Commit 3f56e7f1 authored by alexpott's avatar alexpott

Issue #2115737 by darol100, rhuffstedtler, andythomnz, jemandy, ijf8090,...

Issue #2115737 by darol100, rhuffstedtler, andythomnz, jemandy, ijf8090, zealfire, er.pushpinderrana, jhodgdon: Make the text in modules, themes, and profiles README.txt files more user-friendly
parent 0504dd94
Place downloaded and custom modules that extend your site functionality beyond
Drupal core in this directory to ensure clean separation from core modules and
to facilitate safe, self-contained code updates. Contributed modules from the
Drupal community may be downloaded at https://www.drupal.org/project/modules.
Modules extend your site functionality beyond Drupal core.
It is safe to organize modules into subdirectories, such as "contrib" for
WHAT TO PLACE IN THIS DIRECTORY?
--------------------------------
Placing downloaded and custom modules in this directory separates downloaded and
custom modules from Drupal core's modules. This allows Drupal core to be updated
without overwriting these files.
DOWNLOAD ADDITIONAL MODULES
---------------------------
Contributed modules from the Drupal community may be downloaded at
https://www.drupal.org/project/project_module.
ORGANIZING MODULES IN THIS DIRECTORY
------------------------------------
You may create subdirectories in this directory, to organize your added modules,
without breaking the site. Some common subdirectories include "contrib" for
contributed modules, and "custom" for custom modules. Note that if you move a
module to a subdirectory after it has been enabled, you may need to clear the
Drupal cache so that it can be found.
Drupal cache so it can be found.
MULTISITE CONFIGURATION
-----------------------
In multisite configurations, modules found in this directory are available to
all sites. You may also put modules in the sites/all/modules directory, and the
versions in sites/all/modules will take precedence over versions of the same
module that are here. Alternatively, the sites/your_site_name/modules directory
pattern may be used to restrict modules to a specific site instance.
In multisite configuration, modules found in this directory are available to
all sites. In addition to this directory, shared common modules may also be kept
in the sites/all/modules directory and will take precedence over modules in this
directory. Alternatively, the sites/your_site_name/modules directory pattern may
be used to restrict modules to a specific site instance.
MORE INFORMATION
----------------
Refer to the "Developing for Drupal" section of the README.txt in the Drupal
Refer to the “Developing for Drupal” section of the README.txt in the Drupal
root directory for further information on extending Drupal with custom modules.
Place downloaded and custom installation profiles in this directory to ensure
separation from Drupal core profiles and to facilitate safe, self-contained code
updates.
In multisite configuration, installation profiles found in this directory are
available to all sites during their initial site installation. Shared common
profiles may also be kept in the sites/all/profiles directory and will take
precedence over profiles in this directory. Alternatively, the
sites/your_site_name/profiles directory pattern may be used to restrict a
profile's availability to a specific site instance.
Additionally, modules and themes may be placed inside subdirectories in a
specific installation profile such as profiles/your_site_profile/modules and
profiles/your_site_profile/themes respectively to restrict their usage to only
sites that were installed with that specific profile.
Refer to the "Installation Profiles" section of the README.txt in the Drupal
root directory for further information.
Installation profiles define additional steps that run after the base
installation provided by Drupal core when Drupal is first installed.
WHAT TO PLACE IN THIS DIRECTORY?
--------------------------------
Place downloaded and custom installation profiles in this directory.
Installation profiles are generally provided as part of a Drupal distribution.
They only impact the installation of your site. They do not have any effect on
an already running site.
DOWNLOAD ADDITIONAL DISTRIBUTIONS
---------------------------------
Contributed distributions from the Drupal community may be downloaded at
https://www.drupal.org/project/project_distribution.
MULTISITE CONFIGURATION
-----------------------
In multisite configurations, installation profiles found in this directory are
available to all sites during their initial site installation.
MORE INFORMATION
----------------
Refer to the "Installation profiles" section of the README.txt in the Drupal
root directory for further information on extending Drupal with custom profiles.
Place downloaded and custom themes that modify your site's appearance in this
directory to ensure clean separation from Drupal core and to facilitate safe,
self-contained code updates. Contributed themes from the Drupal community may
be downloaded at https://www.drupal.org/project/themes.
It is safe to organize themes into subdirectories and is recommended to use
Drupal's sub-theme functionality to ensure easy maintenance and upgrades.
In multisite configuration, themes found in this directory are available to
all sites. In addition to this directory, shared common themes may also be kept
in the sites/all/themes directory and will take precedence over themes in this
directory. Alternatively, the sites/your_site_name/themes directory pattern may
be used to restrict themes to a specific site instance.
Refer to the "Appearance" section of the README.txt in the Drupal root
directory for further information on theming.
Themes allow you to change the look and feel of your Drupal site. You can use
themes contributed by others or create your own.
WHAT TO PLACE IN THIS DIRECTORY?
--------------------------------
Placing downloaded and custom themes in this directory separates downloaded and
custom themes from Drupal core's themes. This allows Drupal core to be updated
without overwriting these files.
DOWNLOAD ADDITIONAL THEMES
--------------------------
Contributed themes from the Drupal community may be downloaded at
https://www.drupal.org/project/project_theme.
MULTISITE CONFIGURATION
-----------------------
In multisite configurations, themes found in this directory are available to
all sites. You may also put themes in the sites/all/themes directory, and the
versions in sites/all/themes will take precedence over versions of the same
themes that are here. Alternatively, the sites/your_site_name/themes directory
pattern may be used to restrict themes to a specific site instance.
MORE INFORMATION
-----------------
Refer to the "Appearance" section of the README.txt in the Drupal root directory
for further information on customizing the appearance of Drupal with custom
themes.
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