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Drupal 6 Site Blueprints by Timi Ogunjobi

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Install Drupal on a remote server

The steps for performing this installation are essentially the same as for installing Drupal on a local machine. Some other hosting packages will come with one-click installation tools such as Fantastico—a commercial script library that automates the installation of web applications to a web site. Fantastico scripts are executed from the administration area of a website's control panel, such as CPanel. The scripts typically create tables in a database, install the software, adjust permissions, and modify the web server's configuration files.

Although they may look like a god send, hosting providers offering Fantastico do have several minuses:

  • The installation scripts, although easy to use, are frequently not maintained ...

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