Drupal is an open source content management system that enables the entrepreneurs to organize, manage and publish content with various options for customization and also out of box web content development. Drupal 8 is the latest iteration of the software. In Drupal, Software is licensed for fee to universal access as it is open source community. If the user is looking for the custom software add-ons and choose to make their software enhancements available to others, they must freely share it with open source community.
The open source community is integrated with hundreds of thousands of software developers who actively collaborate with one another—but this open collaboration and communication is on a high technical level. It does not necessarily translate into end-user support for the web content development. For this latter purpose, it may be necessary for the users to procure the service of a 3rd party consultant.
The system enables the users to create content in an editor in a single place. Users can browse to a web page, select their content and edit it directly. With Drupal, one can track all changes with a history who performed what action and when. This is especially useful for the organizations that have multiple editors as well as those who need to maintain a detailed history of the content improvising.
The Drupal content management system also helps the user to create the workflow for all their content processes. Users can also manage roles and actions as well as establish user permissions. When the users creates content, Drupal organizes it by defining the content elements and by tagging content based on its attributes. The Drupal 8 CMS supports responsive design best practices and ensures that the users get the seamless digital experience regardless of the device they’re using. It also integrates easily with a wide ecosystem of a digital marketing technology and other business applications. Drupal can also connect content to other websites and applications.
Adopters of Drupal often use the system in marketing applications for the website developing, creating multichannel digital experiences, e-commerce and shopping, and the ability to integrate web content with a variety of 3rd party digital marketing tools and technologies. Its strength is in its open interfaces, which can link into broad ecosystem of software systems and application.