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How do I install Drupal 8?

In this guide, we show you how to install Drupal 8 on a webhotel at Domainnameshop.

  1. Download the latest Drupal 8 Drupal files from this site:

  2. Extract the files to the webhotel in the subfolder you want Drupal to be available from. If you want Drupal to be available from the root of your domain (http://mittname.no/), the files will be added directly to the www folder. In this example, Drupal is placed in the directory /www/drupal/ on the webhotel.

    • How do I upload files with FileZilla?
    • Then open your domain in your browser and you will get the following page. Select the language you want to use (languages other than English must be downloaded).

    • Choose 'Standard' installation. We do not cover 'Minimal' in this instruction.

    • Fill in the database information below. Your database information can be found in the Domainnameshop Control Panel under My domainsmittnavn.noWebhotelMySQL. If you do not already have a database, you can create one and you will receive the database information by email within a few minutes.

    • Be patient while installing.

    • Fill in the information for your Drupal installation. You choose what to fill in here. Remember to choose a secure username and password (admin is not a good username!).

    • Complete the installation and you will hopefully be met with the following preinstalled installation of Drupal. The top menu bar gives you the ability to manage your new Drupal installation.

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