Drupal is a content management system that is extensively used for a wide range of purposes such as e-commerce, news, an organization’s website, and etc. With big names such as Harvard and Tesla trusting the platform for their websites, the platform surely stands for an undeniable trust factor. The platform’s ability to serve a wide range of purposes has been made possible because of a huge number of modules on its table. Some modules come in-built with the platform while some need to be downloaded. Some of these modules are best suited for an e-commerce website while some of these can be used for a news and publishing website.
Drupal development in India is not as popular as it is in the rest of the world, mainly, because of a lack of awareness of the platform’s powerful features and amazing flexibility. Here is a list of the must-know features of the amazing CMS:
Scalability: Without compromising on website performance, a Drupal website can be scaled to accommodate a huge repository of content. Weather.com, one of the top hundred busy websites, that has been built on Drupal, is an example that illustrates the platform’s feature quite clearly.
Security: All Drupal modules are tested by a strong community of developers before it is made available in their final downloadable version, ensuring much-needed safety for the end-users. Moreover, appropriate security rendering modules such as the coder module and Drupal Firewall, a website’s optimum safety can be ensured.
Extensive Design & Functionality Options: There are 30,000 modules and over a thousand themes available for a Drupal website. Moreover, with custom design and Drupal module development, unique designs and features can also be built. Thus, in terms of designs and website functionalities, a huge number is available for the end-user to try and employ on their website.
Suitable For An E-commerce Website: With an increasing number of businesses going online, platforms that can render functionalities of an e-commerce easily, are the need of the hour. With scalability, security, and e-commerce specific modules such as Ubercart and Drupal commerce, Drupal can be easily used to build an e-commerce website.
Multilingual Feature: With the presence of internet in a wide range of countries, a website must be able to cater to a multilingual audience and thus, build a global base of website visitors. With Drupal’s support for 181 languages, a user can switch languages of a website.
Awareness of Drupal’s salient features such as scalability, security, a variety of modules and design options and etc., can get the CMS the attention it deserves.