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50 ways to improve Drupal 7

Drupal 7 may be reaching end of life but there may be small tweaks you can make prior to upgrading the platform. Here are some that our developer team suggested:


1. Improve the default themes that come with Drupal 7.

2. Make it easier for new users to find and install themes and modules.

3. Improve performance and scalability.

4. Improve the documentation and help screens.

5. Make the interface more user-friendly and consistent.

6. Improve the default WYSIWYG editor.

7. Improve search engine optimization (SEO) features.

8. Make it easier to manage and customize menus.

9. Improve the user registration and login process.

10. Allow users to rate and review modules and themes.

11. Make it easier to update Drupal 7 sites.

12. Improve the security of Drupal 7 sites.

13. Improve the system for managing permissions.

14. Allow users to customize their dashboard.

15. Improve the way that taxonomies are managed.

16. Improve the way that comments are managed.

17. Improve the way that files are uploaded and managed.

18. Improve the way that users are managed.

19. Improve the way that languages are managed.

20. Make it easier to import content from other sources.

21. Improve the way that forms are created and managed.

22. Improve the way that blocks are created and managed.

23. Improve the way that views are created and managed.

24. Improve the way that panes are created and managed.

25. Improve the way that nodes are created and edited.

26. Improve the way that users can create and manage their profiles.

27. Improve the way that themes are created and customized.

28. Improve the way that modules are created and customized.

29. Improve the way that content is displayed on mobile devices.

30. Improve the way that search is performed on Drupal 7 sites.

31. Improve the way that taxonomies are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

32. Improve the way that comments are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

33. Improve the way that files are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

34. Improve the way that user profiles are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

35. Improve the way that blocks are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

36. Improve the way that views are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

37. Improve the way that panes are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

38. Improve the way that nodes are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

39. Improve the way that menus are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

40. Improve the way that taxonomies are displayed on Drupal 7 sites.

41. Improve the way that users are registered on Drupal 7 sites.

42. Improve the way that user login is handled on Drupal 7 sites.

43. Improve the way that user logout is handled on Drupal 7 sites.

44. Improve the way that user passwords are handled on Drupal 7 sites.

45. Improve the way that user accounts are managed on Drupal 7 sites.

46. Improve the way that user profiles are managed on Drupal 7 sites.

47. Improve the way that user permissions are managed on Drupal 7 sites.

48. Improve the way that user roles are managed on Drupal 7 sites.

49. Improve the way that user sessions are managed on Drupal 7 sites.

50. Improve the way that user cookies are managed on Drupal 7 sites.

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