This is a quickstart workshop for all the new Drupal beginners that would like to have an hands on with all the details necessary to have your Drupal 8 properly running on a server locally or in the cloud in a few minutes.
What we will go over:
First: Setup a web server with a database and PHP on a server (or could be your personal Linux computer).
Step 1: Get the Code and Install the files you need to run Drupal 8
Step 2: Install dependencies with composer
Step 3: Create a database
Step 4: Configure your web server and PHP to work together
Step 5: Run the installer
Step 6: Status check at the Status report page.
Step 7: Basic Monitoring with uptimerobot.com
Next Steps: Caching Drupal with Internal cache and Varnish
- Virtualbox Installed https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
- Ssh or putty: https://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/w32/putty-0.70-installer.msi
- A Network connection