Introduction to CMS & Drupal 7

Drupal 7 is an open source content management system. Here i’ll explain about what is content management system and what is drupal? and what drupal can do for your website and what you can do with drupal. How you can extend drupal’s functionality. And who else is using drupal 7, and much more than that.

Introduction to CMS & Drupal 7 is an article in the series of Step by step guide to learn drupal7.

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What is CMS?

CMS stands as content management system, also called a Web management system is software or a group or suite of applications and tools that enable an organization to seamlessly create, edit, review and publish electronic text. Many content management systems offer a Web-based GUI, enabling publishers to access the CMS online using only a Web browser. Also, a CMS designed for Web publishing will provide options and features to index and search documents and also specify keywords and other metadata for search engine crawlers.

Introduction to CMS & Drupal 7


What Drupal 7 offers for your website needs?

Drupal 7 is an open source content management system. Drupal core contains the essential building blocks providing you a flexible foundation to get started with Drupal. Drupal provides Hundreds of modules and themes for free. Drupal has very good and well structured documentation on each and every topic and hook.

A Drupal CMS will be capable of virtually any requirement you have of your website in the future. It is inherently more flexible than virtually any other CMS. A Drupal CMS will future-proof your business’s presence on the internet.


What You can do with Drupal 7?

Need an ecommerce system added to your website? A forum? A blog? The ability to post comments to pages and have these comments placed in a moderation queue before allowing them to be published? Need to delegate specific tasks to specific people so that only those tasks (and none others) can be accomplished in a completely secure fashion? Need to send out newsletters that feature new content on your website? Drupal will enable you to accomplish all of these things – and a ton more.


Drupal’s flexibility & Extensibility

Drupal is flexible to build small sized websites to large complex data structured websites. Drupal is extensible by using modules provided from


Who is using Drupal?

This is just small list of sites that are built using drupal. But there are  few hundreds of thousands of websites that use the Drupal content management platform:

Deccan Chronicle :
Drupal Gardens :
Kalkion :

I hope this article helped you to get basic understanding of drupal 7, what drupal 7 can do for your website. And who is using Drupal. Introduction to CMS & Drupal 7 is an article in the series of Step by step guide to learn drupal7. To get latest news us and updates follow us on twitter & facebook, subscribe to newsletter. If you have any feedback please let us know by using comment form.

Vivek Vengala

Vivek Vengala is a Online Entrepreneur, Web Developer from Hyderabad India.

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