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Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Kurt Madel

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Promoting a sandbox project to a full project

Although we committed our Colorbox File changes to the sandbox Git repository, and in doing so made the code available to anyone who wants to use it, using Git is a barrier for many people who aren't developers, and just want to download a module, configure it, and use it. A sandboxed module will also deter people from trying your module, because they may not trust a module that is not a full project (and Drupal includes a big warning at the top of all sandboxed module pages). I will walk you through the process to promote the Colorbox File module to a full Drupal.org project, and then, I will create a release that can be easily downloaded without Git.

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You won't actually be able to execute the ...

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