The recommended module compilation for a base project, which provides the most common, and what we consider to be, the most fundamental components when building an intuitive and flexible platform for both users and developers alike.
These module dependencies will be updated over time, so please keep an eye out for future releases!
- SilverStripe 3.1 → 3.6
The recommended approach is to use composer, considering the large number of module dependencies.
Among some quality of life improvements, you'll find the following modules included (and their benefits below).
This provides more intuitive buttons when viewing data objects.
This provides improved content change tracking.
This provides the ability to automatically show/hide form fields based on conditions.
This provides a search page for user customisation and developer extension, including analytics and suggestions.
This provides searchable content tagging (using taxonomy terms).
This provides an automatically generated XML sitemap for your site/s, helping them rank higher with search engines.
This provides some handy grid field components, such as orderable rows.
This provides the ability to group the CMS menu, helping clean up the interface for content authors and administrators.
This provides a simple means of spam protection across forms, and is automatically applied to user forms.
This provides an object that can help manage links, without needing to worry about edge cases.
This provides a page to display arbitrary content listings.
This provides dynamic media holders/pages with customisable attributes, such as blogs and news.
This provides the ability to annotate data objects, based on a given schema.
This provides the ability to manage multiple sites from your site tree.
This provides google analytics support for your site/s.
This provides the ability to schedule jobs that run at specific times/intervals.
This provides the ability to create new data objects on the fly when using relationships.
This provides the ability to restrict file access, similar to pages.
This provides an automatically generated HTML sitemap for your site/s, helping them rank higher with search engines.
This provides nested content tagging (searchable using fusion).
This provides the ability to display a message to specific CMS users, for a specified duration.
This provides a visual form builder, allowing content authors to put their own forms together.
This provides versioning to files, similar to pages.
You'll also find a number of modules that are suggested (more below), however these are optional, and depend on what you're aiming to achieve.
This allows a review and approve process for content publishing.
This allows a modular approach to building a page layout.
This allows simple yet flexible caching out of the box for dynamic content, including forms.
This allows a modular approach to building page content.