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Media Module Overview

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    [Media Module Overview with Addison Berry]
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    Working with media in Drupal has been
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    kind of a long and bumpy road,
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    and the Media Module has come along in Drupal 7
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    with the idea of trying to smooth that road out
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    and centralize things and come up with one solid standard solution
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    rather than many millions of ways of approaching the problems.
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    In this lesson we're going to take a look at the Media Module
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    and talk a little bit more about it.
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    In this series, we're going to be using version 1 of Media Module,

Media Module Overview


The history of working with media in Drupal is long and bumpy. The main goal of the Media module is to create a refined, centralized way of handling media on a Drupal site, and Media, version 1, is the main tool we'll be using to create our site. In this lesson we'll get an overview of the Media module and specifically take a look at:

Note: This series is covering Media Module version 1.x. To learn about Media Module 2.x, check out our Using Drupal Chapter 4: Media Management series.

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