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Anatomy of a Drupal module

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    By now you've been downloading, enabling, and configuring modules like a pro.
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    In this chapter, I'm going to show you
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    what makes a module a module.
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    When you download Drupal, you'll notice a large file structure.
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    Core modules live in the top-level module directory
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    and you never edit core modules.
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    When you download modules and themes and anything else contributed,
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    you save them in a sites directory.
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    A common file structure is
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    sites/all/modules/ and sites/all/themes.

Anatomy of a Drupal Module


Walks through some of the basics elements that are required and common for all Drupal modules. Then we create a simple demo module to see how it works.

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