8 Reasons to Use Drupal Content Management System

Now a days a large number of website owners prefer CMS bases websites, as they are easy to manage and update. The reason behind the demand of CMS web design is that one can easily control the whole website with the help of content management system, even with less technical knowledge and without any help of web masters. A content Management system generally stores content/data in a database and keeps the design of the website separate from the content.

For developing search engine friendly websites with a content management system, Drupal is the best open source content management system. Drupal is the most scalable, configurable system that can be used for building large, complex sites.

There are top 8 reasons to use Drupal Content Management System for website development…  

1) Advanced Custom views
In Drupal, there is no programming knowledge required. Here you can use Content Construction Kit (CCK) and views modules to create new content types and create advanced custom views without writing any code. With the help of drupal you can create many custom content types. Some of them are “blog posts”, “news stories”, “Forum Postings” etc.

2) Classification (Taxonomy)
Drupal has built-in taxonomic system which is used to organize and tag content in a website. With the help of Taxonomy module, you can easily do classification of content on drupal websites. Each drupal Vocabulary (set of categories) can be limited to certain content types.

3) User Access
In Drupal, different users assigned to one or more roles with different levels of access such as “anonymous visitor”, “authenticated user”, “moderator”, “editor”, “webmaster”, and “admin”. And users have permissions according to their role and  they can view and create only what the administrator permits.

4) Page title and Meta Tags
To use different titles and meta tags on every page, Drupal web development offers title and meta tags modules through which you can easily set titles and meta tags for every page based on the targeted content and keywords.

5) Networking
Drupal supports social networking and several modules like Facebook Connect module, Twitter module and Share This module helps in expanding network. With the help of social networking, your product or any social message can be delivered to a wider audience.

6) Documentation
Excellent Documentation in drupal includes blogs, API reference, videos, a good number of tutorials, official handbooks, podcasts and the excellent new book Pro Drupal Development.

7) Service Module
Sometimes it happens when single website is not enough, and need of main website with affiliate sites arises, or to share data between a Drupal site and a non-Drupal site. In these cases, you can use the Services module to communicate and share information between websites.

8) Easy Accessibility
Drupal, an open source Content Management System is easy to set up and highly configurable for designers and administrators. Moreover, so intuitive that even users with minimal prior experience can easily navigate sites.

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