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Drupal Distributions and Installation Profiles

by Florian Lorétan

Installation profiles are lists of Drupal modules and themes coupled with automatic configuration to allow you to quickly and easily create a full-featured site or development testbed. They are packaged within distributions, which guide you through the installation and provide the site code. For example, the default Drupal distribution ships with two profiles, standard and minimal. Standard enables a set of modules and configuration that will be useful for most sites; it also includes some placeholder content and examples that can be helpful for a new user exploring ...

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