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      • Aug 2017
      • Drupal

      How To Install Drupal Console For Drupal 8 !!

      What is Drupal console?

      The command line interface for Drupal. In website development CLI perform lead role because with the use of command, we can make development rapidly. Drupal console provides us commands that will generate PHP code for projects like module, distribution, controller, etc. for Drupal 8.

      The Drupal Console makes use of the Symfony Console and other third party components which allows you to automatically generate most of the code needed for Drupal 8 module.

      Drupal Console allows us to debug routes, develop module and themes, plugin, event and many more components.

      Why To Use Drupal Console

      It will generate the code and files for module with single line of command. It will
      reduce the development time for tasks related to custom module or custom theme. It will provide modern technique for Drupal development.

      Install Drupal Console -Steps required to install Drupal console:

      $: curl https://drupalconsole.com/installer -L -o drupal.phar

      $: php drupal.phardrupal 8 console

      $: mv drupal.phar /usr/local/bin/drupal

      $: chmod +x /usr/local/bin/drupal

      $: drupal initdrupal 8 console

      $: source “$HOME/.console/console.rc” 2>/dev/null
      $: ln -s ~/.console/drupal.fish ~/.config/fish/completions/drupal.fish

      Congratulations!!! You, just installed Drupal console on our system.

      Note: If you want to allow your project use Drupal Console for selected projects from other projects then you need to run below command. This is done using Composer.

      $: composer require drupal/console:~1.0 –prefer-dist –optimize-autoloader

      It’s easy to install Drupal console and manage Drupal terminals . Questions or need assistance in Drupal, please contact one of our experts. cmsMinds is a Drupal Theme Development Company Based in Raleigh,NC with depth and breadth of expertise in Drupal and other cms.

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