Welcome to the Drupal developer's documentation. Newcomers to Drupal development should read the conceptual information provided in the "Components of Drupal" section, and then proceed to examine one of the heavily-documented example modules below. The examples are fully-functioning Drupal modules, so you can download them from the contributions repository and alter them as you experiment.

Components of Drupal

Example Modules

In-Depth Discussions

API Reference

Drupal 7
Drupal 6

Components of Drupal
Example Modules
In-Depth Discussions

Drupal 5
Drupal 4.7
Drupal 4.6

Getting Involved

You can contribute by editing existing content, or if you find something missing, why not get involved and add your own Handbook?

Creative Commons

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