One of the most respected CMS of today’s world is Drupal. In fact when it comes to the organizations who are looking for a dependable security and flexibility, Drupal seems to be the singular choice for them. The Drupal offer a complete solution for creating, editing and publishing the content. But during its initial years, Drupal was just a humble projects started by 2 students. Let us know more about Drupal through the infographic below.
The Evolution of Drupal From Drop To Top Infographic Summary
During the year 2000, the University of Antwerp did not stable internet connection that prevented the students from taking the full benefits of the internet. So, 2 of the student Dries and Hans decided to find out some way and finally, they set up a wireless bridge. It was aimed at sharing Hans’s ADSL modem connection among 8 other students. The effort was successful.
The friends now wanted to do more with it and so they decided to graduate further and use it as for the local communication. Dries used web board to develop a small news site. It allowed easy socialization among the friends. They could now share their information and thoughts. For example, they could recommend the best place for dining or share the latest most relevant news.
When the Dries wanted to move from his dorm after graduating, he decided to buy a domain name for this nameless project and put the site online so that they the friends could continue to stay in the touch.
Drupal’s innovative approach attracted many bright minds to the Drupal.org and today a large number of Programmers and community members endeavor day and night towards further enhancing the Drupal’s features and functionality. Due to their efforts, the Drupal keeps on updating on the regular basis and many vulnerabilities are recognized before they pose a threat.
Drupal community is also benefitted by the DrupalCon that is the Drupal conference held twice a year. In these conferences the Drupal community interacts with each other, discuss pertinent issues and share latest developments. This conference has played a major part in strengthening the bonds of Drupal community.
In July 2011 DrupalCon Inc got a new name, Drupal Association. The association benefits from inputs of active community and ably shoulders the responsibility of
- Community Cultivation Grants
- Global Training days
Infographic source: CMSWebsiteServices.com