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Modules 101: Introduction, installation, and removal, or, The What, When, Where, Why, and especially How


This is a practical introduction to Drupal modules. Learn the basics of what modules are, when to use contributed modules, where to find them, why choose one over another, and —step-by-step— how to install and uninstall modules in both Drupal 6 and 7.

Questions answered by this session:

  • What are modules?
  • When should I use contributed modules?
  • Where can I find contributed modules?
  • Why should I choose one module over another?
  • How do I install modules (step-by-step)?
  • How do I uninstall modules (step-by-step)

This session will be useful to site builders who have sufficient server access to install modules

Accompanying materials, aka "the handout":
(will be updated for BADCamp 2012)