Installing Drupal 6 Steps for Getting-Started and Running Quickly

March 14th, 2012 by Regaz



Here is another little Guide on Drupal 6 Installation that Aim to be Clear, Detailed and Precise as possible.

Here will be Indicated Also Some Article-Installation Directives to Get Quickly
Running on Drupal 6.

  1. Download the Latest Drupal 6 Core
  2. Uncompress the Archive and Put the Content Into your Domain Root
  3. Create the Configuration File

    • Manually
      1. Copy the sites/default/default.settings.php into sites/default/settings.php
      2. Give it the Right Permissions

        Normally it Should be Writable from All.

        On a Unix-Like Platform by the Terminal Console you Perform:

        chmod a+w sites/default/settings.php

        OR

        chmod 666 sites/default/settings.php
    • Automatically

      You Need to Make Writable from Everybody the sites/default Folder

      On a Unix-Like Platform by the Terminal Console you Perform:

      chmod -R a+w sites/default

      OR

      chmod -R 666 sites/default
    Do Not Forget to Change Back the Permissions Settings After Installation…
    On a Unix-Like Platform by the Terminal Console you Perform:

    chmod 644 sites/default/settings.php
    chmod 755 sites/default
  4. Create a Database
    The Database Creation Details are Not Treated in this Guide…
  5. Point your Browser to the Domain Address
  6. This is the Sign the Installation has Started

    Accept the English Language Or Otherwise Take Info About How to Enable Drupal in Your Language by the Link Indicated…

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  7. Make the Database Settings

    If you are on a Localhost Frequently you Have to Set the Database Host to:

    127.0.0.1

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    On a Remote Hosting Account you Just Leave the Default Host Setting…

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  8. Continue Inserting your Site Data

    If Clean URLs Appears Grayed-Out you Can Proceed After to Enabling by:

    How to Enable Clean URLs on the Most Part of Hosting Accounts

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  9. This is the Sign of Success

    Congratulations!

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