Drupal7 an introduction by ayushiinfotechPresentation Transcript
Overview What is Drupal A brief history Why Drupal Drupal Community The Stack Drupal Core Drupal Contrib Drupal Vocabulary
What is Drupal•Content Management System (CMS) • Framework - Content Management Framework CMF • Open Source - Under GPL General Public License • Web Application Framework - Written in PHP • A way for developers and non-developers alike to manage content. Uses control panels rather than straight code.
A brief history• Created by Dries Buytart Developer from Antwerp, Belgium• Began as a bulletin board for a College student and his friends• Open sourced in 2001• Driven by an ever-growing community ever since!
Why Drupal•Best PHP Open Source CMS from PacktPublishing•Best Overall Open Source CMS Award for SecondYear in a Row•It does everything Wordpress does, and a lot more•Its code is cleaner and better supported thanJoomla!’s•Is one of hundreds of CMS, but is continuallygrowing.
Drupal Community•Drupal.org•Groups.Drupal.org•Drupal.org/forum•Conferences – DrupalCon• Unconferences - DrupalCamps•Meetups, etc.
Drupal Community •Drupal IRC! • irc.freenode.net •#drupal-support •#drupal •#drupal-themes
The Stack•Apache (lighttpd, IIS)•MySQL (PostgresSQL, SQLServer, Oracle)•PHP•PHPMyAdmin for adminisering yourSQL Database•Linux (BSD, MacOS, Windows, Solaris)
Drupal Core•Base package which comes with aset of modules (someoptional, others required)•Provides basic set of commonfeatures and a rich API