Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video What you should know, part of Simplified Drupal Sites with Drush.
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This course is designed with the assumption that you have the foundational…knowledge of Drupal 7 installation and management, including modules and themes,…user management and so forth.…Drupal 7 Essential Training by Tom Geller here in the lynda.com Online…Training Library demonstrates how to download and install Drupal, add content…and graphics to a site, change layout and design elements, control visitor…interactions, and expand the site's capabilities beyond what's available in Drupal's core.…
Drush is designed for use on a server running a UNIX like OS such as Linux or Mac OS.…So you should have some base knowledge of working with a command-line shell…interface such as Linux or Mac terminal.…If you aren't familiar with Linux or the Mac terminal, I recommend the Up…and Running with Linux for PHP Developers course here in the lynda.com…online Training Library.…It includes some thorough descriptions and demonstrations of how to work with…the Linux command-line, which is very similar on the Mac.…
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