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First Modules: Admin Toolbar and Vertical Tabs

April 29, 2010 by Steve

The first modules we're going to turn on are the ones that help us do the rest of the configuration faster. Go to Administer > Site Building > Modules and turn on these modules. (Check the boxes next to their names, then scroll all the way to the bottom and click save.)

  • Admin Toolbar - puts a slim pulldown administration menu across the top of the site when you are logged in with the administration account.
  • Vertical Tabs - makes many of the option menus easier to use. Doesn't work in all cases - for example, the Input Format section of the content creation menu does not get included. It is still worth having.

The settings for these modules can be found under Admin > Site Configuration > Administration Menu and Admin > Site Configuration > Vertical Tabs. However, the default settings for both of these modules should work just fine, no further configuration is required.


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