Time for action – installing Drupal 8
We are going to use a combination of Drush and Git to install Drupal:
- Mac OS X: Open up the Terminal application, and type the following command:
Windows: Open Command Prompt and type the following command:
- Now, we are going to use Git to locally clone the Drupal core Git repository into a new
d8devfolder (this will take a few minutes or so depending on your network bandwidth):
$ git clone --branch 8.1.x http://git.drupal.org/project/drupal.git d8dev Cloning into 'd8dev'... remote: Counting objects: 456756, done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% (95412/95412), done. remote: Total 456756 (delta 325729), reused 445242 (delta 316775) Receiving objects: 100% (456756/456756), ...