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List available commands.


  • drush list. List all commands.
  • drush list --filter=devel_generate. Show only commands starting with devel-
  • drush list --format=xml. List all commands in Symfony compatible xml format.


  • --format[=FORMAT]. [default: listcli]
  • --raw. Show a simple table of command names and descriptions.
  • --filter=FILTER. Restrict command list to those commands defined in the specified file. Omit value to choose from a list of names.

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.


  • 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.