Drupal Development

Notes on Drupal development using Devel and some of its children. Install and Enable the Devel Module Devel can be downloaded from Drupal.org or by using the drush pm-download devel/drush pm-enable devel commands. Drupal Development with Devel Among other things, devel allows you to see inside the Drupal objects and arrays containing the different properties […]

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Using Drush

This is quick overview of using Drush, or the Drupal shell, for updating and managing Drupal web sites. Attempting to administer Drupal through its GUI is a pain, but Drush allows you to run updates and alter your configuration quickly on the command line. Best of all, Drush is fully scriptable and provides its own […]

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Installing Drush

PHP Composer provides an easier way to install Drush than the method below. Instructions for this can be found in the Drush 8/Drupal 8 version of this article, available here. After installing Composer, run the command php composer.phar global require drush/drush:7.* to install Drush 7. Procedures for installing Drush on Linux-like machines. The easiest method […]

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