Drupal Updates Released to Fix Highly Critical Bug – Here’s How to Install on Ubuntu

Drupal, a very popular content management system was recently updated to resolve a highly critical security vulnerability that impacted current and previous versions… It is a remote code execution vulnerability within multiple subsystems of Drupal 8.x, 7.x and 6…

If you’re running websites powered by Drupal, you’re highly encourage to upgrade to the latest version (8.5.1) or patch your sites to resolve this highly critical security bug..

Drupal 8.5.1 is the most current and should have these vulnerabilities resolved with it… If you’re not running Drupal 8.5.1, you should upgrade immediately…

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How to Install Drupal CMS on Windows 10 with XAMPP Support

Drupal, a popular open source content management software can be used to create many of the websites and applications you use every day…. from personal blogs to eCommerce to almost any types of websites… In order to run Drupal, you’ll need to install a webserver, a database server and PHP server scripting modules…

Majority of the time Drupal will be installed on a Linux system, including Ubuntu with either the LAMP or LEMP stack… However, there are some open source projects today that are making it possible to install Drupal on Microsoft Windows desktops and servers…

One such project is XAMPP… XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Drupal with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP on Microsoft Windows 10 or Server computers…

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Install Drupal CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP 7.2 and Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates

For those wanting to run websites and blogs using Drupal CMS should consider installing SSL/TLS certificates to run all their pages over HTTPS by default… and the easiest way to do that is to use Let’s Encrypt free SSL/TLS certificates…

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Drupal CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP 7.2 support and Let’s Encrypt free SSL/TLS certificates enabled… {LAMP + Let’s Encrypt}

This setup will probably be how all Drupal sites will be configured going forward, since Google is strongly encouraging website owners to use SSL/TLS encryption for all web pages..

Also, Drupal is PHP 7.2 compatible.. so why not use the latest PHP? However, before using PHP 7.2, make sure all your plugins and themes are compatible or you’ll seriously run into issues..

When you’re ready to get Drupal working, continue with the steps below:

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Install Drupal on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 with Apache2, MariaDB, PHP 7.2 and Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates

If you’re going to be running websites or blogs powered by Drupal, you should ensure that all the pages on the site are HTTPS compliant and have SSL/TLS certificates installed correctly… Google and other Internet companies are encouraging webmasters and website owners to running HTTPS everywhere…

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Drupal CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.2 support and Let’s Encrypt free SSL/TLS certificates enabled… {LAMP + Let’s Encrypt}

This setup will probably be how all Drupal sites will be configured going forward, since Google is strongly encouraging website owners to use SSL/TLS encryption for all web pages..

Also, Drupal is PHP 7.2 compatible.. so why not use the latest PHP? However, before using PHP 7.2, make sure all your plugins and themes are compatible or you’ll seriously run into issues..

When you’re ready to get Drupal working, continue with the steps below:

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Install Drupal on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with OpenLiteSpeed, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

When you look at the web hosting landscape, you’ll see majority of the sites hosted on Apache2 or Nginx HTTP servers.. However, few people know about OpenLiteSpeed or Lighttpd HTTP servers and the performance benefits they provide…

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Drupal on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with OpenLiteSpeed, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 support. If you haven’t heard of OpenLiteSpeed, is an open source web server developed by LiteSpeed Technology. It’s designed to be lightweight with a user friendly web interface to create and manage your websites.

You will learn how to install OpenLiteSpeed with MariaDB and PHP 7.1… and how to configure OpenLiteSpeed to allow Drupal to work. When you’re ready, continue with the steps below:

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Install Drupal on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Lighttpd HTTP Server, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

You’ll usually see webmasters installing Drupal on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Apache2 or Nginx and MariaDB with PHP support… This post is going to show you how to use Lighttpd HTTP server instead…

Lighttpd is a  secure, fast and flexibly HTTP server with a small memory footprint compared to other web-servers… Its event-driven architecture is optimized for a large number of parallel connections (keep-alive) which is important for high performance dynamic applications..

Drupal, a powerful and popular content management systems (CMS) is the right tool to develop and build powerful and dynamic websites based on PHP is flexible and can be run on variety or HTTP servers..

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Drupal on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Lighttpd, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

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Configure Drupal with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP 7.1 and Varnish Proxy on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Drupal performs great with caching proxy server like Varnish… When looking for an easy way to speed up your Drupal websites the steps below is a good place to start..

When dealing with high traffic Drupal websites or blogs you may want to implement some kind of caching mechanism to speed up the sites… One of the popular proxy servers that’s also a caching server is Varnish… If you want to build a fast Drupal sites with lots of web traffic, setting up Varnish as a proxy caching server will go a long way.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to setup Drupal on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP 7.1 and Varnish proxy server support to speed up Drupal… After this setup, your Drupal site performance should improve a bit.

When you’re ready to get this working, follow the steps below:

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Setup Drupal CMS with Apache2, MariaDB, PHP 7.1 and Varnish Proxy on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Servers

Running Drupal on Nginx with Varnish support can really improve your site performance.. When looking for a fast and easy way to speed up your Drupal websites the steps below is a good place to start..

When dealing with high traffic Drupal websites or blogs you may want to implement some kind of caching mechanism to speed up the sites… One of the popular proxy servers that’s also a caching server is Varnish… If you want to build a fast Drupal sites with lots of web traffic, setting up Varnish as a proxy caching server will go a long way.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to setup Drupal on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Apache2, MariaDB, PHP 7.1 and Varnish proxy server support to speed up Drupal… After this setup, your Drupal site performance should improve a bit.

When you’re ready to get this working, follow the steps below:

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Install Drupal CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP 7.1-FPM Support

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my test machine for testing purposes… and the steps below is how I got Drupal CMS installed on the latest edition of Ubuntu…

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to easily install Drupal CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP 7.1-FPM support. For those who don’t know Drupal is a content management system (CMS) that enables webmasters and website owners to build dynamic and powerful websites.

Drupal is free to use and easy to customize and many websites owners can use it to create great websites and web applications. If WordPress or Joomla is not meeting your needs, you may want to give Drupal a try. It may just be what you need to run your website content online.

This post covers installing the latest version of Drupal, which at the time of writing was at version 8.3.7.

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Setup Drupal CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

I am currently running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in my lab environment… and the steps below is how I got Drupal CMS installed… If you’re looking for a simple yet powerful tutorial to install Drupal on Ubuntu, below is a great place to start…

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to easily install Drupal CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 support. For those who don’t know Drupal is a content management system (CMS) that enables webmasters and website owners to build dynamic and powerful websites.

Drupal is free to use and easy to customize and many websites owners can use it to create great websites and web applications. If WordPress or Joomla is not meeting your needs, you may want to give Drupal a try. It may just be what you need to run your website content online.

This post covers installing the latest version of Drupal, which at the time of writing was at version 8.3.7.

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