Docksal powered Drupal 8 Installation
This is a sample vanilla Drupal 8 installation pre-configured for use with Docksal.
- Vanilla Drupal 8
- Using the default Docksal LAMP stack with image version pinning
- PHP and MySQL settings overrides examples
- Drush aliases example (
drush @docksal status)
Step #1: Docksal environment setup
This is a one time setup - skip this if you already have a working Docksal environment.
Step #2: Project setup
Clone this repo into your Projects directory
git clone https://github.com/docksal/boilerplate-drupal8.git drupal8 cd drupal8
Initialize the site
This will initialize local settings and install the site via drush
Point your browser to
When the automated install is complete the command line output will display the admin username and password.
More automation with 'fin init'
Site provisioning can be automated using
fin init, which calls the shell script in .docksal/commands/init.
This script is meant to be modified per project. The one in this repo will give you a good starting example.
Some common tasks that can be handled by the init script (an other custom commands):
- initialize local settings files for Docker Compose, Drupal, Behat, etc.
- import DB or perform a site install
- compile Sass
- run DB updates, revert features, clear caches, etc.
- enable/disable modules, update variables values
This repo is intended for quick start demos and includes a hardcoded value for
If you are basing your project code base on this repo, make sure you regenerate and update the
A new value can be generated with
drush ev '$hash = Drupal\Component\Utility\Crypt::randomBytesBase64(55); print $hash . "\n";'