Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Updating Drupal and modules, part of Drupal: Simplify Sites with Drush.
Keeping Drupal in the various modules up-to-date can be a pain.…In Drupal 6, downloading and extracting individual modules was cumbersome and…repetitive in a very manual process.…In Drupal 7, module updates were streamlined through the browser interface, but…it still took a number of steps.…To make this task easier, Drush provides some utilities that will update both…core and contributed modules.…To demonstrate these utilities, I'm going to quickly set up an intentionally…out-of-date site using Drush package manager download and site install.…
Change directory out of the siteroot.…Next, download an older version of Drupal, I'll use Drupal 7.15, so, "drush dl drupal-7.15".…Change directory to "drupal-7.15" and then we'll perform a site install again.…This is going to overwrite the database used by Drupal-7.17.…If you're sure that there's nothing to lose, say yes to the prompt, so, drush si…--db-url=mysql://root:firstname.lastname@example.org: 3306/drush, and then, account-pass=admin.…
If you're sure, say yes.…
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