Install and enable the module

The file we have just downloaded is a ZIP file, which needs to be extracted (using a program such as WinZip, or the built-in application for handing compressed files), to the sites/all/modules folder within our Drupal installation. The modules subfolder may not exist, so if prompted, allow your decompression program to create this folder.

Because we have just placed the modules files within our Drupal installation, the modules should be picked up by Drupal so that we can enable them. We need to visit the modules section (Administer | Site building | Modules), where we can enable the modules.

Grouped under the FeedAPI Default heading, we can now enable the FeedAPI and FeedAPI Node modules, and the Common syndication parser and FeedAPI inherit modules (grouped under FeedAPI Add On) by ticking their boxes and clicking Save configuration at the bottom of the page.

v FeedAPI Default

Enabled Name Version Description




Provides feed aggregation functionality, a feed management interface and an API. If you enable this module, enable at least one item processor (e. g. FeedAPI Node Item) and one parser (e. g. SimplePie parser).

Required by: FeedAPI Inherit (disable-d), FeedAPI Node (enabled). Common syndication parser (disabled). SimplePie parser (disabled)


FeedAPI Node


Creates nodes from feed items. Depends on: FeedAPI (enabled) Required byi FeedAPI Inherit (disabled)


SimplePie parser


Provides an XML parser for FeedAPI modules. Uses SimplePie library. Requires SimplePie 1.01+. Depends qnt FeedAPI (enabled)

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  • anna
    Why module_enable drupal?
    8 years ago

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