Chapter 2. Executing Drush Commands

This chapter shows how common site-building and administration tasks in Drupal projects can be performed faster and easier using Drush commands, right after it has been installed. In order to demonstrate this, a sample Drupal project will be installed, configured, extended, archived, restored, and monitored using Drush commands. Get ready to dive into the terminal and start typing rather than clicking!

Downloading and installing Drupal (site-install)

We are about to download the latest Drupal 7 version available, to be the foundation of our test project. Let's call it Festival: a site to promote our favorite music festival.

Note

Almost everything in the rest of the chapter is compatible with Drupal 6. Whenever ...

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