Why Drupal

Drupal gives teams the freedom to create exceptional digital experiences.

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The Drupal content management system (CMS) is home to more than 10% of the top 10,000 websites worldwide and is backed by one of the largest open source communities.



Digital Experiences Start With Drupal

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enterprise sites run of Drupal


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What Can You Expect From Drupal?

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Open Source Community and Code

With an extensive community committed to innovation, Drupal becomes a more powerful platform every single day.

  • Unlimited flexibility
  • No vendor lock-in; take your code anywhere
  • Non-stop community innovation
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Flexible Architecture for Modern Application Development

API first, not API only.

  • Assemble pre-packaged business capabilities with a composable architecture
  • Low-code tooling enables users to build digital experiences without being a developer
  • Manage, remix, and publish source-agnostic content across channels and foster omnichannel digital experiences
  • Create and deploy code faster with cloud-based developer tools
  • Automate code building, testing, and deploying with a full CI/CD process
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Marketer-Friendly CMS

Deliver personalized, intelligent experiences.

  • Serve global audiences by translating every part of a website with multilingual management
  • Use content, fields, and media predictably across channels and apps with structured content
  • Improve search rankings, drive more traffic, and increase conversion rates with advanced SEO tools
  • Enable visitors to find relevant content quickly with enterprise search
  • Create barrier free websites with web accessibility features that adhere to web regulations
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Extensive Integrations

Because Drupal is open source, when it comes to integrations, the limit does not exist.


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Scalable and Performant

The biggest websites on earth run on Drupal.

  • Flexible, authenticated content caching and static assets deliver faster experiences 
  • CDN support speeds up websites, improving visitor engagement
  • BigPipe delivery pushes user-specific content with optimized caching for authenticated users
  • Static site generation capabilities enable you to create fast, lightweight websites
  • JavaScript and CSS aggregation reduces the number of HTTP requests for each page, improving page performance and scalability
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Highly Secure

10,000+ active contributors make it hard for bugs to hide.

  • Role-based access control streamlines user management and teams
  • Advanced user management capabilities with support for two-factor authentication, single sign-on, and more 
  • Module security coverage indicates whether Drupal modules are protected by the project’s security team
  • Drupal Steward program blocks critical vulnerabilities before they have been publicly announced, mitigating risk for customers of program participants

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Get To Know Drupal

Drupal is a leading open source content management system and the foundation of Acquia’s digital experience platform.