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Drupal Modules: The What, When, Where, Why, and especially How

Sharon Krossa
5 May 2012 - 11:15am

This is a practical session covering module basics. Learn what modules are, when to use contributed modules, where to find them, why choose one over another, and —step-by-step— how to install and uninstall modules in both Drupal 6 and 7.

Questions answered by this session:

  • What are modules?
  • When should I use contributed modules?
  • Where can I find contributed modules?
  • Why should I choose one module over another?
  • How do I install modules (step-by-step)?
  • How do I uninstall modules (step-by-step)?

This session will be useful to site builders who have sufficient server access to install modules. (In a Stanford context, this would include those building sites in AFS or a local server, but not those hosted on