The Quick Start guide is designed to get you started on Pantheon.

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Welcome! This guide is designed to get you started on Pantheon. All you need before you begin is a Pantheon account. If you don't have one, sign up now for free.

Getting Started Training

Ramp up faster with an on-demand, recorded version of this material, delivered by Pantheon's Developer Advocacy team.

In this guide, you will:

  • Create a Sandbox site on Pantheon
  • Deploy Drupal or WordPress to the site
  • Use separate Dev, Test, and Live environments in a best-practice development workflow
  • Perform on-server development via our SFTP Connection Mode


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You should now have a Pantheon User Account. When you're ready, continue to the next lesson.