Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Site installation and introspection, part of Drupal: Simplify Sites with Drush.
Throughout this course I will be building a Drupal site piece by piece.…In this segment I will start by downloading the Drupal core, gathering…information about site status then performing a site installation.…Throughout this process I'll describe how each command works, and how it relates…to everyday operations.…Before you begin identify the location of your Web server root that you want to…build your site and determine the following about the database, the username…and password, database name, and the port that you wish to use for connection settings.…
I'll start by opening a command line, connecting to my sandbox, and…navigating to the Web server root where I will start the base installation,…cd /media/sf_sandbox.…I'll list the content to the directory to ensure that there are no files on it, ls - la.…If you type drush help, you will see a comprehensive list of all commands…that drush is aware of.…To get help on any command type 'drush help' then the name of the command.…
The first command I will demonstrate is pm-download, which stands for…
The course describes how to manage users, download and install modules and themes, archive and restore your entire site, and employ site variables for fast, full control over your Drupal sites. Plus, discover how to script an entire Drupal site installation with and without site profiles.
- What is Drush?
- Installing the prerequisite files
- Installing Drush with PEAR, manually, and just for Windows
- Installing Drupal sites
- Managing themes
- Controlling user access
- Controlling cache and cron
- Reading logs
- Updating modules