Drupal in Simple Terms
Drupal is a PHP web framework used primarily to construct content management systems (CMS) as well as complex web applications. Drupal offers a sophisticated API for their development community, yet administration of a Drupal web instance requires absolutely no programming acumen.
The standard release of Drupal, known as Drupal core, contains features common to most CMS platforms. User account registration, menu management, RSS feeds, page layout customization, permissions, and system administration. Basic Drupal core functionality powers simple websites, forums, and blogs.
Custom installations of Drupal, however, can accomplish much more. With modularity as one of its core principles, Drupal helps individuals and organizations integrate their digital frameworks. It is extensible through thousands of community-supported modules to accomplish difficult tasks. Themes allow for customization of content presentation. Very few content management platforms are as powerful and scalable as Drupal.
Created in 2001, Drupal now identifies itself as a web application framework. It is in this configuration that Untold has gotten the most out of it. Whether it is being used as the backbone of an internal enterprise suite of web tools or serving as the CMS behind our website, the power of Drupal is well understood within our walls.
Drupal is not always a great fit, but it has many use cases. You can count on the Untold team to be forthright on our technical and architectural recommendations for any project, and our tech stack shifts with the needs of the software applications we create.
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