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Modules 101: Introduction, installing/enabling, and removing, or, the what, when, where, why, and especially how

Sharon Krossa
6 April 2013 - 1:00pm

This is a practical introduction to Drupal modules. Learn the basics of what modules are, when to use contributed modules, where to find them, why choose one over another, and — step-by-step— how to install or enable and uninstall modules in both Drupal 6 and 7. (There is more to it than just the checkboxes on the modules page!)

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 or enable modules (step-by-step)?
  • How do I uninstall or disable modules (step-by-step)?

This session will be useful to site builders and administrators who have at least sufficient Drupal permissions to enable modules, including those using