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Read detailed documentation on a given topic.


  • drush topic. Pick from all available topics.
  • drush topic docs-repl. Show documentation for the Drush interactive shell
  • drush docs:r. Filter topics for those starting with 'docs-r'.


  • topic_name. The name of the topic you wish to view. If omitted, list all topic descriptions (and names in parenthesis).

Global Options

  • -v|vv|vvv, --verbose. Increase the verbosity of messages: 1 for normal output, 2 for more verbose output and 3 for debug
  • -y, --yes. Auto-accept the default for all user prompts. Equivalent to --no-interaction.
  • -l, --uri=URI. A base URL for building links and selecting a multi-site. Defaults to https://default.
  • To see all global options, run drush topic and pick the first choice.



  • topic
  • core-topic


  • An argument or option with square brackets is optional.
  • Any default value is listed at end of arg/option description.
  • An ellipsis indicates that an argument accepts multiple values separated by a space.