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Drupal™ User’s Guide: Building and Administering a Successful Drupal-Powered Web Site by Emma Jane Hogbin

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Chapter 2. Installing Drupal

This chapter outlines the requirements for selecting an appropriate hosting company and gives you step-by-step instructions on how to install Drupal. If Drupal has already been installed for you, please skip ahead to the next chapter.

Hosting Your Web Site on the Internet

Although Drupal is free, having a Web site is not. There are several parts to being online and having a Web site.

• Your personal or business Internet connection

• Annual domain name registration fee

• Web site hosting

• Web site development and maintenance (which you will learn in this book)

If you expect a large proportion of your marketing to happen via e-mail, you will also want to hire an e-mail service provider (ESP) that specializes in newsletter ...

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