Drupal is an open source content management platform. Equipped with a powerful blend of features, Drupal supports a variety of websites ranging from personal weblogs to large community-driven websites.
I've noticed some odd things happening on this server. So sorry the demo site had to be taken offline to due security reasons and i haven't the time to keep it updated.
However, you can download this package and play with it on your localhost. If you plan, on installing it as a live site, please make sure you update Drupal and modules used in this package to the latest versions.
Over the weekend I was reminiscing over Joomla and why I had decided to go with Drupal. I still miss the wonderful vibrant Joomla community at times and how quick it was to build a website compare to Drupal. But I don’t miss the limitations of Joomla core system. However, Drupal does have it's own issues as well and that is, you tend to find quite often you'll need some kind of glue module (usually some custom code) to tie the pieces of modules together if something more specific is required. Read more about Recreating a default Joomla 1.5 site using Drupal 6 (Part 1 of 2)
Working with a Drupal development team on a large website that was continually being updated by the client sets some very challenging issues. You'll know the hassle when it comes the time your client wants to start adding more new features or sections to their existing site. The question you'll begin to ask yourself is
The main idea behind grid-based designs is a solid visual and structural balance of web-sites you can create with them. Sophisticated layout structures offer more flexibility and enhance the visual experience of visitors. In fact, users can easier follow the consistency of the page, while developers can update the layout in a well thought-out, consistent way. However, it’s quite hard to find your way through all the theory behind grid systems: it isn’t easy at all. Some important notions and related key-facts can help to learn basics and keep essential techniques in mind.