Drupal 7 has the ability to gain extra functionality through the use of modules. Modules can provide many different additional features such as banners, forms, forums, and reporting. They are much like plugins in other content management systems such as Wordpress and Joomla. You can find modules that perform specific tasks by searching drupal.org for the appropriate type of module. Installing a module is relatively easy and done through the Drupal dashboard.

To install a module in Drupal 7:

  1. After finding a module that you would like to install, download it to your local computer.
  2. Log into the Drupal 7 Dashboard
  3. Go to Modules
  4. Click Install New Module
    drupal_module_1
  5. Click Choose File and select the module you downloaded to your local computer
  6. Click Install
    drupal_module_2
  7. Now, if you want to enable the new module, click on the link Enable newly added modules
    drupal_module_3
  8. Scroll down, find the desired module, and place a check box next to it to enable the module.
    drupal_module_4
  9. Click Save configuration

    If you need further assistance please feel free to ask a question on our support center.

Did you find this article helpful?

We value your feedback!

Why was this article not helpful? (Check all that apply)
The article is too difficult or too technical to follow.
There is a step or detail missing from the instructions.
The information is incorrect or out-of-date.
It does not resolve the question/problem I have.
How did you find this article?
Please tell us how we can improve our Support Center:
Email Address
Optional, but our team may contact you for more information.
Like this Article?

Post a Comment

Name:
Email Address:
Comment:
Are you a bot?
Submit

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

Write New!
Do you want to publish a tutorial to our support center?

News / Announcements

SSL Certficate Warnings
Updated 2014-04-14 11:34 am EST
Hits: 2220
Heartbleed 0-day OpenSSL security bug
Updated 2014-04-14 04:43 pm EST
Hits: 5641

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question

Need more Help?

Search

Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail: support@InMotionHosting.com
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!