Advantages and Disadvantages of Drupal Web Development

Drupal is a favorite of bloggers and web developers. Since its inception, it is been used extensively as an amazing Content Management System platform to create wonderful websites. WebEdges has been offering customized Drupal Web Development services specific to the business needs and requirements.

Drupal is a favorite of bloggers and web developers. Since its inception, it is been used extensively as an amazing Content Management System platform to create wonderful websites. WebEdges has been offering customized Drupal Web Development services specific to the business needs and requirements.

There is no doubt that Drupal is been used extensively. There are lots of advantages and few disadvantages associated with this spectacular CMS platform.

Advantages of Using Drupal Plethora of Features

Drupal is a combination of many features which are useful for a web developer and blogger in order to construct a perfect website. Page layout customization, menu management, user account registration are some of the most widely used features which give the freedom of creating websites ranging from simple to complex.

• Content Variations

It gives the liberty of incorporating different useful modules like videos, blogs, polls etc. to make the site look more attractive and interactive and also having option of creating excellent content. Great content is always appreciated by the users and the search engines.

• Plugins

There are thousands of plugins available with Drupal. And being an open source platform, it also gives the opportunity of creating customized plugins for your website as per the requirements.

• Ease of Administration and Controlling Website

It gives you the power of setting up new user’s account which can be controlled and administered by you. There are varied new administrative functions in the latest version of Drupal which make it very convenient to manage and control the website.

• Choice of Templates and Tools

Drupal has made the process of web development easier and quicker by offering advanced tools which are beneficial in constructing a fully functional website with an alluring interface to deliver an interesting user interface. You have a diversified range of tools and templates to choose from, for making a good website.

• Designing Dynamics

Drupal web development offers a diversified range of tools and templates which are helpful in developing interactive and alluring designs for a spectacular look of the website. You can enjoy the benefits of a unique looking and great performing website.

• Easy to Manage

Drupal has made the process of managing a site very structural and comfortable by helping categorize the posts by listing them to have a well maintained blog or website.

Disadvantages of Using Drupal

• Less Efficient

On comparing Drupal with other open source platforms like WordPress, it lags far behind in terms of performance and efficiency as the load time for the site to load is a lot because of the large breadth of the tools used. This makes the functioning of the site too slow and disappointing for the users.

• Non-friendly Installations and Modifications

It is not very easy to use and requires technical know-how for installing or modifying the website or blog. The other open source platforms are far more easy to use even for a layman.

• Non-Compatible

It is not compatible with other kinds of software because it is recently developed CMS and doesn’t mingle with other software that easily.

These are some of the pros and cons attached with this CMS platform.

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