About the Drupal 8 category

Drupal 8


To start a new Drupal project with version 8.0.0:

composer create-project drupal/recommended-project:8.0.0 “install-dir”

To update your site and all dependencies to the latest version of Drupal:

composer update “drupal/core-*” --with-all-dependencies

To update your site to this specific release:

composer require drupal/core-recommended:8.0.0 drupal/core-composer-scaffold:8.0.0 drupal/core-project-message:8.0.0 --update-with-all-dependencies

Pinning to a specific release may make it more challenging to update your site in future, see composer documentation for managing pinned versions

Using Composer to manage Drupal site dependencies