Install These Modules With Every Drupal Installation
Poormans cron, Semiclean, pathauto, Token, nodewords and Backup and Migrate
Poormans cron is the module to run all other modules. This polls other modules to see if they have anything to do. Semiclean will clear Poormanscron. If because of website events such as server outages etc. your cron is stuck this will reset it so it can start over with a clean slate.
Pathauto is the module that gives page names derived from the page title. These are alias of the actual page names that is usually node and a number. The pathauto module uses the token module to do this.
Nodewords is a module used to make meta tags that can provide information for search engines. -> Read more