What is drupal

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What is drupal

  1. 1. What is Drupal? Author: Hector Iribarne @hectoriribarne
  2. 2. Lets get started . . .
  3. 3. Wikipedia definition: Drupal (pronounced drew-pull) is a free and open- source content management system (CMS) written in PHP. It is used for approximately 2.0% of all websites worldwide . . . . . . that is over one million websites! @hectoriribarne
  4. 4. Clarification from Acquia: Drupal is open . . . . . . it is free to download, use and modify. . . . there are no purchase, license or maintenance fees. @hectoriribarne
  5. 5. Drupal hosts and promotes your content . . .. . . it can reach out beyond your site and give you a presence on Twitter, Facebook . . .. . . It gives search engines what they want, so your content is easier to find on the web.All this without writing a single line of PHP.@hectoriribarne
  6. 6. Drupal sites range from one . . . . . . to over one millon pages. . . all that at over 20,000 requests / sec@hectoriribarne
  7. 7. Drupal can be extended with . . .. . . over 11,000 modules. . . distributions like Commons, Open Publish, Managing News, Open Atrium and Open Public that give you out-of-the-box functionality Google Drupal and “X”@hectoriribarne
  8. 8. Drupal skillz can get you a job!@hectoriribarne
  9. 9. @hectoriribarne
  10. 10. http://Visual.ly@hectoriribarne
  11. 11. http://Visual.ly@hectoriribarne
  12. 12. http://Visual.ly@hectoriribarne
  13. 13. http://Visual.ly@hectoriribarne
  14. 14. We know what Drupal is . . .
  15. 15. @hectoriribarne
  16. 16. @hectoriribarne
  17. 17. @hectoriribarne
  18. 18. @hectoriribarne
  19. 19. @hectoriribarne
  20. 20. @hectoriribarne
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  22. 22. @hectoriribarne
  23. 23. @hectoriribarne
  24. 24. @hectoriribarne
  25. 25. @hectoriribarne
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  27. 27. @hectoriribarne
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  30. 30. @hectoriribarne
  31. 31. @hectoriribarne
  32. 32. MiamiDolphins.com @hectoriribarne
  33. 33. Miami.com @hectoriribarne
  34. 34. Youre convinced Drupal is foryou
  35. 35. Drupal is great for blogging . . .. . . and much more . . . . . . because it is scalable. @hectoriribarne
  36. 36. @hectoriribarne
  37. 37. Many Drupal sites are E-commerce . . .. . . ask our sponsors: Commerce Guys@hectoriribarne
  38. 38. @hectoriribarne
  39. 39. @hectoriribarne
  40. 40. Drupal is just getting started. . .. . . ask our sponsors: Acquia@hectoriribarne
  41. 41. @hectoriribarne
  42. 42. Tell me . . .
  43. 43. Local Meetup Groupshttp://PalmBeachDrupal.org (thirdTuesday of the month)http://BrowardDrupal.org (secondWednesday of the month)http://MiamiDrupal.org (fourthWednesday of the month)
  44. 44. Questions?@hectoriribarne
  45. 45. http://BrowardDrupal.org/Twitter: @BrowardDrupalhttp://www.meetup.com/broward-drupal/Hector IribarneTwitter: @hectoriribarnehttp://browarddrupal.org/content/contact-broward-drupal

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