Module listing for Drupal Commons

To help you develop and publish your social website, the Drupal Commons distribution uses a collection of included modules. These modules, provided by Acquia and the Drupal community (and by Drupal itself), provide a base level of integrated features that you can use as you develop your website.

Drupal core modules

Drupal Commons contains a group of Drupal 7 core modules that can be enabled or disabled, but not uninstalled. These modules provide the base level of functionality for your website, including the areas of content creation, display, and website administration.

Community-contributed modules

The following modules are included with the Drupal Commons distribution:

Drupal Commons-specific modules

Drupal Commons also includes the following custom modules, which when used collectively, enable a social website experience for you and your website's users:

Name Description
Commons Activity Page Provides a landing page which lists site activity
Commons Activity Streams Displays a listing of site-wide and user-specific site activity
Commons Activity Streams Groups Integrates site activity with Organic Groups
Commons Body Field Provides a simple body field for reuse by various Commons content types
Commons Browsing Widget Provides a single content area with multiple panels for adding and browsing content by content type
Commons Content Moderation Provides a content moderator role which allows privileged users to moderate content and users
Commons Documents Provides a Document content type for sharing files
Commons Events Provides an Event content type for hosting events
Commons Events Pages Enhances the appearance of event nodes by listing the event organizers/attendees and allowing them to be customized
Commons Featured Content Allows community managers to display certain pieces of content more prominently on the site
Commons Follow Provides a framework for allowing users to follow entities
Commons Follow (Groups) Provides Organic Groups integration for Commons Follow, allowing users to follow individual groups
Commons Follow (Nodes) Provides Node integration for Commons Follow, allowing users to follow individual nodes
Commons Follow (Terms) Provides Taxonomy integration for Commons Follow, allowing users to follow individual taxonomy terms
Commons Follow (Users) Provides User integration for Commons Follow, allowing users to follow other users
Commons Follow User Interface Integrates with Message Subscribe UI to provide users with a user interface for managing the entities they follow and associated notification settings
Commons Group Pages Enhances the appearance of group landing pages and allows them to be customized
Commons Groups Allows content to be organized into groups
Commons Groups Directory Provides a listing of all of the current groups
Commons Images Enhances the display of images by making them responsive and intelligently cropping them where necessary
Commons KISSmetrics Integrates with KISSmetrics to track Commons-specific user metrics and actions
Commons Like Allows users to indicate that they like certain content and comments
Commons Location Provides a simple address field for reuse by various Commons content types
Commons Media Provides media handling capabilities
Commons Miscellaneous Configuration Includes various suggested bits of configuration for Commons sites
Commons Notices Provides a Notice content type for displaying administrative alerts to users, such as planned system maintenance
Commons Notify Provides a framework for allowing users to be notified when an event is triggered
Commons Pages Provides a Page content type for creating static content
Commons Polls Provides a Poll content type for conducting polls
Commons Posts Provides a Post content type for creating blog, article, or general status updates
Commons Profile Base Provides a base set of general profile fields for user profiles
Commons Profile Social Provides a base set of social profile fields for user profiles
Commons Questions & Answers Provides a Q&A content type for asking questions and allowing the community to vote for the best answers
Commons Questions & Answers Pages Enhances the appearance of question nodes by providing the ability to user to post answers inline, and allows them to be customized
Commons Radioactivity Integrates with the Radioactivity module to identify active content
Commons Radioactivity Groups Provides Groups integration to the Commons Radioactivity module
Commons Search Provides a framework for searching site content
Commons Search Core Provides integration between the core Search module and Commons Search
Commons Search SOLR Provides integration between the Apache Solr module and Commons Search
Commons Search SOLR Event Adds support for searching events to the Commons Search SOLR module
Commons Search SOLR User Adds support for searching users to the Commons Search SOLR module
Commons Site Homepage Provides a customizable homepage for the site, which has unique displays for anonymous and authenticated users
Commons Social Sharing Provides links to share content to external social services, such as Facebook and Google+
Commons Topics Provides a simple taxonomy field for reuse by various Commons content types
Commons Trusted Contacts Allows users to build and manage a list of contacts which they can message and interact with
Commons User Profile Pages Provides a landing page which lists user information
Commons Utility Links Provides a block which displays a list of useful links
Commons Wiki Provides a Wiki content type for collaboratively revising content
Commons Wiki Pages Enhances the appearance of wiki nodes by listing the contributors to the wiki and allows them to be customized
Commons WYSIWYG Provides a rich text editor for content creation

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