Install updates for modules in Drupal
By Jithin on January 18th, 2016
Drupal, a web content management tool allows users to create a customized website, it is flexible and reliable. But more than that Drupal allows you to work with other add-ons. You can use single or many modules to integrate Drupal with different tools. Drupal supports thousands of add-ons and modules. This add-on creating better and better itself, that why Drupal also provides a feature for install updates automatically and manually.
This day to day updates is very important because this update will give you new features and more reliability to Drupal. Drupal supports automatic updates but you can set it manually too. Now let’s see how you can check and update your modules in Drupal.
Install Updates for Modules in Drupal
Step 1: Log in to the Drupal Admin panel with your Username and Password.
Step 2: Click on the Reports tab Which is available in Tab Section.
Step 3: Now Click on the section Available Updates.
Step 4: Now click on the Updates tab in the tab section.
Step 5: If any updates will available for your modules then the update list will show here as a list. You just have to select the updates and press the Download and Install Button to install updates.
Note: When your updates download and install successfully, A Green Coloured Section will show up on the screen.
So, this is how you can update the modules in Drupal. It is very important to regularly update the modules as they come with bug fixes and new features. We hope this tutorial was helpful for you. If you have any questions regarding updates, please let us know in the comment section given below.
“7. Once the download is completed, you need to set the website in maintenance mode”
I think this is analogous to the old days of sys dev where there was a box that said “miracle happens here”.
You give good detailed instructions for everything except for HOW to “set the website in maintenance mode”! You might want to add one more step in there…
We actually have an existing article about how to set maintenance mode in Drupal. ( https://www.interserver.net/tips/kb/how-to-enable-maintenance-mode-in-drupal )
I have also added the link in this article. Thank you for your suggestion!