Chapter 3. Drupal Administration

With Drupal installed, it’s now time to turn to the administration area of your new Web site. Throughout the remaining chapters of this book, you will learn how to use Drupal’s powerful configuration options. This chapter gives you an overview of different parts of the administrative section. If you want to dig into the administration of your Web site now, read on. If you are happy to let the book reveal Drupal’s administrative interface on an as-needed basis, skip ahead to the next chapter.


In every Drupal installation there is both a public version of your Web site and a private, administrative area. Once you’ve entered your user name and administrative password, you will have access to the screens ...

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