5

The latest version of Drupal 8 can be installed via Composer with the following command:

composer create-project drupal/recommended-project mynewproject

What is the equivalent command to install the latest version of Drupal 9 (beta1)?

4

create-project can take a version number, and recommended-project has some tags in for 9.x, so for example:

composer create-project drupal/recommended-project mynewproject "9.0-beta1"

Or if you just want the bleeding edge to play with:

composer create-project drupal/recommended-project mynewproject "^9.0" --stability=dev --prefer-dist
  • I see that you edited your reply and made it clearer that the version number in the create-project command is for recommended-project, and not drupal/core-recommended - great! Do you know if the maintainers of recommended-project plans to create a release/tag for all Drupal versions? If not, we can't expect to be able to install a specific Drupal version using create-project. – hansfn Mar 24 at 14:02
  • I can't vouch for it @hansfn, but my understanding is that drupal/recommended-project is to be tagged in sync with the Drupal project itself. So you should expect to see complementary tags for all releases – Clive Mar 24 at 14:09
  • Thank you again Clive. I'd check the documentation for the create-project command but I was looking for the answer in the options. I didn't notice that the example command includes a tag. – user320691 Mar 26 at 0:52

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.