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Installing and Enabling Modules in Drupal 7 for Drupal 7

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This tutorial covers a topic in Drupal 7 which may or may not be the version you're using. We're keeping this tutorial online as a courtesy to users of Drupal 7, but we consider it archived.

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In this video we walk through two methods for downloading and installing new modules. First we use the administrative interface on our site to install a new module with a URL, and then we download a module directly from and place the files in the proper location in our Drupal files. We also talk about some best practices for organizing your modules in your file system.