Introduction to Drupal by Leow Kah Thong http://kahthong.com @ktleow [email_address]
What is “Drupal”? <ul><li>Pronounced “ droo-puhl ” </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Dries Buytaert </li></ul><ul><li>Started a...
The Numbers <ul><li>13,316  modules </li></ul><ul><li>1,334  themes </li></ul><ul><li>13,464  developers </li></ul><ul><li...
Features <ul><li>Multisite installation (eg: Sony Music) </li></ul><ul><li>Build (almost) any kind of website </li></ul><u...
Features (cont.) <ul><li>SEO friendly / Semantic Web </li></ul><ul><li>Developer friendly (3 rd  party integration) </li><...
Interface www.kahthong.com Standard Drupal 7 installation
When would you use Drupal? <ul><li>Website that requires flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with other sites or techno...
Case Study <ul><li>OpenShippingRates.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Number of online sto...
OpenShippingRates.com (Concept) www.kahthong.com
The Future <ul><li>Drupal 8 :- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi device publishing (mobile, tablet, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Some of the notable websites powered by Drupal
Whitehouse
The Economist
CNN Go
Ubuntu
Twitter Developers
MTV
Sony Music artists
World Economic Forum
ING Insurance
PayPal X Commerce
Zynga
IKEA
eBay Classifieds
The Commonwealth Games
McDonald’s
The Sun Daily (by Gix Solutions & Miles33)
Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (by Stronium)
The Malay Mail
Tune Hotels
APIIT / UCTI Library
SEGi University College
“ Drupal takes longer to learn, but once you learn it, you won’t want to build on any other platform.” – Unknown  
Thank you! Q & A ?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Introduction to Drupal

1,286

Published on

My slide of Introduction to Drupal that was prepared for Webcamp KL group's epic CMS battle between Drupal vs Joomla vs Wordpress.

Btw, the fonts used in this slide is Avenir. Slideshare converted it to some weird fonts, just download it and open.

Published in: Technology, Design
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,286
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
10
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Introduction to Drupal

  1. 1. Introduction to Drupal by Leow Kah Thong http://kahthong.com @ktleow [email_address]
  2. 2. What is “Drupal”? <ul><li>Pronounced “ droo-puhl ” </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Dries Buytaert </li></ul><ul><li>Started as school discussion forum in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal was later released in 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>CMS + CMF = Best of both worlds </li></ul>www.kahthong.com
  3. 3. The Numbers <ul><li>13,316 modules </li></ul><ul><li>1,334 themes </li></ul><ul><li>13,464 developers </li></ul><ul><li>720,717 people from 228 countries </li></ul><ul><li>99 languages supported </li></ul><ul><li>557,155 weekly downloads </li></ul><ul><li>2.64% of worldwide websites </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd top CMS in the world  </li></ul><ul><li>Price? $0 - FREE </li></ul>www.kahthong.com
  4. 4. Features <ul><li>Multisite installation (eg: Sony Music) </li></ul><ul><li>Build (almost) any kind of website </li></ul><ul><li>Implement (almost any kind of design) </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable / Caching </li></ul><ul><li>Secure (dedicated security team) </li></ul>www.kahthong.com
  5. 5. Features (cont.) <ul><li>SEO friendly / Semantic Web </li></ul><ul><li>Developer friendly (3 rd party integration) </li></ul><ul><li>API well documented </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted service (Drupal Gardens) </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal is everywhere! </li></ul>www.kahthong.com
  6. 6. Interface www.kahthong.com Standard Drupal 7 installation
  7. 7. When would you use Drupal? <ul><li>Website that requires flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with other sites or technology </li></ul><ul><li>Create complex online forms / questionnaires </li></ul><ul><li>Web applications with 3 rd party integration (eg: PubSubHubbub, RDF, ApacheSolr Search, Apache Mahout, MongoDB, etc) </li></ul>www.kahthong.com
  8. 8. Case Study <ul><li>OpenShippingRates.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Number of online stores growing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Difficult to maintain shipping rates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drupal as Web Service provider (API) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Centralised database for rates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>API interface to get live shipping quotes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web UI for clients (providers) to update rates </li></ul></ul></ul>www.kahthong.com
  9. 9. OpenShippingRates.com (Concept) www.kahthong.com
  10. 10. The Future <ul><li>Drupal 8 :- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi device publishing (mobile, tablet, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HTML5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CSS3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsive themes (UX) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Components will be based on Symfony2 </li></ul></ul>www.kahthong.com
  11. 11. Some of the notable websites powered by Drupal
  12. 12. Whitehouse
  13. 13. The Economist
  14. 14. CNN Go
  15. 15. Ubuntu
  16. 16. Twitter Developers
  17. 17. MTV
  18. 18. Sony Music artists
  19. 19. World Economic Forum
  20. 20. ING Insurance
  21. 21. PayPal X Commerce
  22. 22. Zynga
  23. 23. IKEA
  24. 24. eBay Classifieds
  25. 25. The Commonwealth Games
  26. 26. McDonald’s
  27. 27. The Sun Daily (by Gix Solutions & Miles33)
  28. 28. Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (by Stronium)
  29. 29. The Malay Mail
  30. 30. Tune Hotels
  31. 31. APIIT / UCTI Library
  32. 32. SEGi University College
  33. 33. “ Drupal takes longer to learn, but once you learn it, you won’t want to build on any other platform.” – Unknown 
  34. 34. Thank you! Q & A ?
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×