Drupal 8 is a website Content Management System (CMS) that allows an individual, business, community, or enterprise to publish, organize and maintain a wide variety of content on a website.
You may use Drupal to build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications. Thousands of add-on modules and designs let you build any site you can imagine.
Drupal is open source, released under the GNU General Public License, which means that it is freely available to anybody that wishes to use it. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
It is arguably one of the most widely used CMS platforms currently available, with hundreds of thousands of sites running it. Well-known sites include The White House, Best Buy, 20th Century Fox Searchlight, and Warner Bros. Recordings, just to name a small few.
Drupal has a massive active community, which helps to drive innovation. It has tons of built-in functionality. As well as thousands of freely available modules, that make it easy and cost-effective to deploy the following.
- Electronic commerce
- Collaborative authoring environments
- Peer-to-peer networking
- Picture galleries
- File uploads and downloads
It is a very scalable, flexible, robust, and secure platform for deploying comprehensive web solutions, such as:
- Community web portals
- Discussion sites
- Corporate websites
- Intranet applications
- Personal websites or blogs
- Aficionado sites
- E-commerce applications
- Resource directories
- Social Networking sites
Drupal allows non-technical users to maintain a site while allowing technical users to have the ability to deploy powerful solutions. Its architecture helps to facilitate Search Engine Optimization as well as scalable customization and enhancements through the use of modules.
Distributions are a collection of pre-configured themes and modules for feature-rich websites giving you a head start on building your site. Build your own online communities, media portal, online store, and more…
This is a patch release of Drupal 8 and is ready for use on production sites. Learn more about Drupal 8.
If you are upgrading to this release from 8.6.x, read the Drupal 8.7.0 release notes before upgrading to this release.
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