Drupal user/admin question

Patton Echols p.echols at comcast.net
Fri Sep 16 14:20:01 UTC 2011

On 09/11/2011 04:13 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-09-11 at 18:03 -0400, Juan wrote:
>> El 10/09/11 01:12, Patton Echols escribió:
>>> at some point I will need to join a drupal group if I pursue it as a
>>> CMS. Hope I can get some insights as i attempt some test work.
>>> First is a really simple noob question.
>>> The documentation says that installation starts by unzipping the
>>> tarball into the web root of the server (Along with setting up a DB
>>> and other things). There are also comments about, "if there will be
>>> other installations" that I didn't quite follow.
>>> Question: Instead of the web root, I'd like to drop into
>>> webroot/drulaptest/ and point browsers there. I understand I could
>>> "just try it" â„¢ but I don't want to break something else. Do any of
>>> the drupal administrators / users on the list know if this would be a
>>> problem?
>>> Thanks for thoughts
>> It is OK to set it on any directoty of your web server. You only need to
>> make sure any reference go to the correct folder in the config.
> Apache has to be able to find it, too. I don't think it will run
> standalone. Ric

Thanks Juan and Ric,    I was able to get it working.  Then my RW job 
intervened for the week and I can resume the project.


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