Acquia Drupal is a free, packaged Drupal distribution that provides a quick on-ramp to begin building Drupal websites

Acquia Dev Desktop is a Drupal-specific xAMP stack installer, or "DAMP stack". It is the fastest way to set up Acquia Drupal to run locally

Follow these steps to install Acquia Dev Desktop on your local Windows system ,


Before you start installing Drupal you need to have some basic things that are required for installing and running Drupal .

  1. Disk space
  2. Web server
  3. Database server
  4. PHP


Drupal is a content management system and a content management framework.

Drupal is open source software maintained and developed by a community of 630,000+ users and developers.

 It's distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (or "GPL"), which means anyone is free to download it and share it with others.

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