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Drupal 7 Social Networking by Michael Peacock

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Deploying

There are quite a number of stages to go through to put DinoSpace online, so that it can be accessed on the Internet. Typically, this will involve the following:

  1. Choosing and registering a domain name
  2. Signing up with a hosting provider
  3. Setting the nameservers for the domain
  4. Creating a database on the hosting account
  5. Exporting our local database
  6. Importing our local database to the hosting account
  7. Changing some of our database records
  8. Changing our database configuration options
  9. Uploading the files for our site
  10. Testing

Choosing a domain name

Hopefully, by this stage, you will have already decided on the domain name you wish to use. With a site such as DinoSpace we could either combine the two names as one word, or we could hyphenate the name; this ...

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