How to Install Drupal on AWS EC2 instance

In this article, I will show you how you can install Drupal on AWS EC2 instance, which can help you to get started with Drupal and AWS. In the next paragraphs, we will discuss what is Drupal and how you can install Drupal on AWS.

What is Drupal

According to Wiki, Drupal is a free and open-source web content management framework written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License. Drupal provides a back-end framework for at least 2.3% of all websites worldwide – ranging from personal blogs to corporate, political, and government sites.

How to Install Drupal on AWS

So Drupal is a CMS build on top of PHP and MySQL. To run Drupal, you need to have at first install PHP/MySQL and Apache webserver. Then I will show you how you can install Letsencrypt SSL and secure your Drupal site.

A short video I created to demonstrate how you can apply it all into your AWS account.


Thanks for reading this blog post! To conclude, here are the steps to install Drupal on the AWS EC2 instance. If you want a more detailed walkthrough of how to do that or if you need help with your own server setup, please leave a comment below and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. In addition, check out our other posts about web hosting options in case there’s something else we can help with!

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Atiqur Rahman

I am MD. Atiqur Rahman graduated from BUET and is an AWS-certified solutions architect. I have successfully achieved 6 certifications from AWS including Cloud Practitioner, Solutions Architect, SysOps Administrator, and Developer Associate. I have more than 8 years of working experience as a DevOps engineer designing complex SAAS applications.

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