Drupal CMS (Content Management System)
Drupal CMS adds a user-friendly administrative area to your website allowing you to easily login and update the content of your website at any time. You can effortlessly make textual or graphic changes to the website in an instant without having to deal with or look at any of the complicated programming code. You will have full control over your website’s content.
Custom Drupal Theme
All of the websites that I create have been built using tailor-made, custom Drupal themes which have been coded from scratch.
Custom Drupal theme creation begins with creating a unique design. This process starts with a pen and paper to sketch page layouts, wire-frames, sitemaps and menu structures. Digital designs are then created using the sketches and your company’s brand guidelines are added for a personalized look and feel. You will be presented with a variety of website design concepts to review. Feedback on the design concepts is essential to give you the opportunity to express your thoughts on the design and make alterations where desired before the final sign-off.
Once the design has been finalized, the creation of the custom Drupal theme can begin. This starts by taking the graphical elements (colours, fonts, layout, images) defined in the design process and coding them using web industry standards (PHP, Symphony, HTML5, CSS3, JS, jQuery). This is typically done by first coding the home page, followed by templates for the interior pages. When the website is ready for review you will be supplied with login details to view the website before it is launched to the public. You will also be supplied with instructions on how to update your website.
Pre-Purchased Drupal Themes
A pre-purchased Drupal theme is perfect for websites on a tight budget or deadline. It is an out-of-the-box design and layout that is ready to integrate into the Drupal CMS straight away. Drupal handles all of the content for you (posts, pages, comments etc.), while the theme transforms that content into a beautiful and clean layout for your audience to view. You will be able to make minor changes to the design to incorporate your company branding such as changing colours, adding a logo and adding imagery but if you are looking for a unique, custom design you should opt for a custom Drupal theme.