Standard Edition of Pattern Lab for Drupal.

v2.2.0 2016-08-11 17:47 UTC


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Pattern Lab Twig Standard Edition for Drupal

The Standard Edition for Drupal gives developers and designers a clean and stable base from which to develop a Drupal compatible pattern library.


First Time Install

  1. Run composer create-project pattern-lab/edition-drupal-standard FOLDERNAME (Assuming you wanted it in a directory called FOLDERNAME).
  2. Select a starterkit from menu. If asked about replacing files, do it.
  3. Commit new files generated.

Using It

After installing and committing, others cloning the repo need to run composer install to install dependencies.

Helpful Commands

These are some helpful commands you can use on the command line for working with Pattern Lab.

One line start

This will compile PL and watch for changes while running the local server:

composer start

Generate Pattern Lab

To generate the front-end for Pattern Lab type:

php core/console --generate

Start a server to view Pattern Lab

You can use PHP's built-in web server to review your Pattern Lab project in a browser. In a separate window type:

php core/console --server

Then open http://localhost:8080 in your browser.

Install a StarterKit

To install a near-empty StarterKit as a starting point for your project type:

php core/console --starterkit --init

To install a specific StarterKit from GitHub type:

php core/console --starterkit --install <starterkit-vendor/starterkit-name>

Updating Pattern Lab

composer update

Other Documentation

These are crucial pieces that contains documentation that is good to understand: