Before making your website publicly available on the Internet, you probably will want to build and test it in an offline environment.
Drupal is available in two supported versions: the most recent and the previous. Currently that is Drupal 8 (released November 2015) and
This page provides direction for creating your Drupal database before running the installation script
Drupal Config File "settings.php" Overview
Step by step instructions to run the installation script
In most cases, Drupal would create the files directory for you. If Drupal can't create the directory, follow the instructions below.
To install and use Drupal 7 in a language other than English
Drupal includes installation profiles that control what's included as you get started. Select from either the Standard or the Minimal
Download instructions for specific OSes
Installation profiles provide site features and functions for a specific type of site as a single download.