Strategies for finding modules

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    [Chapter 4 with Michelle Lauer]
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    In this chapter, I'm going to discuss strategies for finding modules.
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    As you know, one of the things that makes Drupal so amazing
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    is that it is modular.
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    Drupal core itself is rather lean.
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    It doesn't assume that you want an e-commerce site or a photo gallery site.
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    Instead, the core features are pretty small
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    so that you can go and download contributed modules for your particular feature set.
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    There are many, many modules out there, and it's kind of intimidating
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    looking at that list, so I'm going to go over a couple things you can look at
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    to help you pick out the best modules for your project.
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    If you're on, go ahead and click Download and Extend.
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    This will take you to a page that shows you different ways to search for modules.
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    The first way we're going to look at is we're going to look at the most installed modules
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    in the history of Drupal.

Strategies for Finding Modules


In this video we take a look at where to find modules to add to your site, along with talking about things to look t when evaluating a module. In addition to looking at lists on, like, we also review a project's page to see what clues we can find, and we take a quick look at a project's issue queue.

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