Commit db371021 authored by Gábor Hojtsy's avatar Gábor Hojtsy
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#202169 by keith.smith: system module help updated to latest feature set,...

#202169 by keith.smith: system module help updated to latest feature set, links to themes and modules
parent 58bf1c79
......@@ -49,9 +49,13 @@ function system_help($path, $arg) {
switch ($path) {
case 'admin/help#system':
$output = '<p>'. t('The system module provides system-wide defaults such as running jobs at a particular time, and storing web pages to improve efficiency. The ability to run scheduled jobs makes administering the website more usable, as administrators do not have to manually start jobs. The storing of web pages, or caching, allows the site to efficiently re-use web pages and improve website performance. The system module provides control over preferences, behaviors including visual and operational settings.') .'</p>';
$output .= '<p>'. t('Some modules require regularly scheduled actions, such as cleaning up logfiles. Cron, which stands for chronograph, is a periodic command scheduler executing commands at intervals specified in seconds. It can be used to control the execution of daily, weekly and monthly jobs (or anything with a period measured in seconds). The aggregator module periodically updates feeds using cron. Ping periodically notifies services of new content on your site. Search periodically indexes the content on your site. Automating tasks is one of the best ways to keep a system running smoothly, and if most of your administration does not require your direct involvement, cron is an ideal solution. Cron can, if necessary, also be run manually.') .'</p>';
$output .= '<p>'. t("There is a caching mechanism which stores dynamically generated web pages in a database. By caching a web page, the system module does not have to create the page each time someone wants to view it, instead it takes only one SQL query to display it, reducing response time and the server's load. Only pages requested by <em>anonymous</em> users are cached. In order to reduce server load and save bandwidth, the system module stores and sends cached pages compressed.") .'</p>';
$output = '<p>'. t('The system module is at the foundation of your Drupal website, and provides basic but extensible functionality for use by other modules and themes. Some integral elements of Drupal are contained in and managed by the system module, including caching, enabling or disabling of modules and themes, preparing and displaying the administrative page, and configuring fundamental site settings. A number of key system maintenance operations are also part of the system module.') .'</p>';
$output .= '<p>'. t('The system module provides:') .'</p>';
$output .= '<ul><li>'. t('support for enabling and disabling <a href="@modules">modules</a>. Drupal comes packaged with a number of core modules; each module provides a discrete set of features and may be enabled depending on the needs of your site. A wide array of additional modules contributed by members of the Drupal community are available for download at the <a href="@drupal-modules"> module page</a>.', array('@modules' => url('admin/build/modules'), '@drupal-modules' => '')) .'</li>';
$output .= '<li>'. t('support for enabling and disabling <a href="@themes">themes</a>, which determine the design and presentation of your site. Drupal comes packaged with several core themes and additional contributed themes are available at the <a href="@drupal-themes"> theme page</a>.', array('@themes' => url('admin/build/themes'), '@drupal-themes' => '')) .'</li>';
$output .= '<li>'. t('a robust <a href="@cache-settings">caching system</a> that allows the efficient re-use of previously-constructed web pages and web page components. Drupal stores the pages requested by anonymous users in a compressed format; depending on your site configuration and the amount of your web traffic tied to anonymous visitors, Drupal\'s caching system may significantly increase the speed of your site.', array('@cache-settings' => url('admin/settings/performance'))) .'</li>';
$output .= '<li>'. t('a set of routine administative operations that rely on a correctly-configured <a href="@cron">cron maintenance task</a> to run automatically. A number of other modules, including the feed aggregator, ping module and search also rely on <a href="@cron">cron maintenance tasks</a>. For more information, see the online handbook entry for <a href="@handbook">configuring cron jobs</a>.', array('@cron' => url('admin/reports/status'), '@handbook' => '')) .'</li>';
$output .= '<li>'. t('basic configuration options for your site, including <a href="@date-settings">date and time settings</a>, <a href="@file-system">file system settings</a>, <a href="@clean-url">clean URL support</a>, <a href="@site-info">site name and other information</a>, and a <a href="@site-maintenance">site maintenance</a> function for taking your site temporarily off-line.', array('@date-settings' => url('admin/settings/date-time'), '@file-system' => url('admin/settings/file-system'), '@clean-url' => url('admin/settings/clean-urls'), '@site-info' => url('admin/settings/site-information'), '@site-maintenance' => url('admin/settings/site-maintenance'))) .'</li></ul>';
$output .= '<p>'. t('For more information, see the online handbook entry for <a href="@system">System module</a>.', array('@system' => '')) .'</p>';
return $output;
case 'admin':
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