Vtiger Custom Modules: How to import a new module into Vtiger

Adding a Vtiger custom module to your CRM, is a great way to extend your CRM functionality, improve your team effectiveness and enhance your software.

Vtiger CRM provides a Module Manager section which can be used to enable, disable and configure the existing modules in the CRM. It also provides the ability to add new modules from module manager zip files. We will explain how to do this in the following tutorial.

How to import a zip module file into Vtiger CRM

Step 1: Click the Settings icon located at the top right-hand corner and select “CRM Settings” in the menu. This will take you to the Settings page.

Vtiger Settings Links


Step 2: Here you will get to see the Studio Tab on the extreme left column of the page. Click on studio and you will see the option “Module Manager”.

Import vtiger custom modules. Step 2


Step 3: When you get to the Module Manager page, just scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the “Install From Zip“ button as shown below:

Vtiger custom modules. Install from zip


Step 4: This will open a new page where you will be asked to choose the file that you need to import. Just click the choose file icon and select your module zip file – we ae using the “VGSRelated Field Generator” module for the import in this tutorial. After you have selected the file, make sure that the checkbox “I accept with disclaimer and would like to proceedis checked and click on the Import button.

Importing a module into Vtiger


Step 5: On the next page, click the checkbox “I accept the license agreement.” and then press the “Import Now” button.

Vtiger import zip module


Step 6: That’s it, the module should be installed now, and you should get a message confirming the same.

Vtiger zip module file importing


Step 7: Press the “OK” button which will take you back to the “Module Manager” page, where you can see the new imported module.

Vtiger module manager


After the module is successfully installed, you would be able to activate/deactivate the module or configure the settings from under module manager. So, get a Vtiger custom modules, play around and let us know how your experience went.