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Create a Drupal website

The first action you need to do in order to get a Drupal website is to request it. You can create and manage a Drupal website in the webservices of CERN

By filling the required fields and accepting the terms, you create a request in order to get a new Drupal Website. More specifically the options are:

  • Site Category
    • Official Website: An official website is a public website, the one that will be online for the out world.
    • Test Site: A test site can be used to build your website or just test new functionalities/features
  • Site name: the name of your website. For test sites, the names are restricted to have the word "test-" as a prefix
  • Description: A short description of your website. This is used for admin reasons and it won't be publicly visible
  • Site Type: The type of your website. In our case you should request a Drupal 8 website
  • Profile: You can choose one of the three available profiles.
    • Blank site: Default CERN website
    • Easy Start: Precreated website, ready to be used as a portal, news website or project website. A lite version of implementation. More info
    • Demo template: Precreated template website to show all the possibilities the new CERN Theme offers.

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