Drupal is a popular open source content management system (CMS). It provides the site owner with the flexibility to create, edit, modify, share and distribute various types of content. Drupal is not just a content management system. It is a Software as a Service solution (SaaS) as well as a web application development framework. Used by thousands of web developers around the world Drupal is one of the most easily customizable frameworks available today with endless features.
Drupal CMS has quite a few benefits, some of which are:
Drupal is flexible and easy to extend
With Drupal, you can build an extensive website from scratch quite simply. It demands less programming than other CMSes. Moreover, Drupal enables you to easily add new features and even reshape a website that is already based on Drupal. There is no need to develop every little detail from the very beginning. All you need to do is make the necessary changes. Thus, developing on Drupal is a fairly fast process.
Drupal is reliable, highly efficient and strong
Drupal is known for being meticulously crafted. The design structure of this popular CMS enables developers to write a code that the system can resource wisely. This reduces risks of downtime or slow loading speed. A site can be updated easily without affecting the site’s performance.
Drupal offers excellent security
Drupal has enterprise level security features. Drupal developers know how to minimize risks and create a website that can instantly and robustly respond to any and all attacks on the site.
Drupal has a highly effective taxonomy feature
Drupal’s taxonomy feature makes it easy to access and retrieve content that is present ‘somewhere in the system’. Thus, no content is ever lost and can be found and used when it is needed the most.
Drupal’s CCK & Views feature is very helpful
‘CCK’ or content construction kit allows you to create new content types and extend existing content types. For every content type, you can create a new page, post, entry, etc. The ‘Views’ module works with the ‘CCK’ module and is great query builder for displaying and filtering results.
Drupal CMS makes it easy to practice good search engine optimization. It helps with the creation of clean and SEO-friendly URLs. It also helps with the creation of meta tags and page titles. The ‘Global Redirect’ module is quite useful too.