How to Build Custom Pages Using Page Manager and Panels in Drupal 8
Panels has always been my go-to module when it comes to building custom pages in Drupal 7.
Now in Drupal 8 things have changed.
A lot of what Panels did in Drupal 7 has been moved over to Page Manager. Panels itself doesn’t offer a user interface and it is just a variant type in Drupal 8. Also, Page Manager is now its own project, whereas, in Drupal 7 it was part of the Ctools module.
Panels in Drupal 8 integrates with Page Manager and offers a custom variant type which allows you to select different layouts and manage blocks in the layouts. On its own, Panels doesn’t really do anything, you need something like Page Manager to utilize it.
So with that being said, what can Page Manager do?Continue reading