Drupal is a free content management system that allows an individual or community of users to easily publish publish and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Tens of thousands of people and organizations are using Drupal to different types of web including:
Personal Web blogs
The functionality included, combined with hundreds of free modules, will enable features such as:
Content Management System (CMS)
Download and upload files
Drupal is an open source software distributed under GPL and maintained and developed by a community of thousands of users and developers.
Examples of Drupal pages.
New York Observer. Online newspaper
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Advantages and reasons therefore choose
Drupal as content manager.
Flexibility. When handling data, Drupal allows us to customize, organize and present the content of many ways.
All contents like blogs, products, forums, are stored internally as “nodes” and these modules can be used by as “views” (views) to represent it as pages, blocks, feed.
The content is organized by “tags” (tags) and Through the taxonomy can categorize content and relate in various ways, as by establishing synonyms, hierarchical structures …
The ability to define different users type of permissions to control access. Depending on the type of user You can configure access to the information that will have everyone.
Community. As with all free software applications, it is important that supports an active community. Every day there are new modules and updates. Since Drupal.org forums and many other web, is information and support. Premium Drupal Themes In addition to organizing events in different countries where people collaborates to keep the project alive and innovative.
Security. Drupal was one of the first Open CMS have a security team. Every two months out of acualizaciones security and more frequent paths for immediate solutions. A encotrará as an attacker difficult to attack through Drupal as other applications installed in the server.
In this article
Dries Buytaert (Creator of Drupal) you can find some information about Drupal security.