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Drupal Installation with PairSIM




PairSIM is a software installation manager that makes downloading and managing popular software easy. You can use PairSIM to install Drupal, a flexible, yet powerful content management software that you can use to make websites and applications. With thousands of add-on modules, Drupal gives you access to countless features and capabilities that can be used to create your site or application. For more information, check out Drupal’s Understanding Drupal 8 articles.

Note that this tutorial uses PairSIM, which is a web hosting add on. When this add on is enabled, your account is charged a monthly fee of $2.95.

Drupal Installation with PairSIM 

Follow these simple steps to install Drupal using PairSIM.

  1. Log in to the Account Control Center (ACC)
  2. In the left sidebar, click PairSIM and click Software Installation Manager in the drop-downpairSIM sidebar image
  3. If you have not yet enabled PairSIM, do so now by clicking Enable Software Installation Managerenable button image

    Please note that PairSIM is an add on. When it is enabled, your account will be charged a monthly fee of $2.95.

  4. Under Software Available for Installation, click the Drupal linkdrupal link location image
  5. Enter the required information:install drupal page image
    • URL: Select the domain name from the drop-down and enter the desired extension in the box.
    • Database: A database will be created for your Drupal installation. If you want to name your database, click Advanced Options and then enter the name in the open box.
    • Site Name: Enter the name of the site.
    • Site E-Mail: Enter the email that should be associated with your site.
    • Admin E-Mail: Enter the email that will be used for admin purposes. Information regarding this installation, such as your Drupal credentials,  may be sent to this address.
  6. When finished, click Install Drupal

If installed successfully, a page will appear telling you that your Drupal installation was successful and show some information about your installation.Drupal successfully installed image

When finished, click Return to Software Installation Management.

This will return you to the Software Installation Manager interface, which will now show your currently installed software. Drupal should now be shown in the Currently Installed Software section.

currently installed image

After Installation

For more information about how to use Drupal, check out these articles:

Updated on February 19, 2020

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