Advanced, Secure and Robust

Drupal originated from a former student project. Over time, a large community around the free open-source Content Management System (CMS) had formed and today Drupal has become globally, one of the most widely used CMS solutions.

The basic installation features a streamlined software core that provides basic functionality for creating and maintaining a website. Thanks to its modular design, this initially small range of functions can be expanded and customized as required by the installation of fundamentally free plug-ins.

Drupal offers an efficient and effectively controllable solution, especially for use in enterprise projects, due to its structure and the large number of extensions available.

Drupal Functionality at a glance

  • WYSIWYG-editor including embedding of multimedia elements
  • External users (new registration, update)
  • Rights / role system (administrator, editor, author, employee, external user)
  • Responsive Design (backend, frontend)
  • SEO (search engine optimisation friendly URLs, manual configuration of title, description and keywords, SEO basic equipment can be extended by additional SEO plug-ins)
  • Internal search functionality
  • Tagging of records (e.g., articles, blog entries)
  • Simple workflow management (design, planning)
  • Versioning of system records (e.g., articles, blog entries)

Drupal Areas of implementation

  • Corporate websites
  • Multilingual websites
  • Dynamic platforms based on user-generated content

Drupal Benefits

  • Large pool of extensions and theme templates
  • Representation of individual data structures (eg appointments, employees, etc.)
  • Full CMS functionality coming with the software core
  • Suitable for high traffic websites
  • Standard support for multilingual websites possible
  • Intuitive administration interface
  • Extensions can be updated with just a few clicks

Drupal Disadvantages

  • Update of the Drupal core only possible via FTP / SSH
  • Lean software kernel requires plug-in post-installation
  • Setup and maintaining the CMS core and extensions requires expertise

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