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An overview of the environment - Drush and Drupal.


  • drush core-status --field=files. Emit just one field, not all the default fields.
  • drush core-status --fields=*. Emit all fields, not just the default ones.


  • --project=PROJECT. A comma delimited list of projects. Their paths will be added to path-aliases section.
  • --format[=FORMAT]. Format the result data. Available formats: csv,json,list,null,php,print-r,string,table,tsv,var_dump,var_export,xml,yaml [default: table]
  • --fields=FIELDS. Available fields: Drupal version (drupal-version), Site URI (uri), DB driver (db-driver), DB hostname (db-hostname), DB port (db-port), DB username (db-username), DB password (db-password), DB name (db-name), Database (db-status), Drupal bootstrap (bootstrap), Default theme (theme), Admin theme (admin-theme), PHP binary (php-bin), PHP config (php-conf), PHP OS (php-os), PHP version (php-version), Drush script (drush-script), Drush version (drush-version), Drush temp (drush-temp), Drush configs (drush-conf), Drush aliases (drush-alias-files), Alias search paths (alias-searchpaths), Install profile (install-profile), Drupal root (root), Drupal Settings (drupal-settings-file), Site path (site-path), Site path (site), Themes path (themes), Modules path (modules), Files, Public (files), Files, Private (private), Files, Temp (temp), Drupal config (config-sync), Files, Public (files-path), Files, Temp (temp-path), Other paths (%paths)
  • --field=FIELD. Select just one field, and force format to string.

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.



  • status
  • st
  • core-status


  • 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.