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Top 10 Drupal Modules of 2018
If you are going to use Drupal for your project then you should check out top Drupal modules of 2018. Drupal is much better with great modules. Ekodesign.co.uk put together a list of top modules for 2018.
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Here are top Drupal modules for any Drupal site must have!
1- Permissions Grid
This gives an alternative way of administering permissions, by showing those that form a related set in a grid of ‘verbs’ and ‘objects’. For example, for node permissions, this shows ‘create’, ‘edit own’, and so on across the grid, and node types down the side.
Provides a theme-independent administration interface (aka. “navigation”, “back-end”). It’s a helper for novice users coming from other CMS, a time-saver for site administrators, and useful for developers and site builders.
The Pathauto module automatically generates URL/path aliases for various kinds of content (nodes, taxonomy terms, users) without requiring the user to manually specify the path alias. This allows you to have URL aliases like /category/my-node-title instead of /node/123. The aliases are based upon a “pattern” system that uses tokens which the administrator can change.
Integration with the ShareThis social bookmarking utility on selected node types.
The code for this project was based on the original share project for Drupal 5.x. The code for this project has been trimmed down to only work with the ShareThis system, and not require any additional modules to work properly.
The XML sitemap module creates a sitemap that conforms to the sitemaps.org specification. This helps search engines to more intelligently crawl a website and keep their results up to date. The sitemap created by the module can be automatically submitted to Ask, Google, Bing (formerly Windows Live Search), and Yahoo! search engines. The module also comes with several submodules that can add sitemap links for content, menu items, taxonomy terms, and user profiles.
Webform is the module for making surveys in Drupal. After a submission, users may be sent an e-mail “receipt” as well as sending a notification to administrators. Results can be exported into Excel or other spreadsheet applications. Webform also provides some basic statistical review and has and extensive API for expanding its features.
Back up and restore your Drupal MySQL database, code, and files or migrate a site between environments. Backup and Migrate supports gzip, bzip and zip compression as well as automatic scheduled backups.
This module will allow Drupal to replace textarea fields with the CKEditor – a visual HTML editor, usually called a WYSIWYG editor. This HTML text editor brings many of the powerful WYSIWYG editing functions of known desktop editors like Word to the web. It’s very fast and doesn’t require any kind of installation on the client computer.