Drupal 7 Essential Contrib Modules
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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. https://drupal.org/project/module_filter Module Filter (Search)
  2. https://drupal.org/project/email_registration Allows users to login by email and not require username to setup account.
  3. https://drupal.org/project/adminrole Automatically assign all permissions to a role ( default Administrator)
  4. https://drupal.org/project/smtp SMTP email, includes library, no separate install necessary
  5. https://www.drupal.org/project/admin_views Edit core system views like other views
  6. https://www.drupal.org/project/find_content Search Content by Title

1. https://drupal.org/project/webform_mysql_views Change Webform Results views
2. https://drupal.org/project/splashify Splash Page
3. https://www.drupal.org/project/Moopapi Needed by next Module
4. https://www.drupal.org/project/botcha Captcha substitute
5. https://www.drupal.org/project/disable_messages Disable Warning and update messages by Users
6. https://www.drupal.org/project/masquerade -> act like another user while logged in as admin

Drupal 7 Security, Audit and Performance Modules

1. https://www.drupal.org/project/systeminfo System Info abpout modules and database etc
2. https://www.drupal.org/project/hosting_stats Hosting Statistics, sends info to Acquia
3. https://www.drupal.org/project/hacked Check if modules have been changed
4. https://www.drupal.org/project/security_review Drupal file system and other security issues review
5. https://www.drupal.org/project/optimizedb Drupal optimize database

Other Useful Drupal 7 Modules

1. https://drupal.org/project/scanner Search and Replace (content) Scanner
2. https://drupal.org/project/stringoverrides Replace strings
3. https://drupal.org/project/spamicide css based field hiding to prevent spam
4. https://drupal.org/project/search_restrict -> restrict search by roles
5. https://drupal.org/project/r4032login -> redirect access denied to login page.
6. https://drupal.org/project/me -> Provides shortcut paths to current user’s pages, eg user/me, blog/me, user/me/edit, tracker/me etc.
7. https://drupal.org/project/menu_token -> Drupal 7 only provides tokens, that could be used in title or in path of menu items (links)
8. https://www.drupal.org/node/390482 Drupal Tokens
9. https://drupal.org/project/commerce_cart_expiration Expire and delete abandoned shopping carts
10. https://www.drupal.org/project/elfinder File Uploader better them IMCE version 7.x-2.x-dev or later is better elfinder-lib-2.x-20140427_000027.tar.gz
11. https://www.drupal.org/project/rules_linkevent Add to cart link for Drupal commerce product
12. https://www.drupal.org/project/views_data_export Export data from views
13. https://www.drupal.org/project/content_access – Content level permissions
14. https://www.drupal.org/project/field_group -> group fields together visually
15. https://www.drupal.org/project/date -> Date field
16. https://www.drupal.org/project/cacheexclude -> Exculde certain pages/ or content types from being cached.
17. https://www.drupal.org/project/simplify Hide fields from User Interface


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