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Drupal by David Mercer

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A Short Tour of Drupal

Before we move ahead with customization and configuration topics, it is important that we glance over what Drupal actually looks like and ensure it is up and working properly. In order to do this, there are a few PHP settings we need to look at. Once these are taken care of we will have to create the first user who will have control over every aspect of the site. No tour of Drupal would be complete without a discussion of an actual Drupal page, so we will take a look at a sample towards the end of this section once we have finished playing around.

First things first though, let's deal with PHP.

A Couple of Important Settings

I will demonstrate the changes required for the Apache2Triad setup, but if you have gone with anything ...

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