How to configure your site in Drupal


How to configure your site in Drupal

This tutorial assumes you've already logged in to Drupal

Now let's learn how to configure our site

Click the Administer link

Then click Site configuration

Click the Administration theme link

This is the Site Configuration page where we can modify many aspects of our Drupal site

Click here to show the theme dropdown menu and seletct a new theme

This is the theme page where we can change the look of our Drupal Administration area

Click Save configuration

Let's change back to the default theme

As you can see, our theme has changed to the bluemarine theme

That's it! Our theme has been changed back to the default

Next, click the Clean URLs link

Click the Date and time link

If this option is enabled, the URL's created by Drupal will be "clean" which will make them more efficient for search engine indexing. To enable Clean URLs, click here

Click the Error reporting link

This is the Date and Time area, where we can configure how the dates and times are displayed

On this page we can customize the error report pages

Click the Site information link

This is the Site Information page where we can set a name and slogan for our Drupal site

Enter a Name for the site here

Then enter your Email address

You can optionally enter a Slogan here

When finished, click Save configuration

That's it! Our information has been changed and you can see our new site name here

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure your site in Drupal

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