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How to Install Drush Manually?

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Drush is a computer software shell-based application which is used to control, manipulate and administer Drupal websites.

The Drush installation process uses a PHP dependency manager known as a composer. Thus you require to install composer on your account before installing Drush.

# Steps to install Drush :

1. Log in to your account using SSH.

2. Select the Drush version that you wish to install :

Install Drush 8 by typing following command :

Install Drush 7 by typing following command :

3. Now determine the CentOS version used on your server by typing following command :

If you get an output of this command containing eI7 (for example, 3.10.0-714.10.2.Ive1.5.9.el7.x86_64), then your server is running CentOS7.

If you get an output of this command containing eI6 (for example, 2.6.32-673.23.1.Ive1.4.27.el6.x86_64). then your server is running CentOS6.

4. In order to add Drush to your path, type the following commands depending on the CentOS version that you have obtained in step 3 :

For the server running CentOS 7, type the following command :

For the server running CentOS 6, type the following command :

5. To make the new path effective immediately, type the following command :

Now you can see Drush is now installed and is ready to use.
If you want to confirm if Drush is installed correctly, then type the following command :

Dursh will show you the recent version number.

If you want to update Drush to the newest version, then type the following command :

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Sonam Wagh
With an interest in doing something creative daily, Sonam works as a Digital Marketing Executive. She likes to write technical blogs related to web hosting, digital marketing, and other IT topics. She also likes to spend her leisure time on social media to find different strategies for client engagement.