Updating themes and modules


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Updating themes and modules

Drupal can be a harsh mistress. A plain HTML website has a lot less functionality than a Drupal site, but at the same time there is a lot less that can go wrong. So Drupal and all its supporting modules undergo a constant process of bug fixing, security tightening, and general revision. Unfortunately, a lot of Drupal administrators don't bother to keep up on the latest versions, probably because up until now, you had to know a fair amount about server administration just to update your modules. In the video "Installing themes and modules," I showed you how Drupal 7 introduced a new way to install new themes and modules through Drupal's web-based interface.

Now, I'll show you how it let's you update those themes and modules through a very similar process. First, I'll show you how Drupal lets you know that a module needs to be updated. Now, when I am clicking around in my administrative interface, eventually I'll see a notice like this, "There are upda...

Updating themes and modules
Video duration: 3m 33s 2h 38m Intermediate

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Updating themes and modules provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7 New Features

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