OVERVIEW // a general survey or summary

Drupal opensource Content Management System

View some websites that use the Drupal CMS.

Test out a demo installation of the Drupal CMS with administrator access.

CollectiveResolve utilizes the Drupal Content Management System (CMS). Drupal is an opensource, community developed, CMS web installation tool.

  • Opensource: the principles and methodologies to promote open access to the production and design process for various goods, products, resources and technical conclusions or advice.
  • Content Management System (CMS): a CMS facilitates the organization, control, and publication of a large body of documents and other content.
  • Drupal: Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website.
  • CollectiveResolve: CollectiveResolve is an online resource for team-based initiatives and provides a framework, space, and personalizable processes through online tools for effective local, regional, and global change.


Step 1: How to Get a Webhost // Drupal is an opensource Content Management System, but you need a Webhost

ACCESS // the right or means to use something

The right to use the Drupal CMS is open and free, due to the opensource basis of production and development. The means to use the Drupal CMS is limited to needing a website host (an online service for individuals and organizations to store and publish content to the internet), particularly one with the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantastico_(web_hosting) Fantastico] opensource bundle (an automatic installation tool for web tools and services).

The CollectiveResolve site utilizes BlueHost with the Fantastico autoinstall. The Fantastico "one-button" installation is certainly quick and easy, but there are limitations. Drupal recommends NOT using the Fantastico autoinstall and should only be used with the awareness that there may be limitiations. That said, it is still a valid, quick and easy option for less experienced web designers and developers.

Get a webhost //

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For this you have to give permission from the admin to create content, and you can also give them permission to delete their own content.
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Do you know if I Can make a website that can have user generated content with Drupal, I have been looking for a CMS that will do this
Yes you can, you just install Drupal then give your users the permission to Create Content
Thanks, I did decide to go ahead and try it ages ago... but thanks :)
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