This is an example mod page intended to describe in some detail what each field is for.

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Click this button when you've installed a particular mod. This enables you to get a partial config from the CFG Generator based on your progress through a list. See this page for more information.

Author:
The mod author or authors.
Example Category (The category this mod belongs to.)
Tags group like mods with similar traits e.g., OpenMW Lua mods, or mods that need manual editing, and so forth.
Featured in Mod Lists:
The mod lists this mod is included on and the step number of each list with links.
Last Updated:
The date this mod's record on our website was last updated, not necessarily the date the mod itself was last updated.
Description:
A description of this mod.
ModFileName.zip (sha256sum) (sha512sum) (This field contains a link to download this mod.)
OpenMW Compatibility:
This field describes if the mod is compatible with OpenMW or not (not if the mod has bugs or not)
Active:
Yes (Is this mod being actively worked on?)

Usage Info

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Data paths:
This field will list each data path you need for this particular mod. The listing will vary depending on what mod list you're viewing this on, if at all.
C:\games\OpenMWMods\Quests\ExampleMod\00 Path 0
C:\games\OpenMWMods\Quests\ExampleMod\01 Path 1
If you are using a mod list the CFG Generator will provide you with the data= output tailored to your mod list that you can copy into your clipboard and paste into your config files manually, or to use as a reference if you're using a mod manager.
Plugin Needs Cleaning:
Yes (This field will indicate when a plugin is dirty and should be cleaned)
Usage Notes:
This field will contain any relevant usage notes for this mod, including but not limited to special install instructions.
Fallback Archive (BSA):
This field will list each fallback-archive (also known as BSAs) this mod comes with that need to be registered. Note that the suggested loadout may vary depending on what mod list you're viewing this on, if at all.
ExampleArchive.bsa
Content Plugin:
This field will list each content plugin this mod comes with that needs to be enabled. Note that the suggested loadout may vary depending on what mod list you're viewing this on, if at all.
ExamplePlugin.esp
If you are using a mod list the CFG Generator will provide you with the content= output tailored to your mod list that you can copy into your clipboard and paste into your config files manually, or to use as a reference if you're using a mod manager.
Groundcover Plugin:
This field will list each groundcover plugin this mod comes with that needs to be enabled. Note that the suggested loadout may vary depending on what mod list you're viewing this on, if at all.
ExampleGroundcover.esp
If you are using a mod list the CFG Generator will provide you with the groundcover= output tailored to your mod list that you can copy into your clipboard and paste into your config files manually, or to use as a reference if you're using a mod manager.
Alternative:
Mods that could be considered alternatives to the current mod. Compatibility with mod lists is not guaranteed and using these is generally not recommended.
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