Content has always been king on the web, but there has been a dramatic shift in how it rules. Enterprises have moved beyond the simple content management systems (CMS) of yesteryear in favor of adopting robust services to manage the end-to-end visitor experience. These businesses have deeper needs than just scheduling and publishing content. Enterprises now require sophisticated systems with the ability to deliver information to a unique user persona, tailored by geography and presented with consistency across an array of devices.
Open source Content Management Systems (CMS) like WordPress, Drupal and Joomla! have now been around for a decade or so, doing their part to make the internet a more manageable place. At its core, a CMS structures the experience of developing, managing and consuming a website. Chances are good that a big chunk of the content you’ll read on the web today (including this post) is being delivered through an open source CMS. FedEx and The Washington Post are using Drupal. Coca-Cola France and Sony Music are using WordPress. Harvard and IHOP use Joomla!
Whether you have one or several Drupal applications hosted on shared or dedicated hardware, or multiple configurations and applications sharing or straining server resources, it may be time to consider a cloud hosting option. In this tutorial I will show you how to get that Drupal application from running on that old hardware and also give you some automation tools to get it flyin’ in the cloud.
Want to install Drupal and Joomla quickly and with fewer headaches? Well, you’re in luck. We have a new Drupal and Joomla installer that gives you a fast and simple way to launch new pages using Rackspace Cloud Sites.
Marketers are concerned with two things when it comes to digital campaigns: ease and performance. They need simple solutions that work with their timeline demands and can withstand traffic spikes due to campaign efforts and seasonality.
One of the great things about Drupal is that there is an active community supporting the software. This means that there are often updates to Drupal core, themes and modules that power your Drupal site. You want to make sure to update your site to get the latest and greatest features out of Drupal and to eliminate any security vulnerabilities that may have been patched.