Drupal Development

Drupal Development

TheUnical Technologies having capability of building dynamic, interactive web sites with the use of Drupal CMS framework. The basic Drupal install comes with a forum, blog system and a menu system to create either a classic website or an interactive community website.

Drupal's 5.x core enables
  • Categorize the content; Revise the content and user can post the content as well
  • User can search for any criteria in the relevant site content
  • Post comments
  • Take part in forums
  • Interactive polling system
  • Post and view personal profiles
  • People can communicate among themselves or with the admin of the site
  • With the use of custom-made themes manager can change the look of the site
  • Build multi-level menus
  • Manager can provide the interface of local language
  • RSS feeds , Aggregate content from the RSS feeds of other sites
  • Register and manage user accounts
  • Manager can assign fine – grain user roles also they can give the permission in the module
  • With the user access rules manager can deny site access for specific Username , email address and IP
  • Administrator can have Reports and Statistic of site performance
  • Drupal has the caching and throttling functionality to improve the site performance
  • Build and specify various input filters and content types
  • One of the best feature is easy-to-remember URLs which can more easily by search engines
Drupal 6.x Additional core administrative functions enables
  • Development tools (clear the cache, view theme functions and variables, view load time, etc.)
  • For the simple workflow tool admin can Triggers and Action
  • Update Status module - automatically notifies the administrator of any new releases to installed modules and themes
  • Admin can automatically notify when new releases and new modules are available
  • Redirect log
  • Drupal is also Supporting  OpenID login

The basic Drupal has been designed with a system of hooks (Call back), that allow modules to insert functions into Drupal’s path of execution. Module can be incorporated with an ease of use.

Contributed Modules

There are more than 2250 free modules written and contributed back by the Drupal community. Which include following.

  • CCK - the Content Construction Kit
  • CCK-associated modules
  • Views
  • Organic Groups
  • Panels
  • eCommerce systems
  • Photo galleries
  • XML sitemaps
  • Amazon Associate Tools
  • Mailing list management
  • A Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) System, CiviCRM.
  • Integration with CVS
  • Workflow features - "Triggers" and "Action" modules are part of 6.x core
  • System version tracking

The Modularization policy increase the security and flexibility which allows users to cleanly upgrade the new version as the core code remains untouched.