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Software and module requirements

Software

    Depending on how the course has been set up, you will either be using remotely installed sites (e.g. on the GovCMS Lagoon platform), or you’re using a local installation (on your computer). If you’re working locally, we recommend using the GovCMS8 bundled development environment at: https://github.com/govcms/govcms8-scaffold. A complete guide for installation is available at https://github.com/govCMS/govcms8-scaffold/blob/master/README.md
    You’ll also need a web browser with an inspection tool (e.g. Firebug or Firefox) - you can download Firebug here: http://getfirebug.com. You can also use Chrome’s “Developer tools” or Safari’s “Develop menu”.
    Finally, you’ll need a Lorem Ipsum generator extension such as this one: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/dummy-lipsum/. You can add placement text, by right-clicking on the text area.

Modules

This course and manual are for GovCMS8, which contains most of the modules you’ll need to build a typical government website.
You can view the additional GovCMS8 modules in “composer.json file”: https://github.com/govCMS/govCMS8/blob/1.x/composer.json - see the “require” section lists all “drupal/[modulename]” modules?

Themes used:

GovCMS8 comes with a fully-featured base theme:
    GovCMS 8 UI-Kit Starter - based on UI-Kit theme - ships with GovCMS core
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