Leverage Drupal's robust functionality for your organization

Why is Drupal the ideal platform for enterprises?

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Easy Content Authoring

Drupal's intuitive tools for content creation, workflow and publishing are a huge asset. Authentication and permissions help manage editorial workflows efficiently, and previews show how content will look on any device before users approve and publish.

A Global Pool of Talent

Drupal is built and maintained by one of the largest open source communities in the world. The distributed knowledge of over one million contributors are part of what makes the platform so powerful.

Mobile-First

Drupal 8 was built with mobile-first in mind. Drupal's customizable front-end facilitates custom web applications to build a mobile-enabled experience. This makes it possible to effectively deliver content across multiple devices.

Security

Drupal is a proven, secure WCMS and application framework that stands up to the most critical internet vulnerabilities in the world to prevent the worst from happening. Drupal is mature, stable and designed with robust security in mind.

Multisite

Manage many sites across your organization, brands, geographies and campaigns on a single platform that allows quick, easy site creation and deployment. One of the strengths of Drupal is that it can be used for managing multiple companion sites together.

Modular

Drupal has over 40,000 modules that can be downloaded and installed to extend the functionality and capabilities of the platform. Each module is distributed under the open source license and available on Drupal.org for download.

41,926 contributed modules and counting

Leverage Drupal's vast collection of contributed modules to enhance your digital presence

"The Drupal CMS, as an open-source technology, is flexible, secure and it suits our business needs in terms of what we want to do, both today and in the future."

- Stewart Wong

VP of Communications, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, an OPIN client

Drupal provides a scalable, flexible platform for any organization to innovate in a fast-changing digital world.

Drupal is an enterprise-ready, open-source content management system that powers some of the world’s largest and most popular websites. Business and technology leaders use Drupal to create real-world enterprise solutions that empower web innovation. When assessing Drupal, it’s important to envision your goals and ask “Can Drupal be used to build this?” The answer is always “yes”. Drupal offers limitless potential with native features and module extensions.

A large community of 1,000,000 users and 90,000 developers contribute to Drupal by creating add-on features, distributed freely, enabling businesses and brands to get things done faster and more efficiently than commercial alternatives. Drupal is open-source software and therefore comes at no cost to the business, whether it is deployed across one website or multiple digital properties.

"Our web specialist trains users on how to use Drupal, then off they go. Drupal gives us the freedom to focus on the bigger picture - monitoring the overall brand and launching marketing initiatives - while ensuring a high quality site and user experience."

- Skadi Gidionsen

Manager of Digital Engagement, Bentley University

Business leaders worldwide power digital innovation with Drupal as their platform. Over one million organizations use Drupal, including The Economist, Tesla Motors, The White House, The Prime Minister of Canada, Pfizer, Harvard University, the Government of Australia, the Government of Bermuda, and Time Inc.

Within the Government of Canada, Drupal is represented in over 24 departments and agencies including the Privy Council Office, Public Works and Government Services Canada, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

"The popularity of the Drupal open source platform is an extremely positive feature..., with its installed base dwarfing that of any of the commercial vendors."

- Mick MacComascaigh and Jim Murphy

Research Developers, Gartner
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OPIN Enterprise Drupal

We are Drupal

Our enterprise Drupal development expertise powers the world's most groundbreaking open source projects.

We are Agile

Agile software development means that your project is built exactly as you envision, every step of the way.

We are Enterprise

Specializing in enterprise Drupal, our projects are strategically data-driven from conception through completion.

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More Drupal Features

Multilingual

Drupal can be configured to easily create and manage sites for different regions and geographies, and support one to many languages across all necessary sites by translating and localizing content and experiences. Drupal provides technology professionals look for reliability, security, and the flexibility to create the features they want without extra features they don’t need. They require a platform with a strong architecture, integrating with third-party applications. Drupal provides all this and more.

Connected

Integrate Drupal with other marketing technologies to create diverse, engaging experiences that use multiple web technologies together, like marketing automation, CRM and more. Use Drupal’s API layer or integration modules to gain functionality, content, and data from other websites and third-party tools.

Live Broadcasting

Drupal supports live broadcasting for polls, contests, reviews, ratings, events, and more.  You ask a question, provide possible answers, and let your users vote. Drupal allows users to post comments to discuss a forum topic, a blog post, a book page, etc. Drupal lets you create threaded discussion boards, called forums, on your site.  All content can be shared with popular social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.

Search

Drupal enables you to provide universal search to your users by integrating the open-source search server, Apache Solr. You can get the most from Solr by using some or all of its many features to tune and enhance universal search.

Flexible Content Architecture

Create the right content architecture using the Admin Interface or do it programmatically. Add metadata fields to each content structure.  Display only the content appropriate for each context with powerful display mode tools and Views. Include a variety of media types (images, video, PDFs, etc.). Customizable menus create a comfortable user experience, creating paths to content across multiple devices.

Subscriptions and Notifications

Drupal provides basic subscription (RSS) publishing for content, such as job postings. A website visitor is able to subscribe to these feeds and receive notifications.  Drupal provides the ability to send automated emails, such as confirmation messages to users. Additionally, the system administrator is capable of sending bulk-emails to website users.

Tools for Business, with No Limitations

Drupal doesn’t dictate to the business; the business dictates what it needs from Drupal. Too many CMS platforms impose their will on your business, forcing you to conform to their way of doing things. Drupal acts the opposite way: use Drupal to create a solution that supports your specific business needs. Drupal creates a foundation for limitless solutions.

Content as a Service

With Drupal’s structured data model, you can display content in multiple layouts for the responsive web, or export it to any app or client with a built-in REST service. Drupal’s open architecture and APIs provide developers with a framework and the tools they need to connect to other sources of data, content, and application functionality, including marketing technology tools. Content is decoupled from delivery: content can be presented anywhere, any channel, in any format.

Remote Authentication

Drupal accommodates organizations’ requirements for remote authentication. Drupal supports the functionality to interoperate with existing credential management systems and lists. The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is integrated into Drupal, allowing for a wide range of features including authentication, user provisioning, authorization, feeds, and views, which will help produce a custom product that reflects the organization’s goals.

Browser Compatibility

Drupal is fully web-based and interoperates with Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and (2) previous major versions and require no locally installed software.  Drupal is a fully web-based solution and is compatible with, and fully functional, in all modern browsers that support CSS and JavaScript. Browsers that are known to work well with the Drupal and support all of its features include Internet Explorer 8.x and later, Firefox 5.x and later, Opera 12 and later, Safari 5.x and later, and all version of Google Chrome.

Accessibility

Drupal meets the requirements for a fully accessible website that facilitates interaction with, and access to, websites by people with disabilities. Drupal and its contributors are committed to making sure that it is an accessible tool for building websites that can also be accessed by people with disabilities. The Drupal community has committed to ensuring that all features of Drupal core conform with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) guidelines: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG) 2.0. OPIN's development team works carefully to ensure the project is correctly designed and developed so all users have equal access to information and functionality.

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