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Drush – The command line tool for Drupal development

In Drupal development, we spend quite a lot of time on module management.

  1. Browser: Go to the module page
  2. Browser: Copy the download link
  3. Shell: Go to the sites/all/modules directory
  4. Shell: Download the module using the wget command with the copied link
  5. Shell: Extract the module by the tar command
  6. Shell: Remove the extracted archive
  7. Browser: Login to the Drupal instance and go to the module page
  8. Browser: Enable the module

 

A typical Drupal website requires about twenty modules. That means you need to repeat the above tedious steps for twenty times. Besides, you have to move your focus between the browser and the shell prompt.
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