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Get a list of all views in the system.


  • drush vl. Show a list of all available views.
  • drush vl --name=blog. Show a list of views which names contain 'blog'.
  • drush vl --tags=tag1,tag2. Show a list of views tagged with 'tag1' or 'tag2'.
  • drush vl --status=enabled. Show a list of enabled views.


  • --name=NAME.
  • --tags=TAGS. A comma-separated list of views tags by which to filter the results.
  • --status=STATUS. Filter views by status. Choices: enabled, disabled.
  • --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]
  • --fields=FIELDS. Available fields: Machine name (machine-name), Name (label), Description (description), Status (status), Tag (tag)
  • --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.



  • vl
  • views-list


  • 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.