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Robust open source content management system.

Drupal is an open source content management system that takes CMS customization to the next level. Favored by government developers and SMBs alike, Drupal is known for creating highly custom content types and high level integrations with CRMs, location mapping, and more. Explore a library of modules to customize everything from how you build pages to administration tools. Drupal is favored by developers and organizations who build and manage sites with high security concerns. The platform comes with enterprise-grade security with Drupal Core maintained by thousands of developers. Drupal also gives site administrators more advanced capabilities to assign specific roles for creating and publishing site content.

Even though Drupal is more complex to both build and manage compared to WordPress, there is an active community of developers and contributors who can answer questions about getting started. The Drupal One-Click App on Linode makes it even easier to start building your Drupal site.

Software Included

You can configure your Drupal App by providing values for the following fields:

MySQL ServerRelational database.
PHP 7Drupal is written in PHP and requires PHP to operate.
Apache HTTP ServerWeb Server used to serve the Drupal site.
DrushA command line shell for Drupal.
Drupal 8Content management system.

Drupal Options

Drupal admin passwordPassword for your Drupal admin profile. Required.
Drupal admin usernameUsername for your Drupal admin user. Required.
E-Mail for your Drupal accountE-Mail address for your Drupal admin user. Required.
Your SSH public keyYour SSH public key. Advanced Configuration.
Domain for your Drupal site. Setting a value in this field will not also enable DNS for your app, which you should do as well. Read our DNS Manager guide for instructions on creating DNS records in the Linode Cloud Manager. Advanced Configuration.

Getting Started After Deployment

Access Your Drupal Site

With your Linode’s IP Address
After Drupal has finished installing, you will be able to access your Drupal site over http:// with your Linode’s IPv4 address, or the domain name entered when deploying your One-Click App:

  1. Access your Drupal site:

With your Linode’s IP AddressYou will be able to access your Drupal site by copying your Linode’s IPv4 address and entering it in the browser of your choice. To find your Linode’s IPv4 address:

  1. Click on the Linodes link in the sidebar. You will see a list of all your Linodes.
  2. Find the Linode you just created when deploying your app and select it.
  3. Navigate to the Networking tab.
  4. The IP address will be displayed under the Address column in the IPv4 table.
  5. Copy and paste the IPv4 address into a browser window. You should see the Drupal welcome page appear.

With a Domain Name
If you deployed your Drupal One-Click App with a domain name and it is pointing to the Linode’s IP address that is hosting your Drupal instance, then you can enter the domain name in a browser window to access your Drupal site. Ensure you are using http://.

For more details on registering your domain, see the DNS Manager guide.

2. Once you have accessed your Drupal site via the browser, you can log in using the admin credentials you created when deploying your app. Then, begin configuring your site.

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This One-Click App was built by Linode. For support regarding app deployment, contact Linode Support via the information listed in the sidebar. For support regarding the tool or software itself, visit Drupal Support.