Installing Experience Builder for Drupal 8

Installing Experience Builder

Use the following instructions to install and configure the Experience Builder client module on your Drupal 8 website.


As you are preparing to use Experience Builder with your website, be sure to plan for the following requirements:

Component Requirement
Drupal version Drupal 8
PHP Dependency manager Composer (installation instructions)
Keys After you purchase Acquia Lift, Acquia will email you a set of keys which are required to connect to the Experience Builder service.

Installing Experience Builder

Use the following steps to install the Experience Builder client on your website:

  1. Open a command prompt window, and then go to the directory that contains your main composer.json file.
  2. Run the following commands:

    composer config repositories.drupal composer
    composer update
    composer require drupal/acquia_lift:~3.0
    cd .. && git add --all && git commit -a -m 'Adding Experience Builder modules' && git push origin master
  3. Deploy the updated master to your website on Acquia Cloud.
  4. Sign in to your website as an administrator, and then click Extend in the admin menu.
  5. Select the check boxes for the Acquia Lift module.
  6. Click Install.
  7. In the admin menu, click Configuration, and then click the Acquia Lift link.
  8. Use the following steps to obtain and enter the information you need for the Acquia Lift Credential section.
    1. In a new tab, sign in to the Profile Manager interface using an account with administrative privileges, and then click the Admin tab.
    2. Click the Manage Customers link.
    3. Click the customer name for whom you are installing Experience Builder.
    4. Obtain the following values from the webpage:
      • Account ID
      • Site ID
      • Assets URL
      • Decision API URL
      • Authentication URL
  9. Return to your website, and then update the values based on those from the Profile Manager interface.
  10. Click Save configuration.

After you have ensured that all required modules are installed and available for use, your website has the ability to connect to the Experience Builder service.

Continue to accessing the Experience Builder sidebar >

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