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Execute a view and show a count of the results, or the rendered HTML.


  • drush views:execute my_view. Show the rendered HTML for the default display for the my_view View.
  • drush views:execute my_view page_1 3 --count. Show a count of my_view:page_1 where the first contextual filter value is 3.
  • drush views:execute my_view page_1 3,foo. Show the rendered HTML of my_view:page_1 where the first two contextual filter values are 3 and 'foo' respectively.


  • view_name. The name of the view to execute.
  • [display]. The display ID to execute. If none specified, the default display will be used.
  • [view_args]. A comma delimited list of values, corresponding to contextual filters.


  • --count[=COUNT]. Display a count of the results instead of each row.
  • --show-admin-links. Show contextual admin links in the rendered markup.

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.


  • vex
  • views-execute


  • 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.