Varbase Core

Provides core components required by other features.

Varbase Core Module

Varbase core features are bundled through the Varbase Core module. GitHub:

After building a project using the varbase-project template, you can see the code of the Varbase Core module in:

|-- docroot
    |-- modules
        |-- contrib
            |-- varbase_core

Brings in the following core and contributed modules to your site:




(in Drupal core)

Manages the user registration and login system.


(in Drupal core)

Allows content to be submitted to the site and displayed on pages.


(in Drupal core)

Enables the categorization of content.


(in Drupal core)

Defines simple text field types.


(in Drupal core)

Create customized lists and queries from your database.


(in Drupal core)

Controls the visual building blocks a page is constructed with. Blocks are boxes of content rendered into an area, or region, of a web page.

Block Content

(in Drupal core)

Allows the creation of custom blocks and block types.

Configuration Manager

(in Drupal core)

Allows administrators to import and export configuration changes.

Provides basic revert and update functionality for other modules

Ignore certain configuration during import


(in Drupal core)

Defines datetime form elements and a datetime field type.


(in Drupal core)

Defines a field type for files.


(in Drupal core)

Defines a field type for image media and provides display configuration tools.


(in Drupal core)

Defines selection, check box and radio button widgets for text and numeric fields.


(in Drupal core)

Allows users to rename URLs.

Layout Discovery

(in Drupal core)

Provides a way for modules or themes to register layouts.

Provides expanded entity APIs, which will be moved to Drupal core one day.

Provides a number of utility and helper APIs for Drupal developers and site builders.

Provides improvements to blocks that will one day be added to Drupal core.

A set of improvements to the core Views code that allows for greater control over Blocks.

Provides a user interface for the Token API and some missing core tokens.

Extend the display options for every entity type.

Provides advanced options (e.g. links, checkboxes, or other widgets) to exposed Views elements.

Provides the ability to group your fields on both form and display.

Provides a more robust alternative to "summary or trimmed" textfield format

Provides an additional formatter for text field, text area and text format.

Allows assigning the classes to Blocks.

Contextual Links

(in Drupal core)

Provides contextual links to directly access tasks related to page elements.

Shows changes between content revisions.

Modify behavior and appearance of external links.

Internal Dynamic Page Cache

(in Drupal core)

Caches pages, including those with dynamic content, for all users.


(in Drupal core)

Sends pages using the BigPipe technique that allows browsers to show them much faster.

Menu UI

(in Drupal core)

Allows administrators to customize the site navigation menu.

Custom Menu Links

(in Drupal core)

Allows users to create menu links.


(in Drupal core)

Filters content in preparation for display.

Allows token values to be used as filters.

Field UI

(in Drupal core)

Provides a user interface for the Field module.


(in Drupal core)

Manages the display of online help.

Internal Page Cache

(in Drupal core)

Caches pages for anonymous users and can be used when external page cache is not available.


(in Drupal core)

Defines a field type for telephone numbers.

Generate layouts with Bootstrap grid system.

Allows for different styles to be used in views to work with Bootstrap 4 components.

Contains additional features for Display Suite.

Provides a way to place blocks on a custom page.

Provides a simple UI for Page Manager.

Core Panels display functions; provides no external UI, at least one other Panels module should be enabled.

Panels In-place editor.

Provides configurable blocks of menu links.

A pager which allows an infinite scroll effect for views.

Track usage of entities referenced by other entities.

Allows users to collect entities in arbitrarily ordered lists.

Populate a form element in the sidebar of node's add and edit pages to allow editors to add content to entityqueues directly from add/edit forms.

Provides a widget for inline management (creation, modification, removal) of referenced entities.

Inline Form Errors

(in Drupal core)

Places error messages adjacent to form inputs, for improved usability and accessibility.

Provides a "Remember Me" feature on the login form.

Cron handling for Drupal. Runs cron jobs individually in parallel using configurable rules, pool management and load balancing.

Prevents multiple users from trying to edit a content entity simultaneously to prevent edit conflicts.

Provides mechanisms for automatically unlocking nodes that have been locked for a certain length of time.

Protect the user against navigating away from a node edit form before saving their changes.

Provides a user interface for per-module and site-wide mail_system selection.

Limit the number of characters in textfields and textareas and shows the amount of characters left.

Customize menu position of nodes depending on their content type, associated terms and others conditions.

Enhanced autocomplete using Jquery UI autocomplete.

Provides a widget to allow settings of link attributes for menu links.

Basic functionality that is shared among the different Rabbit Hole modules.

Adds Rabbit Hole functionality for nodes.

Adds Rabbit Hole functionality for taxonomy.

Customizes the destination the user is redirected to after login/logout/registration/one-time login.

Make the login screens better

Allows users to register with an email address as their username.

Provides jQuery UI Accordion library.

Checks for accessibility in page content.

Sub modules

The following sub modules are packaged in the Varbase Core module

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