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authorDavid Rothstein2015-10-14 22:12:49 (GMT)
committerDavid Rothstein2015-10-14 22:12:49 (GMT)
commit8b0f1c71c519acc70617faf836336014af925cb7 (patch)
treeb6f9dabcda2bd02128d695fd04ad7db3ed1d550b /sites
parentd2dd30fba61d4a17831ca85b22a5e006bb161281 (diff)
Issue #2115737 by darol100, owenpm3, rhuffstedtler, andythomnz, jemandy, ijf8090, zealfire, er.pushpinderrana, jhodgdon, corbacho, spitcher, abenamer, holingpoon, ay1n: Make the text in modules, themes, and profiles README.txt files more user-friendly
Diffstat (limited to 'sites')
-rw-r--r--sites/all/modules/README.txt40
-rw-r--r--sites/all/themes/README.txt37
2 files changed, 56 insertions, 21 deletions
diff --git a/sites/all/modules/README.txt b/sites/all/modules/README.txt
index 6d019e7..b19849b 100644
--- a/sites/all/modules/README.txt
+++ b/sites/all/modules/README.txt
@@ -1,17 +1,37 @@
-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 http://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. (Alternatively, you can disable the
-module before moving it and then re-enable it after the move.)
+Drupal cache so it can be found. (Alternatively, you can disable the module
+before moving it and then re-enable it after the move.)
+
+MULTISITE CONFIGURATION
+-----------------------
+
+In multisite configurations, modules found in this directory are available to
+all sites. 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. 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
root directory for further information on extending Drupal with custom modules.
diff --git a/sites/all/themes/README.txt b/sites/all/themes/README.txt
index e308af2..54f9cdc 100644
--- a/sites/all/themes/README.txt
+++ b/sites/all/themes/README.txt
@@ -1,14 +1,29 @@
-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 http://drupal.org/project/themes.
+Themes allow you to change the look and feel of your Drupal site. You can use
+themes contributed by others or create your own.
-It is safe to organize themes into subdirectories and is recommended to use
-Drupal's sub-theme functionality to ensure easy maintenance and upgrades.
+WHAT TO PLACE IN THIS DIRECTORY?
+--------------------------------
-In multisite configuration, themes found in this directory are available to
-all sites. Alternatively, the sites/your_site_name/themes directory pattern may
-be used to restrict themes to a specific site instance.
+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.
-Refer to the "Appearance" section of the README.txt in the Drupal root
-directory for further information on theming.
+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. 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.