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How to install a module in Drupal

This tutorial guides on how to install a module in Drupal.

1) From Drupal'a admin login main menu: Home >> Administration.

Click on MODULES

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2) click on INSTALL NEW MODULE

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3) Go to Drupal.org and search for the module you want to install. For example, to install the Administration menu: click here: http://drupal.org/project/admin_menu

Scroll downthe page to the Recommended releases to find the download for your release. I prefer using the .zip.

Right click on the filename and "copy link location".

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Back to drupal now.

Paste the copied link location into the Install from a URL input box and click the Install button.

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4) If the installation was successful, you'll see a message like this:

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Click on Enable Newly added Modules, scroll down to the newly created Administration modules section.

5) Enable the Administration menu by ticking the check-box. Click on Save Configuration.

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A change in the administration menu is immediately noticed.

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The above procedure is applicable to just about any Drupal module fit for installation.

Thats all folks!

 

Additional tasks for the administration menu:

Find the Overlay and Toolbar modules among the core, disable it.

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thats all folks!

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