The University of Arizona

Installing Drupal 7

The basic steps for installing Drupal 7 involve the following:   

  1. Create a MySQL database. This database will contain the content and configuration for your Drupal site. Instructions can be found here.
  2. Install Drush. Drush is a tool that makes it easier to maintain and manage your Drupal site. Instructions can be found here.
  3. Install Drupal using Drush. Instructions can be found here.
  4. Finish Drupal Installation. Once Drupal is installed with Drush, you can go to your website with your browser to finish the installation. Instructions can be found here.

Now that Drupal is installed, you can find instructions for configuring it here.

Note: it is important that you follow all of the steps as laid out above.