In part 2 of the 3 part series, we are looking at how get a Drupal website and database setup and running. If you followed part one, you will remember we are doing this all on our local environment using MAMP. As the video will show, we begin by going to Drupal.org/project/drupal and downloading the newest version of Drupal. At the time of this DDoD, Drupal is at version 7.36.
You may have heard of a Drupal installation profile but are not sure what a Drupal installation profile is or how you can write your own Drupal installation profile. This video will walk you through Drupal 7 installation profile basics, and also show you some examples of how installation profiles are developed. This episode is meant to be a getting started guide for those developers or site builders that want to get a basic grasp on Drupal installation profiles and how they can be used to build flexible and dynamic Drupal distributions.