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Getting started - Developer's Quick Start Guide

Familiar with the Drupal CMS? The open source Sector Drupal distribution is easy to install and use. Get started with these user guides and learn more about Sector and how to install it.

  • What is Sector?

    Sector is an open source CMS Drupal distribution that is ready to go and easy to administer.

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  • Installing Sector

    Installing Sector is as easy as installing Drupal. In this guide, we explain a couple of methods for creating a Sector site.
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  • Public vs. private file systems

    The file field upload destination in Sector is set to the public file system. This is good enough for most (but not all) sites.

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  • Introducing the Sector Radix Starter theme

    From June 2020, the new Sector Radix Starter theme replaces the Sector Starter theme!  

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  • Sector release schedule overview

    As part of our Sector 9 roadmap, the Sector team is committed to a release schedule based on the Drupal core release cycle. 

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  • Updating a Sector site

    Updating a Sector site is easy. Sector releases funnel through a strict and thorough test process to ensure the best possible compatibility against Drupal core and contributed modules.
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Sector 10 is coming!

Find out more in our Sector 10 roadmap.

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Sector is brought to you by Sparks Interactive - supporting Sector from Wellington and Auckland

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Sparks Interactive are delighted to accept the Open Source Use in Business award for Sector and the open source platform.

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