Useful Drupal modules

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Recommendations (for and against) are my personal opinion only and may be out of date. Feel free to email with corrections/suggestions.

Why haven't you mentioned Drupal 9? As of February 2022 I've updated all the sites I look after to Drupal 9 (experience: mixed). I haven't decided how to label future version compatibility as D10 will be coming soon as well. The upgrade_status module is superb. You're bound to have issues with composer. Also watch out for a nasty session headers bug with redirect_after_login.

What about sites still running Drupal 7? In short I still recommend leaving them on Drupal 7. Your decision is really if you will gain anything from Drupal 8/9 and for many then answer will be no, and one of the main hassles - apart from converting each content type one at a time, and setting up a new theme, will be recreating all your views by hand, as views can't be automatically upgraded.

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Address (address) 2018-11-24

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Used to be called addressfield.  Adds one dependency - commerceguys/addressing.

This is a bundle of address fields, the correct combinations are shown depending on which country the user selects via a dropdown.
You can configure which countries are allowed per field instance.
To set the default, use the Manage Form Display tab.

It validates postcodes are in the correct format. 

Also supports 'zones' (groups of countries/subdivisions) for shipping/tax purposes.