New module installation

Upgrading from a previous version? Read ‘upgrading a module‘.

After you have downloaded one of the modules either from this site or from GitHub unzip the package into your webtrees modules_v3 directory and upload the files.

Login at your website as administrator and open the control panel.  Go to the Module administration (Modules / Module administration) and tick the box next to the module name. Save your settings.

Some modules contain a configuration page. After the module is activated  go to the module configuration page to set some options. You can recognize modules with configurable options by the configuration icon next to the module name:

Config icon


Release version

If your zip file contain a folder with a suffix to the module name you probably have downloaded a development version. It is not recommended to use a development version on a production site. Further note that only the release versions contain all compiled language files.