drush variable-getfor drush 8x


Get a list of some or all site variables and values.

drush variable-get

  • Aliases


    variable-get has 1 alias/es:


    drush vget

  • Arguments


    variable-get accepts 1 argument/s:


    name : A string to filter the variables by. Variables whose name contains the string will be listed.

  • Options


    variable-get accepts 19 option/s:


    --exact : Only get the one variable that exactly matches the specified name.  Output will contain only the variable's value.

    --format : Select output format. Available: json, csv, html, list, string, table, var_export, yaml. Default is json.

    --fields : Fields to output.

    --list-separator : Specify how elements in a list should be separated. In lists of lists, this applies to the elements in the inner lists.

    --line-separator : In nested lists of lists, specify how the outer lists ("lines") should be separated.

    --field-labels : Add field labels before first line of data. Default is on; use --no-field-labels to disable.

    --format=json : Javascript Object Notation.

    --format=config : A configuration file in executable php format. The variable name is "config", and the variable keys are taken from the output data array's keys.

    --format=csv : A list of values, one per row, each of which is a comma-separated list of values.

    --format=html : An HTML representation

    --format=labeled-export : A list of php exports, labeled with a name.

    --format=list : A simple list of values.

    --format=php : A serialized php string.

    --format=print-r : Output via php print_r function.

    --format=string : A simple string.

    --format=table : A formatted, word-wrapped table.

    --format=var_export : An array in executable php format.

    --format=variables : A list of php variable assignments.

    --format=yaml : Yaml output format.

  • Examples


    List all variables and values.

    drush vget

    List all variables containing the string "user".

    drush vget user

    Show only the value of the variable with the exact key "site_mail".

    drush vget site_mail --exact

    Show only the variable with the exact key "site_mail" without changing the structure of the output.

    drush vget site_mail --exact --pipe

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