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Requirements issues while setting up a D7 website

I'm trying to set up an old D7 website, but I stumble upon some issues. As you can see in the image below, I work with PHP 5.4.8 and Apache 4.2.3. I don't use things like XAMPP. I've configured ...
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Install drupal without node module?

I know this is achievable in Drupal 8 but is there a way to do this in Drupal 7? I've looked into drupal modules, core files but couldn't find anything reliable. I'm asking this because I might want ...
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How to specify the version for drush site-install

I am running drush site-install and I want to install d6 but d7 is default, how to I specify the Drupal version?
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Custom Install.php template

In the process of developing a distribution, I'm stuck with the task to customize the install.php page. Can't find a way to change the tpl/layout of the installation process or which preprocess ...
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How to integrate properly Kerberos based SSO in Drupal 7

I'm trying to install Drupal with Single Sign On over Active Directory. My customer does not have any SSO suite like CAS, and their general recommendation are to use Kerberos (or NTLM as a second ...
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SQLSTATE[42000]: Syntax error or access violation: 1071 Specified key was too long; max key length is 767 bytes

Attempting to install Drupal 7.16 (also attempted 7.12) onto my local machine, I get the following error at the database stage. SQLSTATE[42000]: Syntax error or access violation: 1071 Specified key ...
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Use drush to download drupal core files directly into directory rather than subdirectory

When you use drush dl normally, it will download drupal into a subdirectory ie: drupal-7.16 I would like to skip creating the subdirectory and just install the drupal root directory files into the ...
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Drupal's 7 sites folder with its mysterious permissions and ownership

The problem is that I had to give sites directory and all subfolders and files of it permissions 777 in order for drupal to recognize this folder and not redirect me to install.php page. But on a ...
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Problem in creating instances (creating two sample modules)

I just started learning how to develop modules in drupal 7 using entities. I am creating two modules Artwork and Windfarm in artwork i am adding 2 custom fields (artist_name and Location) in Windfarm ...
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From where the execution starts in Drupal

Generally in any HTML file execution starts from index.html and PHP file starts from index.php. But in Drupal from which file the execution is started, i know that it is started from bootstrap file ...
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Regarding MySQL and PHP versions [closed]

MySQL Server version: 5.0.77 and Current PHP version: 5.1.6 Does Drupal 7 support them?
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Fixing a failed module install

I am on Drupal 7. I was on a hosting company that would give me only 64MB of PHP Memory. That led to several issues when installing new modules. My website would run short of memory and would brake ...
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how to install drupal with myisam and different collation

How to install Drupal with MyIsam instead of InnoDb and with utf8_unicode_ci collation? I know there are ways to change/convert both afterwards, but maybe its possible to specify it as installation ...
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Prevent enabling module if private streamwrapper not set

I need to create a subdirectory in the private files folder. I can check if the folder is available with variable_get('file_private_path', FALSE) in hook_install or hook_enable. But how can I ...
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I can't install views module. Error Memory or infinite loop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I avoid the error “out of memory”? In my site, I can't install Views module. When I check it on admin/modules and then I press on save configuration I've ...
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Drupal Errors after Installation

I'm new to drupal, and just trying to get it up and running smoothly. I installed it manually on my Go Daddy account, but I'm getting these errors when I click on the customization links at the top ...
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Pressflow Install - Redirect to database configuration without error

I am currently installing the database in the conguration distribution "Pressflow." I have already installed apc and varnish. During installation, I put the access to the database and when I click OK,...
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How do I fix these installation errors? [closed]

I'm installing D7 on Ubuntu 12.04. I've been following the procedure explained in this page. And this is the error I'm getting: I've already made MySQL database called 'drupaldb'. I've also checked ...
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Made a local copy of live-site: all paths generate error 404

Drupal version: 6 I've made a local copy of a site that is live, has loads of content and is configured to run in the Kurdish language. Steps I did to accomplish this: - Made a tarball of the Drupal ...
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Overwriting database with backup from older Drupal version?

I have a database from a live site I need to bring over to a development site. live site = d7.7, outdated modules, but is obviously up to date with all the recent ubercart orders dev site = d7.15, ...
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Are there any security implications for having the Temporary Directory inside the Drupal root folder?

I'm having trouble finding the tmp dir of a particular host and I'm wondering if there is any reason not to just stick it inside the Drupal root.
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What to change in .htaccess?

I am installing Drupal 7 on a subdomain example.com/exampledev2 and I am running into problems with .htaccess. Meaning when I put the files in the root for the first time I get a 500 Internal Server ...
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How do you handle long runtime updates needed in hook_install()?

I have a new module that includes a series of hook_update_N()s. I had written these without knowing that during module install the modules schema value is set to the highest value of hook_update_N() ...
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Site running from accidental upload of core in subdirectory

Several months ago I accidentally uploaded the folder containing Drupal 6.25 core files to sites/all/modules. The site now sees that folder as the base install and ignores the installation in the ...
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500 error during installation?

Trying to install the new Drupal-COD Drupal 7 distribution, but got this error: An AJAX HTTP error occurred. HTTP Result Code: 500 Debugging information follows Is this the sort of error one can ...
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transferring drupal site from one domain to another?

I have two domains: domain1.com & domain2.com In my FTP folder, I have a folder inside my root folder which is named "home" I installed and developed my site as domain1.com/home Now I want to ...
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Why table creation on module install doesn't work?

I need to create custom table for module, but after module install table is not created. module.install file: function bip_content_migration_schema() { $schema['bip_migrate'] = array( ...
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Getting Parse Error during installation of Drupal 8

I am getting the following error while Installing Drupal 8. Parse error: parse error, expecting T_CONSTANT_ENCAPSED_STRING' or'('' in var\www\html\core\includes\bootstrap.inc on line 3 When I ...
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How do I setup multiple sites with one database in Drupal 7

My hosting provider limits the number of databases. I would like to setup several small sites with their own theme, modules, etc. The scripting for setting up drupal sites from my host provider uses ...
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My site thinks it's a new install [closed]

I had an error (related to Date module I think? Can't remember.) on my site so I tried to do an update. Caused a WSOD so I svn reverted. Didn't help. Manually disabled each module in the database. ...
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How to uninstall module if admin/modules path is not accessible due to memory error

The problem is - I installed ubercart and was playing with devel module. Now when I'm trying to go to admin/modules I'm getting: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried ...
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Install custom module into modules/custom folder

I've just made a facebook module, it's working nicely, the only thing is that it doesn't install into the modules/custom folder. The module installs into the modules folder (the custom folder is ...
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Clean up Unused Tables

I have installed some analytics module for my drupal sites. Because it's on company's internal network, I couldn't use it. Now I have the tables created by the module sitting in my database (after I ...
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Access Damp over LAN

I have installed Drupal. I followed a tutorial in Lynda.com that uses Acquia Dev Desktop, and then the core Drupal inside. (http://www.lynda.com/tutorials/73655-2.html) I'm not sure if it is the best ...
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hook_scheme doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: hook_schema is not creating database table I am developing a module in Drupal 7. It is called scorm. I created scorm.install file, where I wanted to create the necessary ...
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Configure Modules from a Script

I'm interested in created a sort of "deploy" script. I basically want it to take a fresh drupal install (plus my versioned work in sites/) and disable and enable modules as needed and then ...
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How to create a table during the module installation

I'm trying to create a module for Drupal 7 and I need to create 3 tables and populate it. But first i need to create it. In the file mymodule.install I have got function mymodule_install() { } ...
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Where is htaccess located in Drupal 7?

I'm looking for the .htaccess file that should be in the default installation of Drupal 7. Normally it is supposed to be there. Does anyone know where it is located?
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Not able to navigate through different sections of administrator page of fresh installed drupal 7.14

At the first instance after finishing installation the link "Go to your new website" directs to the parent directory. Then I tried with appending "index.php" to "http://localhost/drupal/" it displayed ...
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Remove module folder when uninstalling

is there any method/module that allow removing module folder when uninstalling the module or delete the files via dashboard
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Install module from URL to site directory instead of /all

At http://drupal.local/admin/modules/install, when I install modules by entering a URL, they get saved to sites/all/modules. I have a multisite setup, and I need them to go to sites/SITE/modules. ...
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Create a node programmatically on installing a module

I would like to have my module to create new nodes (page) when being installed and removing these pages on uninstall. I tried the following with no success in my mymodule.install file: <?php ...
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How to install OpenLayers in drupal?

I have been trying this for a while without success. After installing the OpenLayers module in drupal 7.14 and trying to configure it i get the following error: Cannot establish a connection to the ...
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Moving content from dev directory to production server

When developing websites for clients, each developer has all sites under a relative path in his htdocs dir: /client1site/ /client2site/ /clientsite/ and so on Most links within the drupal ...
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How to delete a module from the Modules menu?

I have installed a few modules that I don't use at all. I can't find any option to uninstall them. How do I do it? Is there a separate module to do it?
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Install.php available after xcopy deployment

I created a Drupal 7 site with Sqlite on my dev machine. When I go to localhost/install.php it says: Drupal is already installed. After deploying the whole bunch to shared hosting (windows) the ...
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How can I resolve my CGI error during installation of Drupal 7 on WinXp?

I'm installing a local instance of Drupal 7 on my WinXp machine. PHP 5.4 and MySql 5.5 are installed already. I've unpacked the downloaded Drupal 7 site files into a virtual directory and used IIS 6 ...
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How do I uninstall the Relation module?

I am trying to uninstall the modules that are part of the Relation module, after I tested it on my test site. The Relation Endpoints Field module is not selectable because Drupal says the field ...
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page not found on install

So i wanted to install Drupal on my local mac. I download drupal 7.12 put its content into my htdocs (i'm running MAMP) goto localhost got through all the steps and his save and it took me to "http://...
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Modules are not showing in the list of modules

When I add new modules in the production website, they don't shown up the list of modules. So, I took a copy, and changed the values in the database, the content of the settings.php file, and the ...