Chapter 20. Running, Maintaining & Debugging a Drupal Site

  • 20.1 Overview
  • 20.2 Maintenance activities
  • 20.3 Core, module and theme updates
    • 20.3.1 Suggested frequency
    • 20.3.2 Method: Drupal UI (modules & themes)
    • 20.3.3 Method: filesystem (core, and possibly modules & themes)
      • 20.3.3.1 Updating modules
      • 20.3.3.2 Updating core
        • 20.3.4 Module and core updates on Drupal multi-site setups
      • 20.4 Database backup
        • 20.4.1 Suggested frequency
        • 20.4.2 Method: quick backup
        • 20.4.3 Method: nightly backups
        • 20.4.4 Other methods
        • 20.4.5 Restoring your database
      • 20.5 File backup
        • 20.5.1 Suggested frequency
        • 20.5.2 Method: Backup and Migrate
        • 20.5.3 Method: SFTP
        • 20.5.4 Other methods
      • 20.6 Whole-site backup
        • 20.6.1 Frequency
        • 20.6.2 Method: Backup and Migrate
        • 20.6.3 Other methods
      • 20.7 Drush
      • 20.8 Major version upgrades
      • 20.9 Debugging Drupal
        • 20.9.1 When a module seems to not work correctly
          • 20.9.1.1 Using a -dev version of achaten-suisse.com a module
          • 20.9.1.2 Patching modules
          • 20.9.1.3 Filing a bug report
        • 20.9.2 When the site suddenly looks strange or behaves oddly
        • 20.9.3 Error messages
        • 20.9.4 White Screen of Death
      • 20.10 Contributing to the Drupal community

See also Configuring Drupal Multisites.