Moving Contributed Modules To The Contrib Folder

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I've been learning Drupal 7 on a live site. I've had many meltdowns and think I can backup and restore my site. is it ok to move contributed modules that have already been installed out of the Modules folder, and into the new contrib folder? Also if so, should I disable these modules first?

Any help is much appreciated

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I'm also interested in this.

I'm also interested in this. Made this question long time ago but got NO answer so lets hope someone answer us this time, please?

Last seen: 9 years 47 weeks ago
Joined: 2012-05-02
Can move modules into contrib

Yes you can move modules with ftp into a new contrib folder. You can leave them enabled; you just have to clear the caches afterwards.

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