Launched as an open source project in 2001, Drupal started getting attention since 2003. Though it was launched as a PHP-based CMS tool, it has now grown to be one of the most preferred frameworks at the enterprise level. Today, on a large-scale level, Drupal development services are being used in business processing, analysing complex data, and several other processes.
Drupal offers a platform that can be customized accordingly to build an effective content management tool. It also allows building and deploying desired applications for product marketing and other commerce strategies. Combining all these, you can manage your web content in multiple directions, and build a personalized system that can keep your page visitors, users and customers connected to your site. In other words, you can enjoy limitless possibilities with Drupal design and development services.
Mentioned below are some of the other advantages of Drupal that makes it a must to have CMS framework:
Strong Foundation and Highly Scalable
Drupal is built on ‘LAMP Stack’ foundation model. The model includes platforms like Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Python/Perl as its core, and is used to run and maintain dynamic sites and servers. Using Drupal, your site will be capable of developing and deploying high performance while having a strong and reliable foundation.
Owing to the strong foundation, Drupal design and development ensures easy and effortless traffic management for a particular site. Even if the traffic spikes continuously, it won't compromise with the site's performance.
Going Live with Responsive Sites
Talking about going live with heavyweight tools like Vignette (now called Opentext), SDL Tridion, Interwoven, and others might take months. On the other hand, with Drupal, you can go live within a couple of weeks or less.
Also, by integrating Drupal development services, Drupal developers can easily deliver you a responsive site. Irrespective of the device used by your users, page visitors, or customers, they can enjoy a seamless experience and help your site in generating more traffic.
Limitless Tools with High Security
Being an open framework, Drupal neither imposes any restrictions on your business, nor asks you to follow certain restrictions or guidelines. Rather, it offers solutions that can support specific businesses with their required needs with limitless tools; with Drupal development services, the business dictates its requirements.
Along with the freedom of using numerous tools, Drupal also ensure a highly secured CMS framework that secures your sites from all vulnerability attacks. Moreover, with the tremendous growth in Drupal community, Drupal coding standards, and community code reviews, you can easily eliminate any fowl happening on your site.
Content Authoring and Management
Drupal development services allow creating and managing content in easier ways! With it, you can also hold a firm authority on who edits your content, detailed history of all the changes, and the provision to retain certain changes in the content.
Drupal model also allows you to showcase or market your content anywhere you want, in any format you want, and in any medium you want. Its open architecture model allows the Drupal developers to develop and build templates that can connect your content with other sources and marketing technology tools.
Merchandising and Marketing
Drupal's taxonomy engine can be integrated to maintain and manage product catalogues and product categories in a unified way. By doing so, business owners retain the authority to find and differentiate each categories of their available products.
And by differentiating all the products, business owners can launch 'drag & drop' interface with less difficulties; in fact, with zero difficulties. Moreover, since Drupal is a SEO-friendly tool, it allows the business or site owner to measure the reach and market penetrations rate of their sites and products.
Multilingual with a Dedicated Community
For a site with multilingual audiences, Drupal development services make it easy to manage the site across multiple geographical points. Its built-in multi-language features and abilities allow site owners to deliver a dynamic language display to their customers. With Drupal 8, site owners can integrate a full-translation module for all types of languages and page visitors.
Adding more to this, there is the dedicated community of Drupal developers that can assist you in resolving any issues in your site. Whether a linguistic problem, technical issue, or any other support required, site owners or developers can fix it and maintain their sites seamlessly.