Create a Drupal 8 Project using composer


How to Create a Drupal 8 Project using composer.

Get drupal8 using default (The composer packages repository) drupal repository.
composer create-project drupal/drupal drupal8

Few other repositorys.
composer create-project drupal/drupal drupal8 --stability dev
composer create-project drupalcommerce/project-base drupal8 --stability dev

If you gave a private repository, You can use a package.json like:

    "package": {
        "name": "yourname/your-drupal-project",
        "version": "1.0.0",
        "dist": {
            "url": "https://your.domain/url-to/",
            "type": "zip"


composer create-project yourname/your-drupal-project drupal8 --stability dev --repository=packages.json




Clear composer cache

composer clear-cache


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