Why Drupal

Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Tens of thousands of people and organizations are using Drupal to power scores of different web sites, including

  • Community web portals
  • Discussion sites
  • Corporate web sites
  • Intranet applications
  • Personal web sites or blogs
  • Aficionado sites
  • E-commerce applications
  • Resource directories
  • Social Networking sites

The built-in functionality, combined with dozens of freely available add-on modules, will enable features such as:

  • Electronic commerce
  • Blogs
  • Collaborative authoring environments
  • Forums
  • Peer-to-peer networking
  • Newsletters
  • Podcasting
  • Picture galleries
  • File uploads and downloads

and much more.

Drupal is open-source software distributed under the GPL ("GNU General Public License") and is maintained and developed by a community of thousands of users and developers.

Requirements

Here are the minimum requirements for running drupal

  • A domain name
  • A hosting account with FTP support
  • MySQL support on server
  • PHP support on server

Websites Powered by Drupal

australian prime minister website in Drupal

Australian Prime Minister using Drupal


Drupal powering Emmys 2009

Emmys using Drupal


Australian Broadcasting Corporation using Drupal

Australian Broadcasting Corporation using Drupal


Battlefield 1943 using Drupal

Battlefield 1943 using Drupal


Sources:-

http://drupal.org/about
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