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Aug 19, 2010

Why Drupal?

            Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual, a community of users, or an enterprise to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Hundreds of thousands of people and organizations are using Drupal to power an endless variety of web sites, including

Built in Application
                Drupal has various built in application like forums, contacts, and polls etc. These applications provide valuable functions.

Managing your site with Drupal is ease, convenient and available through web-based administration- you can administer your site from a web browser anywhere without any further installation or need of a third party software. Drupal has the capability to manipulate content in simple and organize way which fit to City of Larksur site. It has an analytical, statistical and tracking utility built in that most of site needed.
One of the major benefits in the Drupal side is the caching functionality which reduces the queries that will help the busy site stay up and running fast for the users benefits. It also allows balancing in multiple servers which keep the site running quickly.

                Ease of use
Server page language and friendly URLs are the only built-ins here. 
Other benefits

    • Reduce costs of site maintenance
    • Increase security, Greater consistency
    • Reduce information duplication
    • Improve site navigation
    • Quick turnaround time for new pages and changes