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Drupal 7 Essential Contrib Modules

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please check in theme, if the module is already installed. Do not try to reinstall.

Drupal 7 Essentials:

These modules should be included on all Drupal 7 sites. Please check and make sure all these modules are installed on Drupal 7 sites.

Drupal 7 Modules used frequently

  1. Module Filter (Search)
  2. Allows users to login by email and not require username to setup account.
  3. Automatically assign all permissions to a role ( default Administrator)
  4. SMTP email, includes library, no separate install necessary
  5. Edit core system views like other views
  6. Search Content by Title

1. Change Webform Results views
2. Splash Page
3. Needed by next Module
4. Captcha substitute
5. Disable Warning and update messages by Users
6. -> act like another user while logged in as admin

Drupal 7 Security, Audit and Performance Modules

1. System Info about modules and database etc 2. Hosting Statistics, sends info to Acquia 3. Check if modules have been changed 4. Drupal file system and other security issues review 5. Drupal optimize database

Other Useful Drupal 7 Modules

1. Search and Replace (content) Scanner
2. Replace strings
3. css based field hiding to prevent spam
4. -> restrict search by roles
5. -> redirect access denied to login page.
6. -> Provides shortcut paths to current user’s pages, eg user/me, blog/me, user/me/edit, tracker/me etc.
7. -> Drupal 7 only provides tokens, that could be used in title or in path of menu items (links)
8. Drupal Tokens
9. Expire and delete abandoned shopping carts
10. File Uploader better them IMCE version 7.x-2.x-dev or later is better elfinder-lib-2.x-20140427_000027.tar.gz
11. Add to cart link for Drupal commerce product
12. Export data from views
13. – Content level permissions
14. -> group fields together visually
15. -> Date field
16. -> Exclude certain pages/ or content types from being cached.
17. Hide fields from User Interface