Drupal is a great content management system listed on Best Website Builder, it is slowly but steadily gaining popularity among users. Well, a lot has been written about its security and features, below are a few major fun facts about Drupal:
1) Drupal’s origin
The founder during a domain search misselt the Dutch word for village which is dorp as drop. As a result he got the results for Druppel that was later changed into Drupal. This was a blessing in disguise. To add on to this, Drupal, was created by Dries Buytaert from his couch.
2) Major Brands Government Organisations in the US use Drupal
Several government departments are using Drupal to power their websites. The major departments include The Office Of The US President’s official site, Government of Bermuda, Government of France, Government of South Africa and Prime Minister of Australia. Telsa and The Economist are amongst some of the major brands that use Drupal.
3) Drupal is Made For Everyone
It currently has over 1.3 million users. The reason why we think it is made for people from all parts of the world is because it is available in over 90 different languages.
4) Drupal is a valuable company
It is estimated to make around $5.5 million annually. The company was last valued in 2017 at $69.25 million. It controls a total market share os 4.7% among all Content Management Systems. 2.3% of all websites are powered by Drupal.
5) Drupal vs WordPress
Drupal is approximately two years older than WordPress. The manual installation of Drupal takes 10 minutes while WordPress takes 5 minutes. The update frequency on Drupal is 51 days while on WordPress it is an average of 42 days.
6) Celebrities That Use Drupal
Top celebrities are also using Drupal to power their websites. The most famous include Christina Aguilera, David Guetta, PitBull, Avril Lavigne and Mariah Carey.