Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Modifying server configuration files, part of Drupal 7 Advanced Training.
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This video is fairly short, but that's deceptive, because server configuration…is not only a course into itself, it's an entire career on to itself. But it's…important that you know a little about two configuration files in particular,…because small changes in them are likely to save your bacon from time to time.…The first is php.ini, which controls how the server runs Drupal's PHP programs.…The second is .htaccess, which can control just about every setting for how the…web server delivers Drupal's output. Let's start with php.ini.…
On a shared host, such as I use, I can't edit the servers overall php.ini…file directly because doing so would affect everybody else with sites on the same server.…So I'll show it using my development environment in Acquia Dev Desktop. I…already have that up and running here, and I get to that setting by clicking…Settings and then Config.…In the current version of Acquia Dev Desktop that I'm using, there's actually…two PHP files because PHP was in something of a transition.…
Drupal 7 Advanced Training was designed as a follow-up to Drupal 7 Essential Training and it also dovetails nicely with our other Drupal courses, such as Drupal 7 Reporting and Visualizing Data and Create Your First Online Store with Drupal Commerce.
- Moving a site from the development environment to production
- Hosting a Drupal site
- Moving databases with phpMyAdmin and Unix commands
- Making site administration more efficient with Drush
- Backing up site data
- Moderating comments
- Migrating from previous versions of Drupal
- Working with themes
- Creating variable layouts
- Enabling social features
- Creating an online store with Drupal Commerce