Updating modules and themes requires ftp access to your server

11 Nov

Once you are a seasoned module developer/theme designer, you can even submit your own creations, and sell them on Addons!The "Modules & Themes Catalog" page gives you a quick and easy access to the online Addons database of modules and themes." And I was like ".." Immediately, I thought about all of the updates I don't immediately apply to contrib projects because they change a configuration option, or otherwise modify the way I've set up the site.So I thought "I don't really want an auto update because it might break things." That said, why can't Drupal automatically update security fixes - at least in core - automatically? Best case, I can help get something started that will benefit the entire Drupal community in the future.(I certainly would have benefited from one.) I was recently discussing the security update with some friends, and one of them asked "Does Drupal have an auto update?

Drupal also allows you to install modules or themes using its administrative interface.When your Pantheon Dev environment is in SFTP mode, you can use these capabilities to manage the code in your Dev environment.It works for plugins: And for themes: You still need to turn these changes into commits in your Pantheon Site Dashboard.Drupal has a significant amount of documentation for security best practices to consider when hardening any Drupal server.There is also extensive community documentation and there are multiple ways of participating in the Drupal community.If it did, Drupageddon could have never been a widespread issue.It's easy to think, "Well, it's fixed now, so there's nothing to worry about." But I think that's shortsighted.When in SFTP mode this will work seamlessly on Pantheon.Get the URL to the code you want installed from Drupal.org: Paste the URL into Drupal's update manager.You must be logged-in before you can download or rate anything. Once you have downloaded a module from the Addons online shop to your computer, it is up to you have it installed on your Presta Shop site.There are two ways to install a module: either using the dedicated form, or using your FTP client. The form is straightforward: simply browse to the module's file that you downloaded, and click the "Upload this module" button.