Installing a new module in Drupal 8

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In this lesson, we will see how to install a new module. For this example, we will install the Administration menu menu


1. Go to the project page of the module on, in this case and download the drupal 8 release of the module. You will get a zip or tar archive

2. Extract the archive in modules folder inside you drupal directory.

3. Now go to the Extend option in the admin menu of your drupal site. You will reach this url - http://localhost/drupal/admin/modules

4. Find your module, Administration Menu in this case, in the list of modules displayed, tick the checkbox next to it and click on Save Configuration. You are done!