process:
What is Lando? From the Lando documentation:
It's a free, open source, cross-platform, local development environment and DevOps tool built on Docker container technology and developed by Tandem. Designed to work with most major languages, frameworks and services, Lando provides an easy way for developers of all skill levels to specify simple or complex requirements for their projects, and then quickly get to work on them.