During development with Magento 2, we need to run the command repeatedly. And each time we need to type
In this article, I will show you how you can create short forms of Magento 2 commands in Linux. For example, you can clean the cache by only typing
php bin/magento cache:clean at the root of Magento.
You don’t need to do anything. Just open .bashrc file from your home folder
File Path: /home/username/.bashrc
Now just add the following line at the bottom of the file
alias c:c='php bin/magento c:c'
Now restart the terminal.
That’s all! you can now clean the cache by only typing
c:c at the root of the Magento.
You can add any number of short-form of commands in this file.
Here is my short forms of Magento 2 commands
This is a little bit hard to set dynamic commands like if you need to make an alias of
php bin/magento deploy:mode:set developer and production you need to make two aliases here like
So it’s also a good idea to add an alias of
php bin/magento as
m so now you can run commands like
m command:name. For example to clean the cache type
Please comment below if you have any questions. Thank you for reading.
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Further reading: How to Hire a Great Magento Developer (or Magento 2 Developer)