Drupal: Get started the easy way
Dec 01, 2009, 09:02 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"However, before we get going, the big question you have to
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"Drupal is the ideal tool for all manner of site creation,
especially since it's easily extensible via the many available
modules. You can use it to run a simple blog, forum, wiki, or even
a social network. Just like all the ingredients that go into a
meal, there are many flavours to consider when preparing a website.
The software is one, then there's the server and the database
configuration. The colour scheme and logo are the final garnish,
and we won't need them until the site's ready.
"However, just knowing the ingredients isn't enough to make a
great dish; you also need them in just the right quantities. Could
this be the reason why - despite being familiar with several
different CMSs and blogging tools, Apache, MySQL and PHP - you've
not yet managed to cook up a storm online?"