PacktLib: Drupal 6 Performance Tips

Drupal 6 Performance Tips

Credits

About the Authors

About the Reviewers

Preface

Upgrading Drupal

Upgrading Drupal 5.x core

Upgrading to 5.19

Backing up and exporting your Drupal 5.x Views

Final prep for upgrading to 6.13

Downloading Drupal 6.13

Upgrading Drupal core

Installing the updated Zen theme files

Summary

Maintaining your Drupal Site

Checking your Drupal configuration status

Checking your PHP and MySQL settings

Files to delete and clean up

Enabling the Update Status module

Introduction to Drupal caching

Running cron manually

Backing up your site using SFTP/FTP and cPanel

Tweaking your HTACCESS file

Summary

Using Development Modules and Tools

Viewing and inspecting recent log entries

The Devel module

Summary

Performance Optimization

Enabling and configuring the Throttle module

Generating test users, categories, and content

Views caching

Using Panels caching

Summary

Using DB Maintenance and Boost

Using the DB Maintenance module

Using the Boost module

Summary

Advanced Boost

Updating contributed modules

Recommended modules that work with Boost

Advanced Boost settings

Summary

Using Memcache API and Integration

Using the Memcache API and Integration module

Summary

Advanced Caching and Contributed Modules for Caching

Cache Router

Authenticated User Page Caching (Authcache)

Advanced cache

APC (Alternative PHP cache)

File Cache module

Summary

Multisite Configuration and Performance

Using Drupal multisite

Multisite resources

Summary