15 Minutes from Design to Online
                 Preview of Drupal Gardens
           15 Minutes from Design to Online


...
Until Now, Drupal is DIY
 One path to create & operate Drupal sites
 – Download binary
 – Set up LAMP stack
 – Install Dru...
Implications of DIY

 For superheroes only?
Drupal community
includes many
superheroes




                   1400 Drupal developers
                          DrupalC...
Grow Drupal by 100x
                      Superhero skills
                         need not be
                          ...
When should you use
   Drupal Gardens?
Match deployment choice to your:
 - site requirements
 - business requirements
Big sites => Drupal
Big sites => Drupal




Microsites =>
Drupal Gardens
When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit?




Rapid deployment
Hosted, managed service
When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit?

Many microsites
When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit?

               Repeatable information
                          architecture
When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit?

Consistent
design elements
When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit?




                         Perishable sites
When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit?

Start small and grow
When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit?


 Most importantly...

 You need a service with:
 nothing to install
 no servers to up...
Who will use
Drupal Gardens?
Enterprises, Large and Small




                      Product launches
                   Marketing campaigns
           ...
Media & Entertainment Companies

 Artist sites
 Promotional campaigns
Government Agencies, Non-Pro t

                   Political campaigns
                       Rapid response
Higher Education Institutions




                 Departments, projects,
                          faculty sites
What Is Drupal Gardens?




                 Drupal 7, as a Service
What Is Drupal Gardens?




                     Library of themes
                          & templates
What Is Drupal Gardens?




                          Design. Build.
                                 Clone.
Social publishing, made simple

 ThemeBuilder

 Integrated WYSWYG editor

 Personal media library

 Different layouts on ev...
Socially Smart

 User pro les

 Supercharged blogging

 Socially connected

 Community enabled

 RSS

 Single sign on
Powerful

 Role-based permissions

 Con gurable content types

 Custom CSS support

 Export sites, no platform lock-in

 S...
Let’s see a demo
On the Horizon

Manage site collections
Themes across sites
Sites con gurations
Multisite search
Analytics
Partner Program

 Opportunities
 –Design agencies
 –Development partners
 –Affiliate programs
 Interested? Sign up @

  http...
Pricing



 Drupal Gardens is free through end of 2010

 Pricing plans at:

 – http://www.drupalgardens.com/pricing

 Ente...
Drupal Gardens - Socially Smart Websites

 Power of Drupal 7

 Power of Drupal 7
 Fully managed, hosted
 social publishing...
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An introduction to Drupal Gardens, the Drupal-as-a-Service platform from Acquia. One of the primary goals of Drupal Gardens is to empower users to quickly and easily assemble socially smart and powerful Drupal 7 Websites without having to do any programming.

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    1. 1. 15 Minutes from Design to Online Preview of Drupal Gardens 15 Minutes from Design to Online Linea Rowe Bryan House Director, Product Management Sr. Director, Marketing Acquia Acquia @linearowe @bryanhouse
    2. 2. Until Now, Drupal is DIY One path to create & operate Drupal sites – Download binary – Set up LAMP stack – Install Drupal – Find contrib modules to meet requirements – Install contrib modules – Build Drupal site – Theme Drupal site – Tune LAMP stack for performance – Update Drupal application and LAMP stack
    3. 3. Implications of DIY For superheroes only?
    4. 4. Drupal community includes many superheroes 1400 Drupal developers DrupalCon DC Washington, 2009
    5. 5. Grow Drupal by 100x Superhero skills need not be required
    6. 6. When should you use Drupal Gardens?
    7. 7. Match deployment choice to your: - site requirements - business requirements
    8. 8. Big sites => Drupal
    9. 9. Big sites => Drupal Microsites => Drupal Gardens
    10. 10. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Rapid deployment Hosted, managed service
    11. 11. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Many microsites
    12. 12. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Repeatable information architecture
    13. 13. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Consistent design elements
    14. 14. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Perishable sites
    15. 15. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Start small and grow
    16. 16. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Most importantly... You need a service with: nothing to install no servers to update or manage
    17. 17. Who will use Drupal Gardens?
    18. 18. Enterprises, Large and Small Product launches Marketing campaigns Event promotion
    19. 19. Media & Entertainment Companies Artist sites Promotional campaigns
    20. 20. Government Agencies, Non-Pro t Political campaigns Rapid response
    21. 21. Higher Education Institutions Departments, projects, faculty sites
    22. 22. What Is Drupal Gardens? Drupal 7, as a Service
    23. 23. What Is Drupal Gardens? Library of themes & templates
    24. 24. What Is Drupal Gardens? Design. Build. Clone.
    25. 25. Social publishing, made simple ThemeBuilder Integrated WYSWYG editor Personal media library Different layouts on every page Tagging, vocabularies and metadata Multi-user authoring
    26. 26. Socially Smart User pro les Supercharged blogging Socially connected Community enabled RSS Single sign on
    27. 27. Powerful Role-based permissions Con gurable content types Custom CSS support Export sites, no platform lock-in Scalable, high performance Up-to-date security
    28. 28. Let’s see a demo
    29. 29. On the Horizon Manage site collections Themes across sites Sites con gurations Multisite search Analytics
    30. 30. Partner Program Opportunities –Design agencies –Development partners –Affiliate programs Interested? Sign up @ http://www.drupalgardens.com/partners
    31. 31. Pricing Drupal Gardens is free through end of 2010 Pricing plans at: – http://www.drupalgardens.com/pricing Enterprise packages available - call us
    32. 32. Drupal Gardens - Socially Smart Websites Power of Drupal 7 Power of Drupal 7 Fully managed, hosted social publishing service, with an open source Fully managed, hosted social publishing service attitude Enterprise microsites, campaigns, events and more Enterprise microsites, campaigns, community sites, events and more

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