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Drupal 8: Enterprise Web Development by Chaz Chumley, Matt Glaman, Richard Jones, Nick Abbott

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Installing Drupal

Just like most things, there are many different methods for downloading Drupal and installing it. In this recipe, we will focus on downloading Drupal from https://www.drupal.org/ and setting it up on a basic Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) server.

In this recipe, we will set-up the files for Drupal 8 and go through the installation process.

Getting ready

Before we start, you are going to need the below mentioned development environments that meet the new system requirements for Drupal 8:

  • Apache 2.0 (or higher) or Nginx 1.1 (or higher) web server.
  • PHP 5.5.9 or higher.
  • MySQL 5.5 or MariaDB 5.5.20 for your database. You will need a user with privileges to create databases, or a created database with a user that has privileges to make ...

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