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Installation profiles combine core Drupal, contributed modules, themes, and pre-defined configuration into one download.

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Create an install profile with a config export [closed]

I want to create a Drupal 8 profile installer with a config export, to export regulary my config to push data modifications in git. I tried this tutorial: https://www.valuebound.com/resources/blog/...
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How can I install an installation profile?

I have an installation profile with custom modules and themes. How should I use Composer so that Drupal and the installation profile's dependencies are downloaded and copied in the right directories?
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How to know current active installation profile like standard/minimal etc. on existing drupal site?

I have installed minimal installation profile. Is there any entry in database where profile name is mentioned, current active profile. I wanna get the profile name which is get installed in existing ...
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Adding translation files to install profile?

I am building a Drupal installation profile to make deployment of my site easier, ideally I would like to include the translation files to the install profile as well. But apart from adding the core ...
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This import is empty and if applied would delete all of your configurations

Customer bought a theme that has a Commerce plugin installed with sample data. Anxious to get it running and try out the new configuration system, I did what I do prior to Drupal 8.6: I committed ...
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How to change the default database driver to the SQLite option in profile installation?

I have two database driver options in the "database setup" step while installing a Drupal project from a custom profile. By default, the MySQL database is selected. But I want it to choose ...
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Where is the "Install Profile" value in the Status report set?

I am using Drupal 7. If I go to Reports --> Status Report, the "Install Profile" value is incorrect (it has an extra dash at the end). Where is this value stored? I wish to correct it.
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Can an installation profile have service.yml files?

I have a dxp_installer installation profile. I want to use the container injection for a service which I use in hook_install_tasks_alter() to verify the installation requirements. Note that I inject ...
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D8 Install/uninstall custom module - 'field_storage_config' entity with ID already exists

I created a custom module which essentially is a replica of the Article CT .yml files which come with the D8 standard install-profile. When I installed the custom module, it successfully created ...
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Moved an old installation profile now site is broken

I have a d9 site with an old installation profile originally written for d8. I was having some issues with the profile preventing the uninstallation of some modules so I tried moving the entire folder ...
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How to import config to a site installed with a profile?

Good day. I’ve installed a profile, made my settings, entered my content, exported config and pushed everything to the repo. Now, when I clone it somewhere else and attempt to install using the config,...
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Can't load form from my Install Profile

I have a WelcomeForm inside my src folder in my install profile. My install profile is located inside web/profiles folder and is correctly selected by default during install. However, I added an ...
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Error after upgrade - The profile xyz does not exist

I have the following error message after updating from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 and the page no longer react: [Mon Aug 15 21:11:12.605618 2022] [php:notice] [pid 22144:tid 139845594764864] [client 127.0.0....
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How do I interpret unmet dependencies error messages?

We recently discovered that our clients are running into issues when installing Drupal using our custom default profile. I managed to fix some initial errors like missing libraries, but this other ...
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Is it possible to programmatically change the config_sync_directory path after profile installation?

Installing Drupal 9 using a custom profile installation, I have defined "config_sync_directory" in settings.php file in $settings array to pick up the profile config during installation. ...
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Can't preselect time zone in hook_form_alter

I'm writing a custom installation profile/distribution and I want to pre-populate some fields in the 'Configure Site' form (/core/install.php). I have managed to prefill/preselect other fields like (...
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Import content using the "Default Content for D8" module

I am using Default Content for D8 to import content on my site. After Profile installation completed, I enabled my custom default content module with contents sample json for node entity [my_module/...
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How do I install a working demo?

I have been struggling with this for quite some time. I am trying to install a demo of the Commerce module as provided by Centarro, but every time the install finishes, I only get an empty site with ...
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Why does installing from an existing configuration fail?

I am struggling to install a drupal site from an existing configuration. Here the two approaches I tried: OPTION 1: Import the config by changing the UID: drush cex on existing site drush site:...
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How do I upgrade a Drupal site that depends on multiple, complex installation profiles?

I'm no stranger to Drupal, but I have no experience with custom installation profiles. First, are custom installation profiles supposed to be overwritten when core is updated? I've inherited a Drupal ...
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Installation Profile with Restrict by IP module

I have an installation profile I use for automating the setup of Drupal 8 websites. Almost everything works perfectly, including configuration items such as date formats and file system, and default ...
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Error, unmet dependencies at installation

i have an error at drupal installation with my custom profil - version 2. i have successfully created a custom profile - version 1 - and installation is ok, thus i know how to do it and it works. ...
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In custom install profile How to delete the "Footer" menu that core provides by default?

I am writing custom Drupal 8 install profile to be used in our organization. The core creates the "Footer" menu as default system menu listed in menu admin page. I want to delete or disable this ...
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Where does the profile name on the Status Report come from?

When I click on Reports > Status report, the Install profile field says Snrub (snrub-"1.1) (with exactly one double quote). Where is this value defined?
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Module not found during installation

I am creating an install profile that requires, among other things, a slew of Features. Because of the intricacies of the project, which is a multi-site, I have in sites/mysite.com/modules/...
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Troubles with external configuration

I'm working in the creation of a custom profile. When the installation is already finished, on the configuration module /admin/config/development/configuration appears the following warning The ...
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best practice: what directory should the theme be located for a site install profile

I am building a site install profile. Trying to wrap my head around the file structure. I am creating a Drupal 7 install profile with a sub theme off of omega. Is it better practice to put the theme ...
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How can I migrate a site to another site with a different installation profile?

How can be D8 sites migrated in Aegir between different installation profiles, and not only between platforms using the same installation profile? There is a solution in Aegir for D6->D7 and D7->D7 ...
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Umami content not created

I'm creating a new Drupal 8 site using Lando/Pantheon - and then installing the Umami profile. I've done this before with no problems. This morning when I try, the site is created and it looks like ...
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How to install and enable a default and admin theme in a Drupal 8 install profile with just YML (without using hook_install() or a .profile file)?

I want to avoid using hook_install() so I can install from configuration. I'd like my install profile to use seven for the admin theme, and my custom theme rutherford for the default/main frontend ...
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How to fix the core.extension.module list when the currently active profile has been added to it by the system?

Following the 8.6 upgrade, several of our sites have developed a strange problem. The currently active profile, let's call it foo_profile, is now also listed as a module in config (core.extension....
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PDOException: SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] Connection refused Upon Drupal 7 Installation

I have already installed LAMP in my Ubuntu 18.10 server. I have also downloaded Drupal 7 files. But after I navigate to http://10.0.34.74/drupal-7.65/ in my browser. The error below occurs: Error The ...
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Installation fails with missing "file" -plugin error

We are creating our own D8 installation profile from previously built site. We exported config and split it to modules, so that our custom modules are defining their own configs. We've had a lot of ...
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How do I disable a core installation profile?

There is the Allow install profiles to be uninstalled issue that doesn't allow installation profiles to be uninstalled. Is there any way to do this in D7? (With a little more effort if necessary.) ...
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Assign tinymce to text formats

Just to start with I am trying to do this in code (installation profile), not in Drupal itself. In my installation profile I create three text formats. Thanks to the drush make file tinymce is also ...
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Custom installation profile with standard content

For a school project I'm trying to use a custom installation profile to pre-install a couple of modules such as Drupal Commerce. The problem I'm running into is the fact that although my installation ...
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Optional configuration and order of enable modules on profile

I have a bug or a misconfiguration I don't understand. I'm creating a profile to create new web sites with an advance configuration quickly. But I meet a bug during installation with dependencies of ...
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Installation profile missing after upgrade to 8.6.1

I did an upgrade from Drupal 8.5.6 to 8.6.1 and the installation (minimal) profile broke. I noticed that the minimal.install file was removed from the installation profile. I assume this is related to ...
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Drupal install with composer (drupal-project)

I have used option A to install Drupal 8 on server: https://www.drupal.org/docs/develop/using-composer/using-composer-to-manage-drupal-site-dependencies https://github.com/drupal-composer/drupal-...
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Drupal subsite status report not showing correct profile

I have installed a Drupal site with lightning profile and exported all the configuration in to /config/default folder using drush config-export command. After that I have created a subsite and the ...
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system.site.yml not installing correct site settings

performing D8 install through a custom profile, added a system.site.yml like: name: 'Portal Manager' mail: [email protected] slogan: '' page: 403: '' 404: '' front: /user admin_compact_mode: ...
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Installation profile - Can I create nodes via yml files? What's the best practice for it?

I've created an installation profile for Drupal 8, which creates content types, taxonomies, blocks and stuff I need for new projects via yml files. Now I also want to create some default nodes. I ...
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Features versus Configuration Management

I am building a Drupal 8 site and I have done some research whenever I should use Configuration Management or Features to export configuration and include it in my profile. In order to export and ...
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Configuration management with different database and websites

We have a central code base (Git repo). From this code base we deployed several websites already. Till now we used features. The websites which are already in production they have a filled database ...
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Include a CKEditor Plugin in an Install Profile / Distribution

I am working on an install profile that needs some CKEditor plugins. For example. the template plugin. You can add the module no problem: composer require drupal/wysiwyg_templates Getting the JS ...
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How to programmatically disable Global Theme Settings?

I am trying to programmatically disable logo and site name. I have seen some variables for these set in modules/system/system.admin.inc but haven't been able to disable them through my profile ...
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How do I add default content?

I am looking for a standardized way to add content such as content types into an installation profile. Suppose we exported the JSON for REST Content and want to import them during installation. I ...
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How to add GitHub repositories in Profile Installation

How to add Git repositories to install module while installing Drupal 8 Profile. Is any way to add repositories path in .yml or .profile to module installation? Is this possible?
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Installation profiles: Something is missing

I've been working on trying to write an installation profile for Dtupal 8 for almost a week now. I've followed the docs on Drupal.org: https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/creating-distributions/how-to-write-...
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How to create a Drupal 8 distribution

So I have this Drupal 8 site with its custom theme, some blocks, menus, content types, views and other more stuff. What I am required to do is create a site distribution of this site for drupal.org, ...