Package:Drupal

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Summary: PHP-based open-source platform and content management system


Drupal

Drupal is a powerful Web-server-stack web application that can be used to craft custom websites, for example: http://www.whitehouse.gov

Install

# emerge drupal

MySQL

Warning

default "changeme" passwords are insecure, change them!

To create a database for drupal to interact with:

# mysql -u root -p
mysql> CREATE DATABASE IF NOT EXISTS `drupal` DEFAULT CHARACTER SET `utf8` COLLATE `utf8_unicode_ci`;
mysql> CREATE USER 'drupal'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'changeme';
mysql> GRANT LOCK TABLES, SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, DROP, INDEX, ALTER ON `drupal`.* TO 'drupal'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'changeme';
mysql> \q

webapp-config

Note

webapp-config is currently broken for drupal so you must run it your self:

To run webapp-config, you must know the version number of the webapp you're installing. To find the version number:

# equery l drupal

then run something similar to this, making sure to replace the version number with your current drupal version.

# webapp-config -I -h localhost -u root -d /drupal drupal 7.31

web install

Start your web server, and database.

If you are using apache 2.4, or newer run this sed command.

# sed -i 's\Order allow,deny\Require all granted\' /var/www/localhost/htdocs/drupal/.htaccess

point your browser @ http://localhost/drupal/install.php

Maintenance Mode Access

If you suddenly find your self locked out of your drupal cms because it is in maintenence mode:

http://localhost/drupal/user

Troubleshooting

If you are having problems logging into the admin console flush your browser cache.

External Resources