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
- Collaborative authoring environments
- Peer-to-peer networking
- Picture galleries
- File uploads and downloads
- and much more