Drupal is a scalable and secure content management framework which help organizations build their digital platforms. In this article I am presenting a situation where Drupal helped implement a feature for one of our client, without affecting the site's scalability and secure nature. The client’s site went down to maintenance mode for some users unexpectedly. This happens very rarely and there was no immediate visible reason that could point to the cause of it. So it was imperative that we log when the site goes offline in order to debug the issue.
Personalization is at the core of a customer portal. Customer portals offer a handful of personalization options to portal administrators. This include personalization of the content, communication, user experience etc. The better the personalization we deliver, the more effective will be the customer loyalty built. This also influences the purchase behaviour of a customer.
Anoop John, CTO, and founder of Zyxware Technologies got a chance to attend the DrupalCon, Baltimore held between April 24th and 28th, 2017. DrupalCons are occasions Drupalists look forward to, to gather together from across the globe and talk about Drupal and Drupal related trends, business, and opportunities. Anoop did visit some of our clients before flying back to India, so we could not get him immediately for a chat on his experiences at DrupalCon Baltimore. Here are a few excerpts from the interview.
The solution we proposed was to switch the architecture of the banner ads from a session-based setup to a cookie-based setup which would remain independent of Drupal caching. We also recommended bringing in server level optimizations for the site which would improve the performance of the website significantly.
We had earlier published a list of Fortune 500 companies and their websites. We evaluated these websites and have identified those that run on Drupal. The following is the list of Fortune 500 companies from 2014 that use Drupal for their corporate websites. Do note that this data is for the list of fortune 500 companies for year 2014. The current list of fortune 500 companies using Drupal is also available.
Media companies on a daily basis create, manage and publish huge volumes of digital files or assets. These digital assets which include images, audios, videos, graphics, documentation etc need to be properly managed. Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems are solutions to store, organize, locate, retrieve and share these digital files. The management of these assets include workflows, complex asset access controls, preset standardizations, storage specifications.
There has been an argument raging on the web that Drupal is a beast when it comes to building websites, or it is not as easy to build as WordPress but it is very secure and scalable. While others argue that Drupal is the best choice! Here we would like to point out what Drupal is best suited for when it comes to building websites.
Zyxware Technologies is now in the third position at the drupal.org marketplace, a coveted spot right behind MD Systems and Acquia. Yes, we are tooting our own horn, but it has been quite an uphill journey these last ten years of our existence.
Commerce gift card module is used for creating Gift card Product types and sell it through the site. This module works with the drupal commerce module.
According to the latest rankings displayed in drupal.org, Zyxware Technologies recently overtook its nearest competitor to earn the top spot in Drupal.org as the highest contributor to Drupal from India. This has also resulted in improved global rankings in Drupal.org positioning us as one of the top 5 contributors in Drupal from all the companies across the globe.
Drupal scores better than most platforms for Online Marketing success. For a large part of the online marketing community, this might sound cynical owing to popular Drupal myths. However, Drupal is one of the most powerful content management platforms enjoying a high ranking. Drupal SEO-friendly features help websites achieve better ratings on the search engine for the same kind of content. On the periphery, Drupal does this through several inbuilt features:
Authors: Krishna R. P., Jyothish Sebastian, Smitha V. Nair Rapid economic change coupled with the changing value of money has triggered the need for employing alternate solutions to fulfill the indispensable needs of the common man. There are times when you are in a dilemma when it comes to buying high-end consumer goods.
The idea of an online community has shifted from the goal of basic social exchanges to indispensable vehicles for high-tech professional users to accomplish high-value collaborative endeavors. To enable your technically adept users to derive value from online exchanges through communities, an effective design is the basic starting point. Today’s Web 2.0 landscape has stringent guidelines for websites and with the complexities demanded from online networking platforms, the challenges multiply considerably:
Being one of the few comprehensive CMS’ available today, Drupal continues to be the most preferred brand for building websites. From personal blogs to high-security government sites, Drupal is the favored choice when it comes to building high-performance websites. To date, Drupal powers over 2.2% of the websites running globally. However, there are several tweaks and tips that you can make use of to enhance the site performance and offer a better user experience for online visitors.
Drupal has been one of the most preferred choices of CMS all over the world. The main reason for the success of Drupal is that it is a deadly combination of core functionality as well as open-source roots. Along with this, Drupal can provide you with all the necessary upgrades and add-ons which can help in bringing your digital business forward. If you are looking to hire a Drupal professional, here are some of the things that you should look for:
On 31st October 2016, Prime Minister of India, Sri Narendra Modi inaugurated the digital exhibition “Uniting India: Sardar Patel” including the web portal, http://sardarpatel.nvli.in/ at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The website was developed by Zyxware Technologies in partnership with IIT Bombay as part of the National Virtual Library of India (NVLI) initiative of Ministry of Culture, Government of India under the National Mission of Libraries .
What you need to know about Drupal for your ecommerce site. Here is the ultimate list of the top 10 reasons to choose Drupal for your e-commerce site.
Businesses are getting more stringent about choosing a platform that guarantees effective content marketing. Marketers expect to see compliance with web standards, scalability, integration and customization, all bundled in a single offering. Users are looking for an ideal platform that places more power in their hands. To obtain measurable Return on Investment (ROI), more and more marketers are beginning to rely on Drupal, and the reasons are remarkably striking.
Dries Buytaert, founder of Drupal acknowledges Zyxware’s contributions to the development of Drupal. Drupal powers more than one million websites. Being an Open source and Free software, Drupal relies heavily on sponsors and code contributions for its development and enhancement. According to Buytaert, 659 organization worldwide has contributed code to Drupal.org just in the last one year.
Think about big names in the education sector and the technology happens to be Drupal. Harvard, Duke, Brown, and Rutgers University, all rely on the scalable, flexible, accessible Drupal platform to handle their content. Drupal core records ever-climbing usage statistics, showing a marked increase in popularity with every new version available in the market.