What is nice about Drupal is that is an open source software. All you have to do is download it and viola you have your own web site in the making. With this software then you would be able create a blog, an ecommerce site, a photo gallery and much more. But then of course, first thing that you need to do is to install Drupal on your computer so that you can start with managing and creating your own web site.
Actually installing Drupal is so easy. You can save that 5 minute coffee break of yours into installing Drupal in your computer. You can actually use Fantastico De Luxe to easily install it and you can also manually install it. Using manual installation is much recommended to make sure that you get an updated Drupal software. You can conveniently download Drupal sip file form the official web site of Drupal. Do that Google thing you would find that site easily. Then you need to extract the files and have them uploaded on a web folder. You then need to copy sites/default/default.settings.php and have it pasted at sites/default/settings.php. You are then ready to do the Drupal database with the use of MySQL. Make sure that you have granted the privilege to select, insert, delete, update, drop, create, alter and index to the Drupal user. Then just have the Drupal installer run on the computer. Installation would come automatically and this would correct those settings on your setting.php configuration. It’s that easy! You are now ready to having your own web site.