Video tutorial on installing Drupal on the Direct Admin host

After purchasing a host, you have the chance to choose one of the thousands of content management systems that have been created and are available. You can even do it yourself and raise your website by coding and without using content management systems. But the installing Drupal content management system has unique features that you can use as strong reasons to use this CMS. In this article from Fa Host’s knowledge base, we will talk about Drupal and how to install Drupal on Direct Admin. So, if you want to know more about this content management system, follow us until the end of this article.

 

The topics covered in this article are as follows:

  • Ability to install Drupal on Direct Admin
  • How to install Drupal on Direct Admin

Ability to install Drupal on Direct Admin

Drupal is a very flexible content management system that allows you to manage your website suitably by providing unique features. Using Drupal, you can enable or disable various modules and change the overall look of your website using the various themes available. Unlike many other examples, this content management system is completely public. You can use it to launch different websites, and it is not limited to a specific type of website.

How to install Drupal on Direct Admin

As mentioned earlier, you need to follow three main steps if you want to upload Drupal on your Direct Admin host. In the following, we will examine these steps and actions you should take. To install Drupal on your Direct Admin host, you must go through the following steps:

  1. Download and upload the Drupal file on the Direct Admin host
  2. Create a new database on Direct Admin
  3. Installing Drupal on Direct Admin

1. Upload the Drupal file on the Direct Admin host

In the first step of the Drupal installation process on the Direct Admin host, you must download the Drupal content management system installation file and upload it to your host. For this, you must follow the following steps one by one:

  1. In the first step, you must enter the official website of this content management system at Drupal.org and download the latest installed version.
    Installing Drupal on the Direct Admin host
  2. Then, to be able to upload it to your host, you need to enter your Host Direct Admin management panel by entering your username and password.
    Training to enter the direct admin
  3. Then, in the next step, you must Files ” menu File Manager and click on it.
    How to install Drupal on the Direct Admin host
  4. In the last step, what you have to do is to enter the ” public_html. According to the tutorial on uploading a file in Direct Admin, upload the Drupal installation file on your Direct Admin host.
A very important point you should know about installing Drupal on your host: after you upload the Drupal installation file and extract it, you must copy the extracted files and folders and place them in the “public_html” directory. Otherwise, you will get a 404 error .  

How to extract files from compressed mode in Direct Admin

2. Create a new database on Direct Admin

In the second step of the Drupal installation process on DirectAdmin, you must create a new database to connect to your Drupal. Until you create the required database, you cannot install and run the Drupal installation file. To create a new database, proceed as follows:

  1. On the main page of the cPanel host, DATABASES ” menu MySQL® Database Wizard .
    Drupal installation on the direct admin host
  2. In the next step, you enter the page related to the database.

🟢🔵 At this stage, you should create the database you need, as in the following tutorial.

Database creation training in Direct Admin

3. Installing Drupal on Direct Admin

In the last step of installing Drupal on the Direct Admin host and after going through the previous two steps, which are actually prerequisites, you should install and run Drupal. For this, you must go through the following steps one by one:

  1. In the first step, you must enter your website address completely in a browser. This will take you to the Drupal installation settings page.
  2. In the second step, you need to choose your desired language. Fortunately , the Persian language is also supported. As a result, you can choose the Farsi language and click on the ” Save and continue ” button.
    Installing Drupal on the directadmin host
  3. In the third step, you must choose one of the available profiles. The default option that should be your choice is ” Standard . After selecting it, click on the ” Save and Continue ” button.
    Installing drupal on the direct admin
  4. In the fourth step, you need to check the Drupal installation requirements, and if there are no problems, click on the ” Continue Anyway to go through this step as well.
    How to install drupal on the direct admin host