Drupal is the most popular content management system today, the strength of drupal comes from its modules. Modules are used to add new features to drupal CMS. In this post i have listed most popular and top 10 modules used today.
Administration menu module provides an interface for Drupal. It’s very useful for Drupal users. It is must for all the drupal developers and site developers. The menu will be appeared at the top of the site. Which is a drop down menu with each categories. It gives you fast access for drupal backend.
Probably the second most important module for Drupal website development. Views module is used to create views from content. This module creates query for the database and executes it to display the related content view. It is very useful when we want to display news, latest posts etc.
3.CCK (Content Construction Kit)
Content Construction Kit is a module, which allows you to create custom content types. It is a very handy module. This module is included in the core of drupal 7 version
This module allows you to create pages that are divided into areas of the page. It includes a couple of 2 column and 3 column layouts by default, With a little knowledge of html,css and php we can edit the layout. It also uses AJAX GUI.
We can assign a block to only one region in drupal. MultiBlock creates another instance of that block to place in another region. We can have another block to a region. If you change the parent block its instance changes as well.
Latest version of drupal will not have support for older version modules. Coder module allows us to convert the older version module to higher version. Very useful for drupal developers.
Search Engine Optimization is very important for most of the sites. This module allows us to make the site popular by its checklist. Checklist will provide the actions need to be taken to maximize the site’s presence.
Devel very useful for drupal website designers and developers. It shows a summary of all database queries for each page request at the bottom of each page.
9.Backup & Migrate
Backup & Migrate module is used for automatic scheduled backups that run in the background with cron. It is also used to copy the database from one site to another.
The Pathauto module automatically generates path aliases for various kinds of content. The aliases are based upon a “pattern” system which the administrator can control.