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"However, before we get going, the big question you have to answer is: with all the free hosting services available today, do you really need your own website at all? If the answer is yes, read on to discover how you can create anything from a simple blog to a complex website using Drupal in a matter of minutes. Click here to find out more!

"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?"

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