The Drupal Configuration Menu
Part of the Drupal For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Drupal allows you to configure basic site settings through the Configuration menu, which is a very large set of menus. Basic Drupal site configuration settings, such as date formats, image preferences, and your Drupal site name and e-mail address are accessible from this menu. Log in as administrator and click Configuration. The options are
Account Settings: Manage user settings such as requirements for Drupal site registration and ability to upload images.
IP Address Blocking: Manage which IP addresses can or can't access your site.
Text Formats: Controls which HTML or other code is permitted in posted content.
File System: Set the directory location for uploaded files.
Image Styles: Drupal lets you resize and adjust uploaded images.
Image Toolkit: Choose which image toolkit to use if you have installed optional toolkits.
Search Settings: Control how your site is indexed and how search results are ranked on the results page.
URL Aliases: Create alternative URLs for specific pages on your website.
Clean URLs: Create simpler URLs for pages on your website.
Regional Settings: Settings for your website's time zone.
Date and Time: Controls how the date and time are displayed.
Site Information: Basic site information, such as your website's name and administrator e-mail address, are set here.
Actions: View actions available on your site and create advanced actions.
Cron: Specifies how often your site checks for updates or performs other time-sensitive periodic tasks.
Shortcuts: Controls which set of shortcuts appear on the Shortcuts tab of the admin account page.
Logging and Errors: Manages how errors are handled and reported.
Maintenance Mode: If you need to work on the Drupal site, you can use this option to take the site offline and prevent users from logging in until you finish.
RSS Publishing: Settings that control how the RSS feed from your site is displayed.
Feed Aggregator: This form lets you add and categorize third-party feeds for display on your site.