What is Drupal? Drupal is the #1 platform for web content management among global enterprises, governments, higher education institutions, and NGOs. Flexible and highly scalable, Drupal publishes a single web site or shares content in multiple languages across many devices. Technology and business leaders transform content management into powerful digital solutions with Drupal … backed by one of the world’s most innovative open source communities.
Drupal is an “out of the box” web content management tool as well as a customizable platform -- to help you build the right tool to serve your content management strategy. Business and technology leaders use Drupal to create real-world enterprise solutions that empower web innovation. When assessing Drupal, it’s important to envision your goals and ask “Can Drupal be used to build this?” The answer nearly always is “yes”. Drupal offers limitless potential with native features and module extensions -- it’s a platform for the next disruptive technology, without disruption to your business.
Drupal’s scalability means it can manage the largest, most high-traffic sites in the world. Sites that experience daily high traffic, like Weather.com, and sites that see periodic spikes in traffic, like Grammy.com and the publications of Time, Inc. (like SI.com) all use Drupal to ensure scalability as traffic and content grows.
Essential tools for content creation and publishing, like a customizable WYSIWYG editor for content and marketing pros. Authentication and permissions for managing editorial workflows as well as content. Authors, publishers, site admins and developers all use Drupal to meet their requirements, with a workflow that offers them just enough access to features they need.
Drupal lives on a modern LAMP technology stack: Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, which together are meeting the needs of fast-moving, flexible, agile enterprises and brands building next generation digital platforms.
With a customizable front end, build web applications that serve your needs for mobile-enabled experiences. Deliver your content, effectively and beautiful, across multiple devices. Drupal plus responsive design best practices makes multichannel content delivery easy - and give users a seamless content experience.
With Drupal’s structured data model you can display content in multiple layouts for the responsive web, or export it to any app or client with a built in REST services. Drupal’s open architecture and APIs provide developers a framework and tools to build using Drupal and to connect to other sources of data, content, and application functionality, including marketing technology tools.
The worldwide Drupal community shares its secrets on how to get things done, right. If you have a question, someone has the answer. Leverage the power of open source by building on previously-created solutions. Drupal developers have access to worldwide community experience. When’s the last time your software provider gave you this much support?
Integrate Drupal with other marketing technology to create diverse, engaging experiences that use multiple web technologies together, like marketing automation, CRM and more. User Drupal’s API layer or integration modules to gain functionality, content and data from third party tools.
Create the right content architecture using the Admin Interface or do it programatically. Display only the content appropriate for each context with powerful display mode tools and Views. Include a variety of media types (images, video, pdfs, etc.). Customizable menus create a comfortable user experience, creating paths to content across multiple devices.
Architect and configure Drupal to deliver sites to a global, multilingual audience as part of your localization strategy. Drupal makes it easy to create and manage sites for different regions and geographies, and support one to many languages across all of your sites, translating and localizing your content and experiences.
Drupal’s community provide countless eyes and ears to help keep Drupal sites secure. Rely on your team, but also on the open source community to identify vulnerabilities and create/deliver patches automatically to protect your sites and your business. And never lose a night’s sleep.
Drupal doesn’t dictate to the business; the business dictates what it needs from Drupal. Too many CMS platforms impose their will on your business, forcing you to conform to their way of doing things. Drupal acts the opposite way: use Drupal to create a solution that supports your specific business needs. Drupal creates a foundation for limitless solutions.
Manage many sites across your organization, brands, geographies and campaigns on a single platform that allows quick, easy site creation and deployment.