Every time I create a content type, there are new roles created per content type. Is this a D8 feature or something in Lightning, and can it be turned off?
For an existing site, just uninstall
lightning_roles. If you want to exclude it entirely from new site builds, use a sub-profile and add
lightning_roles to the
Auto role creation is a part of the Lightning Roles component. More information can be found in our documentation on Lightning Roles.