Drupal in 5


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Key features of Drupal in 10 slides - probably about 5 minutes' worth of commentary if you keep it light.

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Drupal in 5

  1. 1. Drupal in 5 Minutes Robert Carr @robertgarr rob@cognimatic.com Drupal in Five 1
  2. 2. What is it?Drupal is a free,community-builtwebsitedevelopment toolused across theworld.Mostly softwarewritten in PHPlanguage.Currently powersabout 1 in 50websites. Drupal in Five 2
  3. 3. Build Websites Quickly.Assemble websiteswith the browser UI, ora command line > drush dl drupal --drupal-project-rename=example > cd example > drush site-install standard --db-interface. url=mysql://[db_user]:[db_pass]@localhost/[db_name] --site- name=Example >Out-of-the-boxdistributions forcomplete solutions. Drupal in Five 3
  4. 4. Flexible.Add functionality with [10K+] plug-inmodules.Writing custom code with versatile API.Huge worldwide developmentcommunity. Drupal in Five 4 © Drupal Association 2011
  5. 5. Customise the look.Hundreds of templates can be freelydownloaded to customize the appearance.Use custom HTML and CSS for uniquedesign. Drupal in Five 5
  6. 6. Scalable and DeployableOut of the box, can drive low-med websitesCan be scaled-up for some ofthe highest traffic sites in theworld.Re-use standard codebase anddatabase to deploy multiple Drupal in Five 6
  7. 7. Secure.Code written to high standards.Dedicated security team.Patches and advice easilyavailable. Drupal in Five 7
  8. 8. Social Publishing PlatformMultiple users canpublish contentTunable accesscontrolsOpen logins Allows people to connect Drupal in Five 8
  9. 9. No licensing costs.Drupal is open-source software: noacquisition orlicensing costs.Built on other open-source projects Drupal in Five 9
  10. 10. Why Drupal?• Rapid build• Customise functionality & appearance• Scalable & deployable• Secure• Designed for the social world• Free Drupal in Five 10