Using Display Suite in Drupal 8: How to Use Display Suite Fields
In the previous tutorial, you learnt how to customize content pages by using a Display Suite layout. Today, I want to show you how to use Display Suite fields.
Display Suite fields shouldn’t be confused with the standard field system. The best way to think of a field in Display Suite is as just a fancy formatter. The field will only render content.
You can’t use it to store values or define a widget like you can with the standard field system.
You’ve already seen this fields in action. If you select a layout you’ll notice a bunch of new fields appear.
These are Display Suite fields which are implemented by the module.
A field can be created in two fields: in code or through the Display Suite user interface (UI).
Today we’ll look at how to create fields using the Display Suite UI. In a future tutorial, you’ll learn how to implement a field in code.Continue reading