Drupal

Drupal is one of the most popular free and open source Content Management System (CMS) built with the use of PHP (programming language). It has been used in creating many types of websites, be it personal blogs or big political and corporate web portals.

The normal release of Drupal, recognized as ‘Drupal core’, includes all the essential features available in almost all CMS’s. In it, you would find the capability to register and sustain personal user accounts, RSS-feeds, administration menus, customizable layout, logging, flexible account privileges, an Internet forum, a blogging system and alternatives to make an interactive society website or a brochure website.

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Why Choose Drupal?

The Drupal has the natural ability by-design to let custom behavior and latest features to be inserted by third parties. On this basis, Drupal is sometimes explained in terms of “Content Management Framework”. This is significant to highlight that although Drupal provides for developers an exclusive programming line, yet no programming aptitudes are required for fundamental website settings and administration.

The Drupal can be installed on any computing system that favors PHP and MySQL.

‘Drupal core’ can be voluntary extended by contributions of any third party. In Drupal’s preset configuration, content of website can be added by both registered and unknown users (at the judgment of the administrator). It can be made available to site visitors through a range of selectable standards by including category, date and searches etc. ‘Drupal core’ also comprises a taxonomy system which is hierarchical. This system allows data to be classified through key words for simple access.

Core Modules

Core modules:

Core of Drupal comprises ‘modules.’ These can be facilitated by the administrator for expanding the utilities of the central website. The allocation of core Drupal gives a number of traits comprising:

  • Access for logging and statistics

  • Superior search functions

  • Throttling features and Caching for better performance under load

  • Multiple layers of menu system

  • Multiple site of support

  • Multiple user data formation and editing

Benefits of Drupal

  • It enables changing layout without affecting the content because the content is stored in the database which is different from the template

  • If you own a Drupal site, you can manage the text, images etc., whenever you like and from wherever you like. When the content is managed quickly and easily, it yields positive returns and also reduces your operational costs.

  • The use of this content management system is simple and it doesn’t require any technical skill. Whereas, it saves lot of your time which is the most important aspect in today’s fast moving business world.

  • An easy navigation structure can be made using this enabling a developer to create a user friendly pattern.

  • Using the templates and modules of it, a customized page can be made as per your requirements.