Top 10 Reasons Why Drupal Technology is Right for Your Website

Sithara Nair

Software Tester

Why is Drupal platform one of the most preferred technologies under web solutions? Here are our top 10 reasons.

#1 platform for web content management

If you are looking for the best platform for web content management that is preferred among all the well-known global enterprises, governments, education institutes and NGOs et al, then Drupal is the right technology for you. Why is it the best? Because it is one of the most flexible and extremely scalable technology available today in the market. Developers appreciate the fact that with Drupal they are able to publish a single web site as well as share content in multiple languages across many devices.

Free, open source software

Drupal is a free, open source software that can be used by individuals or groups of users to easily create and manage many types of websites. It includes a content management platform and a development framework.Drupal is backed by one of the world’s most innovative open source communities which is why most technology and business leaders prefer this technology to transform content management into a strong digital solution.

Easily integrates with 3rd party apps

This platform comes with a strong architecture, and can easily integrate with third-party applications, which makes it one of the preferred technologies for websites. Drupal conforms to the required technical and business need and not the other way around. Once again, a winner.

Faster development

Development time is much less when compared to other available CMSs.With Drupal there isn’t any need to develop two separate versions of the visual templates and alsothere is no need to manually configure the CMS with information about products. The technology helps assimilate information held in the ecommerce store, like when building a landing page on the site that should feature both content and featured products.

Complete security

Drupal migration services provides the easy approach which can help you migrate the current website to Drupal irrespective of how complex your current database structure is. The technology does not compromise on security protocols and provides seamless interaction with 3rd party integrations, community support et al.

High performance

Drupal’s image compression, CSS and JS aggregation as well as the basic theme optimization – allhelp improve the website load timeeven if your website is laden with graphics and videos. Enabling it willhelp convert all files thus reducing the request and boosting speed. It is proven that without it the separate and repeated HTTP requests will slow down the page speed.

Caching as a solution

Caching comes as a complete creative solution to related problems when you leverage the Drupal platform. It is a remarkable addition to the package which helps improve the performance of the website.

Multiple user management

What is Drupal well known for? Not just for its user community but for being easily optimized. Since it isdesigned for community-based websites, ithas a strong user role and access control functionality. The fact that there are no limits to the user roles and access levels canbe used to create and customize rolessuch as anonymous visitor,authenticated user,editor etc.The advanced user management features can disabled/enabled later on whenthe site grows.

Search engine optimized for URLs

With Drupal you have complete control over the URL structure. This way each content created in Drupal can be given a custom URL(URL alias). It can alsobe set to automatically generate userand search enginefriendly URLs based on content type, title of the post, keyword, etc.

It’s mobile ready

Today, everything needs to be mobile ready. Drupal definitely leads the way in the arena. Drupal enables developers to createnot just feature-rich high-quality websites, which wows the client not just in looks but also in functionality and device compatibility. With Drupal, the website developers are able to create dynamic and innovative websites that attract users and help businesses to generate more leads.

Author Bio

Sithara Nair

Software Tester

Sithara works as a software tester at NetiApps. The years of experience testing for bugs across technologies like Drupal, Wordpress, React, Laravel, Magento to name a few, inspires her to build listicle blogs on why each of these technologies may be the right fit for you. Sithara has a bachelor’s degree in computer applications and is an avid reader - technology and horror being the top favorites.