Drupal Module Management


Instructions to update or install modules on a Drupal installation. The steps are as follows:

  1. If updating a module from an existing Drupal installation check which module needs to be updated
    1. Go to the administration site and check the modules that need to be installed
  2. Download the module files
    1. Read the update instructions
  3. Decompress the modules file at the appropriate location
  4. Run the update.php script


  • Programs Needed
  • Procedure
  • Links of Interest

Programs Needed

The following programs are found on any linux distribution (correct me if I'm wrong).

  • wget
  • tar



Links of Interest