Installing Drupal Console
To install Drupal Console, follow these steps:
If you have not already done so, install a Drupal 8 site. You must have a Drupal 8 site installed on your account to install Drupal Console.
Log in to your site using SSH.
At the command prompt, change the current directory to where the Drupal site is installed. For example, type
To install Drupal Console, type the following command:
composer require drupal/console:~1.0 --prefer-dist --optimize-autoloader
To ensure that you can run Drupal Console from any directory, type the following commands. Replace username with your account username, and replace drupal_dir with the name of the directory where you installed Drupal:
echo 'alias drupal="/home/username/public_html/drupal_dir/vendor/bin/drupal"' >> ~/.bashrc source ~/.bashrc
You can now run Drupal Console by simply typing drupal at the command prompt from any directory in your account.
To verify that Drupal Console installed correctly, type one or both of the following commands in the Drupal site directory:
drupal site:status drupal site:statistics
You should see information about your Drupal site.