Implementing structured content will extend an organization's reach, but it could also complicate its digital strategy. Preston So explains that while modern digital networks include a variety of applications, all of your organization's technologies can rely on Drupal as the platform for content distribution.
By adopting an API-first architecture, Drupal can can power every instance of your digital system.
API-first refers to the interaction between a central web service and a variety of applications, which allows the two systems to exchange data over a network. Using API-first Drupal allows organizations to decouple the front end and use another technology for the theming layer and presentation.
While there are certainly risks associated with fully decoupling Drupal, an API-first architecture can mediate the challenges associated with governing an expanding number of touch points and channels.
Organizations may select a decoupled Drupal approach for a few reasons.
Finally, some teams have taken data from Drupal to power television broadcasts, native mobile apps, in addition to other presentation devices.
Drupal can do just about everything, but an API-first approach could be the right choice when it is necessary to utilize technologies outside of the Drupal context.
No matter the technical obstacle, Drupal can provide the solution.
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