Configuration (Site)

Admin Configuration

The Configuration page gives you access to your site's System and Site configuration settings. Additionally, you can view a breakdown of your server's properties in a number of areas including PHP, SQL, server environment, and other various components that determine how your site operates.

The Configuration requires an access.admin.super or access.admin.configuration access level.

The Site tab enables you to customize the settings found in the /user/config/site.yaml file. This tab gives you access to options and fields that determine site-related variables, such as the name, default author, and metadata used in your site.

Below is a breakdown of the different configuration sections that appear in the Site tab.

Defaults

Admin Configuration

This section is where you set the basic properties of content handling for your site. The home page, default theme, and various other content display options are set here.

Option Description
Site Title Default title for your site, often used by themes.
Default Author A default author name, often used in themes or page content.
Default Email A default email to reference in themes or pages.
Taxonomy Types Taxonomy types must be defined here if you wish to use them in pages.

Page Summary

Admin Configuration

Page summaries are a great way to give a small preview of a page's content. You can use a delimiter in the page to set a "cut off" point between the summary content, and the full body content of the page. These settings give you the ability to

Option Description
Enabled Enable page summary (the summary returns the same as the page content)
Summary Size The amount of characters of a page to use as a content summary
Format short = use the first occurrence of delimiter or size; long = summary delimiter will be ignored
Delimiter The summary delimiter (default '==='). You would typically place this after an opening paragraph, with everything prior to it appearing in the page summary.

Metadata

Admin Configuration

Metadata is an important part of a page's behind-the-scenes makeup. It can improve SEO, how your links appear in various search engines and social feeds, and more. You can set various metadata properties here.

Option Description
Metadata Default metadata values that will be displayed on every page unless overridden by the page.

Redirects and Routes

Admin Configuration

Redirects and routing have never been easier. Just set it all up in this section, and you're good to go.

Option Description
Custom Redirects Routes to redirect to other pages. Standard Regex replacement is valid.
Custom Routes Routes to alias to other pages. Standard Regex replacement is valid.