Getting started withWebsite Design using  Drupal                        -Kartik Singhal                        kartiksingh...
What is Drupal?CMS - Content Management SystemOther famous Examples: Joomla,Wordpress
Drupal... where?White House - www.whitehouse.govMTV UK - www.mtv.co.ukEmmy Awards - www.emmys.tvCWG Delhi 2010 - www.cwgde...
Get itdrupal.org/download
Drupal depends onServer – ApacheDatabase – MySQLPHP                   LAMP or WAMP
InstallationWindows – Use Acquia Drupalfrom acquia.com/downloadsUbuntu – Install LAMP stack, phpMyAdmin andunpack archive ...
Commands for Ubuntu$ sudo taskselSelect LAMP Server -> Ok$ sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin$ tar xvf drupal-6.19.tar.gz$ su...
Accessing the sitehttp://localhost/drupal   in your favorite browser :)and start the installation of drupal
Wait a sec, the database is missing   http://localhost/phpmyadmin                Create new     Note down details, grant p...
More commands, grrrr....$ cd /var/www/drupal/sites/default$ sudo cp default.settings.phpsettings.php$ sudo chmod a+w setti...
Ready to create a website!NodeThemeCommentUsersRolesPermissionsBlocks
License and CreditsThis presentation is licensed under a CreativeCommons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 India              ...
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Get Started With Drupal

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Slides for a demo session on Drupal - an open source content management platform - conducted by me to help interested people (including freshers and FOSSCell members) learn about basics of Drupal on November 6, 2010.

It covers mostly the installation part where beginners get stuck.

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Get Started With Drupal

  1. 1. Getting started withWebsite Design using Drupal -Kartik Singhal kartiksinghal@gmail.com
  2. 2. What is Drupal?CMS - Content Management SystemOther famous Examples: Joomla,Wordpress
  3. 3. Drupal... where?White House - www.whitehouse.govMTV UK - www.mtv.co.ukEmmy Awards - www.emmys.tvCWG Delhi 2010 - www.cwgdelhi2010.orgFOSSMeet - fossmeet.in
  4. 4. Get itdrupal.org/download
  5. 5. Drupal depends onServer – ApacheDatabase – MySQLPHP LAMP or WAMP
  6. 6. InstallationWindows – Use Acquia Drupalfrom acquia.com/downloadsUbuntu – Install LAMP stack, phpMyAdmin andunpack archive downloaded from drupal.org to/var/www directory
  7. 7. Commands for Ubuntu$ sudo taskselSelect LAMP Server -> Ok$ sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin$ tar xvf drupal-6.19.tar.gz$ sudo mv drupal-6.19 /var/www/drupal
  8. 8. Accessing the sitehttp://localhost/drupal in your favorite browser :)and start the installation of drupal
  9. 9. Wait a sec, the database is missing http://localhost/phpmyadmin Create new Note down details, grant privileges
  10. 10. More commands, grrrr....$ cd /var/www/drupal/sites/default$ sudo cp default.settings.phpsettings.php$ sudo chmod a+w settings.php$ sudo mkdir files$ sudo chmod a+w files/And when you are done:$ sudo chmod a -w settings.php
  11. 11. Ready to create a website!NodeThemeCommentUsersRolesPermissionsBlocks
  12. 12. License and CreditsThis presentation is licensed under a CreativeCommons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 India License. Credits are due to: OpenOffice.org Impress,  GIMP, Ubuntu, Google Image Search

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