MUST-INSTALL MODULES FOR EVERY NEW DRUPAL 7 SITE

Use This List And Drush To Install These 28 Modules And Their Dependencies — With Just Two Simple Commands.

It’s impossible to know at the start of a project exactly what plugins, modules, libraries or other extensions you’ll need to finish building a website.

That being said, it seems that I’m always installing a handful of the same modules at the start of most any Drupal project, modules that have now become an essential part of my web development workflow. These are the modules that I always need, from Views to Coffee. Occasionally a couple modules won’t be needed on a particular project, so I simply unenable and uninstall them before launch. But more often than not, I’ll need every one of these modules.

Spend an hour planning your site upfront at the start of a project, and you’ll save yourself from many problems and hours of frustration later. Use this list as the basis for developing your next Drupal site – and copy and paste the handy Drush commands at the end of this article to install and enable all of these modules and their dependencies at once.

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