In Chapter 7, you learned about menus and their menu item types. In this chapter, you’ll learn about the different types of modules and their uses.
So what is a module? Simply put, it is a collection of several related items. For example, a module can be a collection of any of the following:
- Popular articles or related articles
- Advertisements, banners, or random images
The main benefit of collecting several related items in a module is to gain better control. For example, you can make a module become invisible on the web site (which would be easier than unpublishing the individual items), apply a CSS style ...