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Drupal is an open source software package that allows an individual, a community of users, or an enterprise to easily publish, manage and organise a wide variety of content on a website.

This open development model means that people are constantly working to make sure Drupal is a cutting-edge platform that supports the latest technologies that the Web has to offer.

Drupal has developed a reputation internationally as a highly effective and functional web development framework. It is renowned for its versatility and flexibility, and its dynamic taxonomy empowers even non-technical users to create and change the structure of their websites. Catalyst are the enterprise level experts in Drupal.

Drupal is licensed as General Public License Version 2 and has been a free software project since its inception. It has a strong and diverse community of users and developers with support both in New Zealand and overseas.

The built-in Drupal functionality, combined with thousands of freely available add-on modules, enables features such as:

  • Electronic commerce
  • Blogs
  • Collaborative authoring environments
  • Forums
  • Peer-to-peer networking
  • Newsletters
  • Podcasting
  • Picture galleries
  • File uploads and downloads
  • and much more