Build Websites With Drupal, 100 Most Asked
Questions on Drupal - The Free and Open Source
modular framework and Content Management System
Drupal is one of the best Open Source CMS and Blog applications. It enables you to easily create and
manage your news- and articles-based website. Drupal is free to download and use, and is suitable both
for small and large dynamic content sites.
Drupal is a free and open source modular framework and content management system (CMS) written in
the programming language PHP. Like many modern CMSs, Drupal allows the system administrator to
create and organize content, customize the presentation, automate administrative tasks, and manage
site visitors and contributors.
Drupal is sometimes described as a "Content Management Framework"as its capabilities extend from
content management to enabling a wide range of services and transactions. Although Drupal does offer a
sophisticated programming interface, basic web site installation and administration can be accomplished
with no programming.
Drupal runs in many environments, including Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris
10, OpenSolaris and any platform that supports either the Apache (version 1.3+), or IIS (version IIS5+)
Web server and the PHP language (version 4.3.5+). Drupal requires a database such as MySQL or
PostgreSQL to store content and settings.
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This book covers an excellent introduction to the nuts-and-bolts of architecting and building Drupal sites.
Examine dissections of some of the most popular Drupal sites out there and learn about important topics
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