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List all base fields of an entity type


  • field:base-info taxonomy_term. List all base fields.
  • field:base-info. List all base fields and fill in the remaining information through prompts.


  • [entityType]. The machine name of the entity type.


  • --format[=FORMAT]. Format the result data. Available formats: csv,json,list,null,php,print-r,sections,string,table,tsv,var_dump,var_export,xml,yaml [default: table]
  • --show-machine-names. Show machine names instead of labels in option lists.
  • --fields=FIELDS. Available fields: Label (label), Description (description), Field name (field_name), Field type (field_type), Required (required), Translatable (translatable), Cardinality (cardinality), Default value (default_value), Default value callback (default_value_callback), Allowed values (allowed_values), Allowed values function (allowed_values_function), Selection handler (handler), Target bundles (target_bundles)
  • --field=FIELD. Select just one field, and force format to string.
  • --filter[=FILTER]. Filter output based on provided expression

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.



  • field-base-info
  • fbi


  • 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.