Gardens Preview Webinar V3


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Join us for the latest overview and demonstration of Drupal Gardens. The walk through and demo will be showing the latest features in the Drupal Gardens Beta. 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. The creation of Enterprise microsites for new product launches or events has never been easier.

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Gardens Preview Webinar V3

  1. 1. 15 Minutes from Design to Online Preview of Drupal Gardens 15 Minutes from Design to Online Bryan House Sr. Director, Marketing Acquia @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? Consistent design elements
  13. 13. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Perishable sites
  14. 14. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Start small and grow
  15. 15. When Is Drupal Gardens a Good Fit? Most importantly... You need a service with: nothing to install no servers to update or manage
  16. 16. Who will use Drupal Gardens?
  17. 17. Enterprises, Large and Small Product launches Marketing campaigns Event promotion
  18. 18. Media & Entertainment Companies Artist sites Promotional campaigns
  19. 19. Government Agencies, Non-Profit Political campaigns Rapid response
  20. 20. Higher Education Institutions Departments, projects, faculty sites
  21. 21. What Is Drupal Gardens? Drupal 7, as a Service
  22. 22. What Is Drupal Gardens? Library of themes & templates
  23. 23. What Is Drupal Gardens? Design. Build. Clone.
  24. 24. Social publishing, made simple ThemeBuilder Integrated WYSWYG editor Personal media library Different layouts on every page Tagging, vocabularies and metadata Multi-user authoring
  25. 25. Socially Smart User profiles Supercharged blogging Socially connected Community enabled RSS Single sign on
  26. 26. Powerful Role-based permissions Configurable content types Custom CSS support Export sites, no platform lock-in Scalable, high performance Up-to-date security
  27. 27. Let’s see a demo
  28. 28. On the Horizon Manage site collections Themes across sites Sites configurations Multisite search Analytics
  29. 29. Partner Program Opportunities –Design agencies –Development partners –Affiliate programs Interested? Sign up @
  30. 30. Pricing Drupal Gardens is free through end of 2010 Pricing plans at: – Enterprise packages available - call us
  31. 31. 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
  32. 32. Questions For more information, visit: – – – – Contact us: Today’s webinar recording will be posted at: – recorded_webinars – 888.9.ACQUIA Sign up for Drupal Gardens –