What is a CMS? What is Drupal?

Srikanth Shirodkar
A free video tutorial from Srikanth Shirodkar
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Lecture description

Before we dive hands-on into the course I want to first establish, a SOLID background for you on Drupal. In this lesson and the next, I will quickly explain several critical and foundational concepts about Drupal.

The most common definition for Drupal is that it is a "Content Management System" or a "CMS". This is absolutely correct, but as you will soon see it is FAR more powerful than just a CMS.

First let's start by understanding what exactly a Content Management System is - why they have come into existence and why it is indispensable in today's world.

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DRUPAL TUTORIAL: Drupal 8 Beginner to Advanced in 8 PROJECTS

Learn LATEST Drupal 8 Tutorial HANDS-ON with COMPLETE real life examples. BONUS assignments, tips, tricks, and pitfalls!

07:27:33 of on-demand video • Updated July 2018

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