Overview of the Rules 8.x features

Porting Rules to Drupal 8 will require a major refactoring of the framework. The Rules Core APIs & functionality will evolve and Drupal 8 rewrite opportunities will be taken into account.

Site building based on Drupal 8 core integration wins

  • Admin UI usability improvements

  • Simple Views Bulk operations in core

Reusable components

  • Plug-in based architecture & fully object-oriented code

  • Rules data selector for tokens, contexts and other use cases

  • Typed data widgets & formatters

  • Embeddable Rules UI components to integrate actions & conditions

Evolved developer experience

  • Unified DX based on Drupal 8 plug-in system

  • Symfony 2 event system integration

  • Deployable config via CMI