Installing modules and themes

It is entirely possible to run a very successful Drupal website out of the box without adding any third-party modules. However, this approach is limited, and your needs may grow out of the built-in core functionalities. With just a few additional modules, the functionality of your site can be significantly expanded.

In this recipe, we will first see how to install the Link module from the Drupal.org website, followed by how to activate and configure it. The Link module adds a Link field to the list of available fields that can be used to create new content types.

How to do it...

  1. Go to http://drupal.org/project/link.
  2. Examine the available releases of Link, and find the most recent Drupal 7 release; copy the URL for the ...

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