State of the media initiative

In this session you will get an update on the Media Initiative for Drupal 8 core.

The Core Media team is working on the Media Initiative to modernize and improve Drupal core’s out-of-the-box media handling (Not just files, but images, videos, tweets...).

The session will include:

  • Brief overview of the goals of the media initiative
  • Current state of media module in core - what could you expect for Drupal 8.4
  • Roadmap for 8.5 and later
  • Update plans for contributed modules
  • Upgrade path from contrib to core
  • How you can help

There will be plenty of time for questions, answers, and general discussion.

Session Track

Core Conversations

Experience level


Drupal Version

Drupal 8 (future)

Session Time Slot(s)

09/26/2017 - 10:45 to 09/26/2017 - 11:10
Schubert 3