How to install Drupal

Download Drupal and setup document root

Download Drupal here. After downloading, the resulting zip file should be in your C:\Downloads folder. Unzip this drupal.zip file. You should now see a C:\Downloads\Drupal folder. Move the contents of this folder to C:\Applications\MAMP\htdocs.

Create database

Click on Open Start Page, then on the phpMyAdmin link. Create a database in phpMyAdmin and call it “drupal”.

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Run Drupal installation

Go to Open Start Page, click on “MyWebsite” on the top menu bar, you should now see the Drupal installation process begin.

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The following fields are the default for the MAMP PRO MySQL installation, user name: “root”, password: “root”, database host: “localhost” and port to 8889.

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Finish the Drupal installation process. The “admin” user is the administration user for this Drupal site. You can use a different administrator user name other than “admin”.

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