Tutorials: Drupal

How to Install Drupal on Ubuntu 18.04

This tutorial will show you how to install Drupal on an Ubuntu 18.04 computer. As of writing this article, the latest version of Drupal is 8.7.7. 1. Update your Ubuntu computer. $ sudo apt update 2. Install the LAMP stack. Refer to the tutorial How to Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) Stack on Ubuntu 18.04. 3. Create a database and a database user for Drupal – and grant user… Read more

Website Migration from WordPress to Drupal

This tutorial will walk you through migrating the contents of a WordPress-built website to Drupal 8. Exporting Contents from WordPress 1. Log in to the dashboard of your WordPress website. 2. Go to Tools > Export. 3. Tick the checkbox for All content under the heading Choose what to export. This option will export all posts, pages, comments, custom fields, terms, navigation menus, and custom posts. Please note that the… Read more

Media Files Management in Drupal 8 with the IMCE Module

Drupal is among the top three content management systems that power millions of websites on the internet. It is especially popular in large-scale enterprise projects. However, the standard installation for Drupal does not include file or media assets management. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to install the IMCE module in Drupal 8 which you can use to browse and embed media files from the WYSIWYG editor. Installation… Read more

Clean URLs in Drupal 8

Drupal is a very powerful and robust content management system. However, the Drupal standard installation does not include the feature to make URLs out of article titles. Instead, the default URL in Drupal is like this: yoursite.com/node/1. This tutorial will walk you through the process of making article titles the URLs in Drupal 8. 1. Install and activate the required modules. Pathauto Token Chaos Tool Suite (ctools) (Refer to the… Read more

How to Install a Module in Drupal 8

Drupal is among the most widely-used content management systems on the internet. It is especially popular among web personnel of large-scale enterprise projects. In this tutorial, we will teach you two ways to install a module in Drupal 8: via the dashboard and via cPanel. A module is a piece of code that extends Drupal’s functionalities. In WordPress, it is called a plugin; in Joomla an extension. We will install… Read more

Clearing the Cache in Drupal 8

Drupal is one of the most powerful Content Management Systems on the internet. It is often praised for its loading speed. That speed comes from Drupal’s built-in caching feature. Cache (also called cache memory) is a type of computer memory used for temporary storage and quick retrieval of frequently or recently used information or instructions. If you are updating a Drupal site, you will need to clear the Drupal cache… Read more

Browsing Files in Drupal 8 with the Filebrowser Module

Drupal is a very robust Content Management System. It is among the most popular CMS’s on the internet. However, file management is a tricky business in Drupal. Browsing files is a feature not included in the Drupal standard installation. In this tutorial, we will install the Filebrowser module to allow us to browse and manage files. This is a quick installation and configuration tutorial. If you follow the steps below,… Read more

How to Install Drupal 8 in a Subdirectory

Website Administrators usually install Content Management Systems in a subdirectory when they use them for their websites. This is a good practice because in case you want to use another CMS in some future time and stop using your present CMS, the files from both CMS’s will not get mixed up. Drupal is one of the top CMS’s that power most of the websites on the internet. Web Administrators love… Read more

Media Bulk Upload in Drupal 8

(Editor’s Note: We are not responsible over any form of content available on other websites. Download their content or software at your own risk.) Drupal is a very powerful, robust and secure Content Management System. It is among the three widely used CMS’s online. But the main thing that prevents a lot of website administrators from using it for their websites is the steep learning curve. Learning Drupal takes a… Read more

Author Management in Drupal 8

Drupal is a very robust content management system. Part of its appeal to web developers is its profound extensibility. However, the feature to assign author full name to articles is excluded from the Drupal standard installation. This tutorial will walk you through installing the required modules for assigning full names of authors to contents. Installing and Activating Required Modules 1. Go to the webpages for the Real Name and Token… Read more