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Spotlight: Drupal Modules

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    [By: Angela Byron & Addison Berry with Bruno De Bondt]
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    [Using Drupal - Drupal Jumpstart] [Spotlight: Drupal Modules with Addison Berry]
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    To add new functionality to your site,
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    you're going to need to work with Drupal modules.
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    So in this lesson we're going to get a nice little overview,
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    sort of what that means to actually work with modules.
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    Specifically, we're going to take a look at the module administration page
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    so that you have an understanding of what's available to you there.
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    Then we're going to look at finding and installing modules
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    because there's core and there's contrib,

Spotlight: Drupal Modules


Modules allow you to turn on and off functionality within your Drupal website. There are two types of modules: core modules, which come with Drupal itself, and contributed modules, which are provided for free by the Drupal community and available for download from In this lesson we're going to look at the module administration page, and walk through finding and installing modules. We'll wrap things up by discussing how you remove a module from your site, and the difference between disabling and uninstalling.