Drupal CMS Intimately Tied to Online Communities, Says New Ebook

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By its very origins as an open source and community-developed platform, the Drupal content management system is organically suited to provide scalable growth for online communities. Duo Consulting’s new ebook offers a quick clinic on how Drupal's community-based background helps it serve as an online community platform and supported with examples of successful deployments. It can be downloaded here.

Infographic: 825,000 people power Drupal in 228 countries and 181 languages

Just how powerful has the Drupal community become?

For growing online communities Drupal represents a strong platform to manage larger amounts of content and members.

Duo Consulting’s new ebook "Mo’ Content, Mo’ Problems: How Drupal Alleviates Online Community Growing Pains" details the power of the Drupal community in shaping one of today’s most popular CMS platforms. For growing online communities Drupal represents a strong platform to manage larger amounts of content and members. It frees blocks of content and offers scalability, leading to a high performance web experience for online communities.

Drupal powers online communities created by large and diverse brands like Twitter, Symantec and eBay. The open source CMS’s popularity stems from its own community development roots, according to a new ebook authored by Duo Consulting.

The ebook includes examples of high-profile communities powered by the open source CMS, including the story of how Built-In-Chicago recently moved from Ning to Drupal. From information provided, marketers and community managers gain the knowledge to plan their communities for future growth.

Research included in the ebook was sourced from Duo Consulting CEO Michael Silverman’s new book, Capturing Community: How to Build, Manage and Market Your Online Community. It also builds off of Duo’s experience in building online communities.

The ebook can be downloaded (in PDF form) without cost or registration.

About Duo Consulting
Based in Chicago, Duo Consulting is an enterprise web design & development firm that uses Drupal open-source technologies to create content-rich websites accessible through desktop and mobile platforms. Since 1999, Duo has worked to improve the website user experience for diverse brands across media, legal, education, nonprofit and other industries.

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