Site Building

What Is Drupal? for Drupal 7

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Alternate resources

Sprout Video

To learn more about how to get started with Drupal, also see our Introduction to Drupal guide.

In this lesson we take a look at Drupal, the open source Content Management System. We learn about the major components of a Drupal site and the library of constantly evolving tools available for working with Drupal. We find out how to see who uses it, by looking at and Drupal case studies on, among others. We look at Drupal's major features, such as Modules.

With this overview we have some context as we move forward into the series.

Additional resources

Using Drupal, 2nd edition

Drupal Case Studies

Drupalize.Me Guide: Using Drupal Book by O'Reilly Media