It is a free and Open Source project, free for commercial use as well. The awesomeness of this CMS is that it is supported by a large community of drupal developers.
It provides a sophisticated programming interface for developers, no programming skills are required for basic website installation and administration. As with other CMS – drupal makes publishing content on a website easy and saves a lot time.
Thousands of individuals and organizations are using the Drupal to build an endless variety of web sites, including, Community web portals, Intranet applications, Personal web sites or blogs, E-commerce sites and many more. It is released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). So, you need not worry about the legal actions – you can download it for free, use it, reuse it, modify it and you can also re-distribute the modified version to others if that’s useful.
Basic installation requirements:
- Operating System : windows/linux/Mac Os x or other operating systems which support drupal
- Web Server : Xampp/Wamp/Nginx/Lighttpd or Microsoft IIS
- Database : MySQL 5.0.15 and higher/PostgreSQL 8.3 and higher or SQLite 3.x
- PHP : 5.2.4 and higher
- Memory Required : 32MB or more it depends on how you develop the site
So, this was a small introduction to Drupal CMS!