Obtaining and installing Drupal

Earlier in the chapter, we covered the Download page on the Drupal site; so there isn't too much to present us with problems at this point. Head on over to http://drupal.org/project/drupal and click the Drupal version number you wish to download generally, the latest stable release is the one you want. Click Download to grab the latest copy and save it to your C: drive or your My Documents folder (or wherever you want).


Drupal bugfix versions are represented by an additional digit after the main release version (that is, 7.1, 7.2, and so on). Bugfix versions should be used over the initial release for obvious reasons!

Now, the Drupal download is different from the XAMPP installer in that we will install ...

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