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Drupal 7 by David Mercer

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Summary

This chapter has served as an introduction to the world of Drupal as well as a backdrop for the rest of the book. The foundation from which to build a live site in the coming days and weeks has been laid. Having taken the time to set up a working development environment, you can be assured that any needless time wastage has been prevented.

With the facilities provided by XAMPP (Apache, PHP, and MySQL) installed on a test machine, we turned our attention to obtaining and installing Drupal itself hopefully, you found that quite easy with the much improved installation features of Drupal 7.

Finally, we became acquainted with Drupal itself by adding new modules, posting some content to the site, and specifying where this content could ...

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