A new replacement of the old mod are Not Enough Items which is much better and has more functions than the old model. As in NEI you will get more functions, for beginners just fit this modification. To view information about the subject, you just need to specify the mouse and a window will appear tips.
How to install Forever Enough Items
- Download and install Minecraft Forge
- Download and install JEI
- Download mod
- Do not unzip it, copy to C:\Users\User_Name\AppData\ Roaming\.minecraft\mods