Questions tagged [installing]

Use it for questions about installing Drupal, modules, or themes.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
0answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

What is the easiest way to export Field settings into a .install file?

I have a bunch of custom fields on a custom content type. I'm trying to make my module create these fields and remove them on install and uninstall respectively. There was a previous question and ...
0
votes
2answers
633 views

How to install Chosen using Drush Make?

From Chosen module page: This module comes with a Drush make file, which will automatically download the jQuery plugin if you use Drush make to set up your website. I have Drush Make, but commands ...
1
vote
2answers
87 views

How do I install modules using a module?

I wanted to install few modules when my module is installed. How can this be achieved? I am creating a module which requires few other modules to be installed. I want to install them when my main ...
0
votes
1answer
892 views

just installed 7.12 - but got stuck - how to access the backend and login

good day dear drupalers, just installed 7.12 - but got stuck - how to access the backend. i have no glue. see the page: http://www.boysday.org - i do not know how to proceed. how can i see the ...
1
vote
1answer
691 views

Specifying the length of an integer in hook_schema

Why does Drupal not allow you to specify the integer length with type int in hook_schema?
0
votes
1answer
159 views

Can't drupal_execute('filter_admin_format_form') on hook_install?

I'm attempting to configure an input format on hook_install() with the following code: module_load_include('inc', 'filter', 'filter.admin'); $form_state = array( 'values' => array( 'name' =&...
0
votes
1answer
379 views

How can I adjust Drupal links on shared hosting so that they don't point at the root?

I have installed Drupal on shared hosting. Drupal is installed in the public_html folder of an Apache user directory (UserDir). Unfortunately, I notice that Drupal always defaults its administrative ...
1
vote
1answer
132 views

Is there an installation package builder for Drupal?

Does anybody know of any websites that provide a service that allows you to select which modules you want, and download a pre-assembled installation package with the selected modules already in the /...
3
votes
5answers
2k views

Is there a way to “hard-reset” a module?

I'm not sure why, but I am having extreme problems with several modules, but most noticeably, the signup module. The problems that I am having are sudden, and were not there yesterday, so I know it ...
-2
votes
1answer
85 views

How to make Drupal 6 contrib modules works in “wp-content/modules” instead of “sites/all/modules” [closed]

I want to make a new Drupal 6 installation, but I want to make contrib modules works in wp-content/modules instead of sites/all/modules. Hacking may works, but I'm not so familiar with Drupal coding. ...
0
votes
2answers
65 views

Errors when installing Token

I installed the Token module, and it produced a bunch of errors. I accidentally navigated away from the page displaying the errors, and now I'm left wondering what future problems these errors might ...
2
votes
2answers
652 views

Uninstall or delete modules when upgrading 6 to 7?

Sorry to ask such a basic question, but I can't find an answer (and I'm an amateur). I have a website that was written for me in Drupal 6. I want to upgrade it to Drupal 7. There are quite a few ...
2
votes
2answers
622 views

drush - which folder for install on VPS / root server (newbie)

good evening, new to drupal - I want to install drush on my linux root-server, which runs OpenSuse Linux my friend does the root adminstration. What is aimed: i want to work on all my drupal ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How to manually uninstall/purge modules?

I have a module Media: YouTube which is being buggy when attempting to uninstall. I disabled it in the modules along with its dependencies, and when I go to the uninstall tab and perform the uninstall ...
1
vote
2answers
576 views

How can I automate the site setup process during installation?

I have this client requirement: While installing Drupal, user needs to do most of the configuration himself. Select the logo. Select the theme. Select the type of website he wants ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

I get an AJAX error when I install Drupal 7: Why?

I tried to install Drupal 7.10, and when the installation has done 28/29 modules, an error occured: An AJAX HTTP error occurred. HTTP Result Code: 200 Debugging information follows. Path: ...
1
vote
1answer
212 views

The development snapshot of Drupal causes error on my server

After having terrible errors with Drupal commons, I decided to install the standard version Drupal developing snapshot (from January 12th). The original .htaccess was not acceptable; in other words, ...
14
votes
4answers
12k views

Which files should I delete after a Drupal installation?

After installing Drupal, there are files in the root directory that I should delete. I know that install.php is one of those. Which other files should I delete?
3
votes
1answer
332 views

Creating testing local site from online production site

I have tried to perform this action several times, only to find that I can never login to the previously created database when I setup my local environment. I have recently picked up the practice to ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How do I completely uninstall a custom entity implemented by my module?

I need to write an uninstall use-case for my custom entity. I just want to know what operations I should take care of, in order to completely uninstall my entity/module and all attached fields (...
34
votes
14answers
11k views

How to move installed modules from /sites/all/modules/* to /sites/all/contrib/modules/*

I have been searching for the answers to this question with no luck at all. From what I observe in the database structure, the location to the modules are specified in the 'system' table. The only ...
0
votes
2answers
164 views

What can I remove after install of Drupal 7

What files and folders can I remove after I have installed Drupal 7 My installation uses SQLite In order to make the total package as small as possible I have removed unused themes from the root ...
20
votes
4answers
4k views

Create a repeatable Drupal install?

When installing Drupal for different sites I find myself frequently installing the same modules over and over again. In the interest of DRY, how can I create a kind of custom site "template" which ...
5
votes
3answers
5k views

Problem installing REST Server module

When I attempt to enable the REST Server module, I get the following error message: A library is missing for rest_server to work (Currently using Missing library Please download spyc and create a ...
1
vote
5answers
7k views

Why can't I disable a module?

I installed Drupal Chat just to try it out. I couldn't get it to work and now I can't disable the module. In /admin/modules, the check box is selected but not enabled. i.e. it is active and I can't ...
19
votes
3answers
14k views

Quick Uninstall/Reinstall of a Custom Module

I'm working on creating a module and I'm slowly getting familiar with the Field API and what all settings work on various fields and what don't. While I'm doing this, it seems that the only way to ...
1
vote
2answers
108 views

Create node and photo gallery during installation of Drupal 6

I want multiples Node installation with Primary and secondary links, and also want to create Photo Gallery While Installing Drupal. Is it possible to install and create nodes during installation?
0
votes
2answers
737 views

How to create a table without uninstalling and reinstalling the module?

I have a module and an installation file that is used to create a table. According to my requirement, I need to add an another table in the same install file. I know that by using hook_schema() we ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Uninstalling modules doesn't remove them from modules list

If I install a module, and then uninstall it, for some reason the modules are not removed from my module list (or from my modules folder)- even after repeatedly clearing the cache. Why would this be ...
1
vote
2answers
587 views

Multi site installation with cPanel showing Warning: symlink() [function.symlink]: File exists in

I want create multi site with drupal 7.I just started with below link http://drupal.org/node/960934 After setup show an warining Warning: symlink() [function.symlink]: File exists in /home/ioss/...
1
vote
1answer
754 views

Database Connection error by giving specific IP address

I have created database and user and give all the privileges to the user. When I give the IP as database host, it will show the following errors. Giving database host as localhost it will work fine. ...
3
votes
2answers
728 views

How can I access the virtual machine filesystem from within Windows? [closed]

I've recently tried to get used with Oracle VirtualBox Manager and the QuickStart 1.0 VM machine: http://drupal.org/project/quickstart. I've installed it on Everything looks fine and great but the ...
1
vote
1answer
519 views

how do i store fields in one table via the install file?

I am new to d7 and I am writing an install script. This install script needs to create a content type (I've done that) and then create lots of fields that are used in this. The problem I have found ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Error 310 after Drupal installation

I've installed a fresh copy of Drupal 7.8 on an FTP server. For some reason, I am unable to run install.php, receiving the error: Error 310 (net::ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS): There were too many ...
1
vote
1answer
198 views

How to share Drupal code across multisites that are each in subdirectories?

I have two websites on my own server (I have full control of the Apache config, etc.) I want to install Drupal 'into' each of them, in a subdirectory of the site root. I'd like to share a Drupal ...
4
votes
4answers
2k views

What are the pros and cons of using Acquia Drupal install packages?

My firm is considering using the Acquia Drupal install packages at http://acquia.com/downloads as a default boilerplate to start with for new client sites. What are the pros and cons of taking this ...
5
votes
1answer
4k views

Drupal doesn't detect my MySQL installation

Does Drupal 7 use some special libraries for MySQL? I tried to install the 7.8 version, and the only option for the database I have is "SQLite." I am running Drupal 6 on the same server, and it works ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Can I manualy add modules in Drupal 7 just by pasting them in the modules folder?

I am unable to install modules in Drupal 7. I'm working on localhost so I don't have FTP, but it seems that they made it impossible to install them otherwise. In Drupal 6 I would of just paste a ...
1
vote
4answers
436 views

Why wouldn't a .install file be loaded?

My latest module does not seem to be loading .install when enabled. Here's the rundown: I have a .module file implementing hook_menu() and hook_views_data(). Both appear to work fine, after ...
9
votes
2answers
3k views

How do I add default values to a database table using hook_install()?

I am creating a custom module with its own schema of a few tables. These tables need to have some values pre-populated into them for the module to work (default locations, select options, etc). What'...
1
vote
5answers
349 views

How do I Install Drupal Locally

I have a html doc and css for a site that I do not currently have live. I want to use Drupal for the site but have a question about testing when changing the html/css into something compatible with ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

The directory sites/default/files is not writable on Mac OS X

I had my website developed by someone else and it is currently working with no issues on our web server. I'm trying to set the same site up on my Mac OS X 10.6 using the preinstalled Apache server, ...
2
votes
2answers
546 views

Strange problem with enabling/disabling modules

I just moved my Drupal 7 site over from one host to another. At first, everything seemed to be working just fine, but I keep getting this strange problem when dealing with modules. The installation ...
8
votes
1answer
3k views

how do I get my module to install a view?

I have developed a module in a dev environment. I built a view for it using the UI. I've exported the view, but I don't know where to put it so that an installation of the module in a fresh ...
1
vote
2answers
201 views

problem with .install file

I tried to write the schema for a table as given below, but it did not work. let me know what is the mistake i have made. <?php /*** Implementation of hook_schema()*/ function sparsh_module_schema(...
18
votes
4answers
8k views

How to get hook_install() to run all hook_update_N()?

How can i get hook_install() to run all updates that I have for my module? I have in it mymod.install file. I have tried function mymod_install() { mymod_update_6001(); } but it does not seem to ...
0
votes
3answers
121 views

Fork currect Drupal installation

Is it possible to fork current Drupal installation for experiments and have two versions of Drupal with one installation of Apache, PHP and MySQL on Ubuntu? thank you
0
votes
2answers
151 views

How can I re-Install a site I pulled in from a git repo?

I cloned an entire site from git. I cannot install it. Inside the foo.com/sites folder there are a couple folders. The settings.php file is in the folder dev.foo.com rather than the default folder.(I ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

During installation, the 'set up database' phase was skipped. Is that normal?

This isn't the first time I install Drupal 7 locally, but it is the first time that during installation the 'verify requirments' and 'set up database' phases were skipped. I did have databases set ...