Drupal hosting describes the ideal platform for running Drupal, a free open source software package which enables users to easily publish, manage and organise an array of content on a website. Drupal is an extremely popular web content management system and there are currently hundreds of thousands of people and organisations are using Drupal worldwide to power their web sites including: community web portals, discussion sites, corporate web sites and social networking sites.
As Drupal is open source, its code is maintained and developed by a community of users and developers.
To run Drupal, it is recommended that you have installed MySQL 4.1 or MySQL 5.0. Drupal can be run successfully on both Apache 1.3 or Apache 2.x and Microsoft IIS 5,6 and 7 if PHP is configured properly.
Yes, we support Drupal hosting and recommend our Linux Ultimate package for this.
Yes. An added benefit of our Drupal hosting packages in comparison to many of our competitors, is that we allow full Remote Connections to your Drupal MySQL database. This means that you have full management capabilities over your database and can directly access and manage your database, using powerful MySQL management tools such as MySQL Workbench (formally MySQL Administrator).
Yes. With our Drupal hosting package, we make it easy to transfer an existing Drupal web site hosted elsewhere to us. There's no need to rebuild your database from scratch if you wish to transfer an existing Drupal database to us. If you already have a Drupal database hosted elsewhere, all you need is a script backup of your Drupal database which can quickly be restored to your Storm Drupal hosting package using phpMyAdmin that comes preinstalled on our Linux Ultimate package. You are also able to take full backups of your Drupal database using the control panel we provide and can restore back to your site at any point. Therefore not only ensuring your Drupal based site runs perfectly, but also that it is fully protected.