How to Install Drupal via FTP

An easy way to install Drupal is through the cPanel (Control Panel) via Softaculous Apps Installer. However, if you don’t have access to the Control Panel or Vodien Account Manager, Drupal can still be installed via FTP. Follow the instructions below on how to install it. 

Prerequisites:

Step 1. Access the Drupal download page. 

Step 2. Click the Download Drupal zip button.  

Download Button on Drupal Website

Step 3. The zip file will be downloaded to your computer. Wait for the download to finish. 

Step 4. Locate the file on your computer and extract the compressed file. 

Step 5. From your computer, upload all files and folders inside the drupal-9.1.0 folder to your web hosting server. You can follow this link to see how to upload files and folders to FTP client. 

Step 6. Access your website’s domain or subdomain on the web browser without the HTTP. 

Step 7. Choose your preferred language from the drop-down and click the Save and continue button to proceed. 

Drupal Choose Language Page

Step 8. Select an installation profile and click Save and continue 

Select Installation Profile for Drupal

Step 9. Meet the system requirements if needed and click retry or continue anyway link at the bottom of the page.  

Step 10. Wait for the site installation to be completed 

Drupal Installation Progress

Step 11. Enter the site information details in each box. Take note of the username and password set up as these are the credentials needed to log in to the admin page of the website. Click the Save and continue button once all required fields are filled out. 

On the next page, you will be logged in automatically to the administration page of the website. Use the link yourdomain.com/user/login (yourdomain.com is the domain of your website) to login to the admin page of the website anytime.  

Drupal Log In Page

Do not hesitate to contact our Singapore or Australia Support Team if you have further questions. 

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