You Didn't Know These Sites Were Built On Drupal
Published On: May 1, 2017
Drupal makes up a mere 2% of the internet (5% of sites built on a content management system), but a growing number of organizations are turning to the content management system (CMS) for its powerful, secure, and flexible code base. This includes fortune 500 companies and start-ups alike.
The technology behind the latest version of Drupal is impressive – both for its scalability and ease of use – but you probably won't know when your viewing a site built with Druapl. You may even be using a platform powered by Drupal every day without knowing it. Here is our list of top Drupal sites you (probably) didn't know were built on Drupal.
The Economist’s Espresso news app
For their first-ever daily edition The Economist turned to Drupal to build a powerful publishing platform for their global team.
The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel provides the world's most accurate and trustworthy weather information, content, and data – to more Americans than any other weather resource. When it came to their web content management system, Weather.com they chose Drupal.
The classic American watchmaker wanted to create a site that reflects its iconic brand while offering an intuitive navigation and engaging mix of product, social, and editorial content. For this, Timex chose Drupal.
Al Jazeera reaches more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe.
Greenpeace: Greenwire Platform
The Greenwire platform allows employees and volunteers to contact and talk with each other, exchange ideas, and make plans for events, campaigns, or actions. In addition to participating in existing Greenpeace activities, the more than 20,000 members can develop their own activities to support the Greenpeace mission.
Red Hat's opensource.com
The trusted provider of enterprise software turned to Drupal to create a new community for all things open-source. Developed by Palantir, the site was designed to support a large community of visitors and contributors. Palantir leveraged Drupal's powerful suite of core modules which made it possible to build a powerful, feature-rich site with minimal custom code.
Who Else is using Drupal?
2016 Summer Olympics
Major League Soccer
New York State
Department of Commerce
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
State of Georgia
BBC Good Food
Muscular Dystrophy Association
World Economic Forum
University of Surrey
City of LA
Johnson & Johnson
George Washington University
The Field Museum
Beyond the Blog: Wordpress in the Real World
Rooted in blogging, WordPress is most commonly used for simple publications - with about half of all WordPress sites hosted on the free wordpress.com service. But with a staggering 20% of the internet built on WordPress it is likely you are using far more WordPress sites than you realized - and not just blogs.
CMS Showdown: Drupal Vs. Wordpress
At ikonic, we are focused on delivering the latest technology. When we recommend a content management system (CMS) for your company we identify the solution that will deliver results while considering how it applies to your unique business or marketing needs. Below is a comparison of two of the most popular, open-source content management systems: Drupal and WordPress. We break down key features and functionality to illustrate the benefits of each platform and give you insight into how each could benefit your organization.
Finding Opportunities in Open Source Technology
Evaluating software and services to use within your organization can be difficult. Whether you are looking for a product to form the foundation of your business or a tool to help your team perform more efficiently, you will likely find both open source and proprietary options in the marketplace. But when should you choose an open source solution over a closed ecosystem? When the list provided here rings true for your situation its a good sign you should choose the open source option.