Using Drupal

What Drupal is

Drupal is a web content management system, which is essentially a software package that can both help with creating the content for a website as well as setting up various sophisticated functionality.  Drupal is open source software, which means that it is free to use.  It is developed and supported by a large number of volunteers around the world.

It is useful for simple personal to complex professional websites.  It is very popular with individuals, non-profit organisations, as well as commercial companies.  Some of the big sites using Drupal are

What makes Drupal so powerful is the wider range of modules that provide additional functionality, e.g. for

  • Electronic Commerce
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Blogs
  • Newsletters
  • Art galleries

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