Drupal 8 - Site Installation With Acquia Dev Desktop (Article)

Submitted by TheMain on Tue, 04/11/2017 - 15:48

How to install Drupal 8 with Acquia Dev Desktop.

Acquia Dev Desktop is a local development environment for Drupal. You can also use it to sync your site with Acquia Cloud: https://www.acquia.com/acquia-cloud-free.

Go to https://dev.acquia.com/downloads and download a release for your operating system.

Run the installer:

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If you can't open it by double-click, right-click it and select open.

Select Open again:

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Use the default settings and finish the installation.

Select start from scratch to add a new site:

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You will be offered bunch of distributions, select the official release:

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Leave the default settings and select Finish:

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Navigate to the site address to finish the installation: http://drupal-8-3-0.dd:8083:

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And there you go:

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Related:

Drupal 8 Installation With MAMP (Article + Video):
http://www.wdtutorials.com/drupal/setup/how-to-install-drupal-8-mamp-drupal-8-tutorial-1-article-video

Drupal 8 Installation With Linux (Article + Video):
http://www.wdtutorials.com/drupal/setup/how-to-install-drupal-8-linux-drupal-8-tutorial-2-article-video

Posted by Samuli Natri on 11 April 2017