What is Drupal 8?

Drupal 8 is the latest version of the Drupal open source Content Management System (CMS). It will be released on the 17th November 2015 and is maintained and developed by the hundreds of thousands of Drupal 6 and 7 users and developers. Drupal 8 has been redesigned and engineered to work on any device and provide a new standard in easy to use websites.

Why Drupal 8?

Drupal 8 has numerous benefits to all the different users of your businesses website.

You will love Drupal 8 for the ease of use, limitless capabilities, and the endless list of features and possibilities that it provides. These include:

Strategic advantage

Drupal is the platform of choice for millions of governmental, business and organisational websites worldwide.

There are no licensing fees, there are thousands of people contributing to the platform and it is fully responsive.

It is fast to deploy to market and a great Return on Investment.

Standards compliance

Drupal core conforms with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) guidelines: WCAG 2.0 and ATAG 2.0. This helps your website automatically become compliant as well.

And Drupal 8 uses HTML 5 - providing native tools on your website and mobile for things like dates, email, video, audio and more. This cleaner code, with improved storage, provides solutions with greater accessibility and much better interactions for users.

Easy Content Authoring

Drupal 8 has enhanced the essential tools for content creation and publishing. You can expect:

  • Rich text editors (WYSIWYG)
  • File and image integration
  • Hyperlinking tools
  • Scheduling of publication
  • Optional authoring workflows
  • Inline editing
  • Saving of drafts
  • Administrator toolbars
  • Multiligual capabilities
  • and so much more...

Extensive User Management

All Drupal solutions support unlimited users and granular permission restrictions for all of your business needs. Such as:

  • Easy tools to add, update and block users
  • Fine-grain role based permissions
  • Third party authentication integration

Why GreenAcorn?

Drupal 8 is immensely powerful with deep layers of features, requiring specialists to wield its power effectively. Luckily, you have come to the right place for that! We have been actively developing with Drupal for nearly a decade now and have been involved in 100's of Drupal projects. We have monitored and contributed to the Drupal 8 platform and are members of the Drupal Association. We can help you create you best and most extensive website yet!

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