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Drupal wins Hall of Fame Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards

November 12th, 2009

Drupal has won the Hall of Fame Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. Drupal previously won the 2007 and 2008 Best Overall Open Source CMS Award. As a result of the previous wins, Drupal graduated to the Hall of Fame along with Joomla. It is a great honor for the Drupal community to…

Drupal wins best open source PHP CMS for second year in a row

November 10th, 2009

Drupal has won best open source PHP Content Management System for the second year in a row in the Packt Publishing 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. Drupal won by popular vote and a critical selection by a panel of judges. This award reflects the strong support of the Drupal community and our focus on quality…

France 24 migrates to Drupal 6, codebase to be open-sourced

November 5th, 2009

France 24 is a public 24/7 international news channel broadcast in three languages: French, English and Arabic. Its mission is to cover international current events from a French perspective and to convey French values throughout the world. The channel provides keys to understanding complex events through in-depth analysis. France 24 also puts culture at the…

Drupal 7 code freeze: status update and next steps

October 30th, 2009

It was a close race to the finish — or rather the beginning — of the Drupal 7 code freeze process a couple of weeks ago. Now that we’re in the middle of the code freeze, I wanted to update everyone on the current status of the freeze, and provide some guidance about where we…

Do It With Drupal 2009

October 26th, 2009

Lullabot is pleased to announce the second annual Do It With Drupal Seminar. This 3-day event is focused on the configuration, architecture, and processes behind building successful Drupal websites and communities. The event is geared at attendees with a wide range of Drupal experience. For new site-builders and decision-makers, DIWD will offer a great introduction…

GoTwitr – Twitter Automation Site Built with Drupal

October 22nd, 2009

Whether it’s for pleasure or business, or both, Twitter automation is a must for anyone who wants to use Twitter effectively. GoTwitr is a new site whose primary goal is to make it easy for people to grow and manage their Twitter communities. It’s also a tool to help new Twitter users get started quickly…

New Book! Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization

October 21st, 2009

Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization is a new Drupal book authored by Ben Finklea and published by Packt Publishing. It’s a practical, step-by-step guide that takes the mystery out of Drupal search engine optimization (SEO) by showing you the tricks of today’s top marketing pros to achieve top ranking in the search engines. Packt Publishing…

Support Drupal by Voting in Packt Publishing’s Open Source CMS Award Competition

October 15th, 2009

Packt Publishing, the company behind many well-known Drupal books, holds an annual Open Source CMS Award that recognizes open source content management platforms and their communities. In addition to bragging rights, winners also receive financial support for their projects in the form of cash prizes. Drupal has historically done very well in this competition, winning…

Trócaire: Working for a Just World

October 15th, 2009

Trócaire is a leading Irish overseas development agency that works with amazing people to bring about positive and lasting changes in some of the world’s poorest places. Last year, Trócaire spent over €60 million on 124 programmes across 38 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Their programmes are carried out with…

Install Profiles Packing on Drupal.org – Funding obtained, feedback welcome

October 9th, 2009

Since the 5.0 release, Drupal core has included an installer that supports installation profiles to setup and configure a site for a certain use-case. In theory this allows for people to create a better “out of the box” solution by configuring Drupal like a wiki, a conference, or a publishing site. If done right, installation…