In This Chapter
In this chapter, you’ll perform all the steps to install Drupal, the database behind it, and all the necessary support software.
If you’ve never installed server-based software before, you might find the procedure somewhat more complicated than you’re used to, but don’t worry: Although there are many steps, each one is fairly simple. The procedure includes:
• Preparing your computer by installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP (an “AMP stack”) if needed
• Downloading and unpacking the Drupal package
• Setting up a Drupal database
• Running the Drupal installer through a web ...