Composer tips and tricks

Composer without root

Run this in ~/composer: curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php

Put this in .bashrc: alias composer="php ~/composer/composer.phar"

Install Drupal 8 With Composer In Custom Web Folder

composer create-project drupal-composer/drupal-project:8.x-dev my_site_name_dir --no-interaction --no-install
Adjust web folder in composer.json file and then run "composer install".

Check available versions of a package

composer show package_name --available


Larger Projects in 2019

Optimizing Online Services

  • Search engine optimization including technical SEO - website health and speed, which ensures excellent visitor experience. Primary customers are SEO-companies.
  • Maintaining Linux environments primarily for web development.
    • Apache and Nginx web servers.
    • MySQL and PostgreSQL.


Main Services

  • Server and web site maintenance, updating, fixing and upgrading.
    • Drupal, Wordpress, Prestashop, Magento, Moodle, Atlassian products.
  • Speciality in Drupal 5, 6, 7, and 8.
    • Upgrade you web site from drupal 7 to drupal 8. End of life for drupal 7 November 2021, it's a good idea to upgrade to Drupal 8 because the upgrade path from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 is much less dramatic . Read more: Drupal 7 will reach end-of-life in November of 2021