Installing Drush 8

Previously I discussed how to install Drush 6.x for use with Drupal 7. Here we’ll install Drush 8 for Drupal 8, specifically using Ubuntu 16.04 Server. The recommended method is to install using PHP’s Composer. First we install Composer itself: Then, install unzip to speed things up: Installing and Testing Drush 8 Install Drush 8.x: […]

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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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