Drupal setup

Following is a small howto for doing a setup of Drupal. You can find more details on http://drupal.org/handbooks 1. Download drupal and move the folder in /var/www/ 2. Grant write permissions on configuration file chmod o+w sites/default/ 3. Create database in mysql mysqladmin -u root -p create databasename create username and password for accessing the database mysql -u username -p GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, DROP, INDEX, ALTER ON databasename.* TO 'username'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password'; 4. Install script Go to browser and type http://localhost/drupal_folder Follow the on-screen instructions 5. For Security purpose, set permission chmod a-r CHANGELOG.txt 6. Run cron for maintenance http://localhost/drupal_folder/cron.php

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