List of highly useful modules for Drupal 8

Modules plays an important role in the Drupal eco system. It adds the much needed functionality and build out features lacking in core.

Here is a list of modules that will aid you in building out a website with all the features required to operate a fully functional website to it's fullest.

  • Admin_toolbar - Like the hugely successful admin menu for Drupal 7
  • Toolbar Anti-flicker - Gets rid of the annoying flickering you get with Admin Toolbar when navigating the site. Pair this up and it's a delight to use.
  • Coffee - Wonderful module that helps you to navigate through the Drupal admin faster. It pops up as a search with autocomplete function. Drupal core team liked it so much, it might find its way into core for D8.2?
  • Backup_migrate - Another popular module that finds it's way to Drupal 8 and for good reasons. Back up and restore your Drupal MySQL database, code, and files or migrate a site between environments.
  • Codesnippet - Allow code snippets to be embedded in content as examples.
  • Honeypot - methods of deterring spam bots from completing forms on your Drupal site without the annoying CAPTCHA.
  • Ckeditor_media_embed - Adds support for CKEditor plugins Media Embed, Semantic Media Embed, and Auto Embed to Drupal core's CKEditor.
  • Rules - Allows site administrators to define conditionally executed actions based on occurring events.
  • Metatag - Automatically provide structured metadata.
  • Pathauto - automatically generates URL/path aliases for various kinds of content (nodes, taxonomy terms, users).
  • Token - Define your own replacement pattern for values.
  • Xmlsitemap - Generate XML sitemap for search engines.
  • Vcl - Visual Content Layout builder with lots of potential. WordPress users will feel at home with this module. Based on Bootstrap framework.
  • AMP - convert Drupal pages into pages that comply with the AMP standard (developed by Google).
  • Redirect - Create page redirects.
  • Readme - Allows site builders and administrator to view a module's README file. Adds link to a module's README file from Drupal's Extend page (/admin/modules).

[This list will be continually updated]


The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
Your email address will be kept private and will not be shown publicly.
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.