I am looking for ways to trigger an event in my local dev to check out a custom event subscriber. The actual event is triggered by Google social auth and I don't think it is possible to do that locally.

Is it possible to trigger events using devel

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You can use the event_dispatcher service to trigger an event, for example with \Drupal::service('event_dispatcher')->dispatch(MyModuleEvents::MY_EVENT, new MyModuleEventClass());.

You need to replace MyModuleEvents and MyModuleEventClass with the class names you are effectively using, and MyModuleEvents::MY_EVENT with the effective event name. (It is better to use a class constant.)

You can run the code using drush php "\Drupal::service('event_dispatcher')->dispatch(MyModuleEvents::MY_EVENT, new MyModuleEventClass());".

See Subscribe to and dispatch events for more details.


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