Published: 24.2.2021
Categories: Technology
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Drupal is a great content management system that suits well for creating both small and large web services.

Why Drupal?

There are already hundreds of thousands of digital services that use Drupal as their content management system.

A large, committed community of international software developers has together developed Drupal for 20 years now. The development process closely follows the latest technological trends and customer needs and is constantly progressing with strategicopens in a new tab and community initiativesopens in a new tab.

Drupal consists of modules that offer various features and functionalities. By combining these modules in different ways, countless digital entities can be built. At the moment, there are already around 10 000 modulesopens in a new tab available for Drupal 8 and beyond.

Drupal’s lifecycle

Drupal 9 was released in June 2020 and Drupal 10 followed in December 2022 . What happens to the versions older than D10? Read more about Drupal’s lifecycle and Drupal’s version supports.

Read more about Drupal's lifecycle

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“The end result is a website, which is user-oriented, accessible, and mobile-friendly.”

Elina Toivanen, Systems Architech, University of Turku

Benefits of Drupal

How does Drupal improve your digital service’s user experience and boost your business


From the ground up, Drupal’s user interface has been designed and built to be responsive. This means your website, including its maintenance interface, will work seamlessly on any device – anywhere, anytime.


Multilinguality is built into Drupal, having over 100 different languages to choose from. Create multilingual websites and easily translate all their content.


Drupal 8 & 9 enable the building of websites that meet the Web Content Accessibility Criteria and supports administrators in building accessible content. Drupal Core has designed to support the development of sites that comply with WCAG 2.0 and ATAG 2.0.


Drupal makes your website blazingly fast. The speed is enabled by features such as built-in caching modules and BigPipe, which allows the users to see unchanged elements immediately, without load times.

Easy Content Management

Managing content with Drupal is exceptionally handy.

How? For example, reusing existing content into different mediums, modifying image sizes, embedding and reusing different types of media, block management, and operating in responsive system administrator interfaces are all just a piece of cake.

Role-based access control

With Drupal, the user roles and workflows will be customized to suit your organization. Drupal can also be integrated with identity providers, such as AD.

Brilliant for headless CMS decoupled solutions

It is easy to connect Drupal into JavaScript frames like React, Vue, or Angular, when the user interface is expected to have app-like features, or when Drupal is seated into a microservice architecture. This decoupled solution works well for large, customized services and makes the building of sustainable solutions possible.


Drupal can be integrated into any system. The modular system architecture and the built-in API interface enable Drupal to be integrated into e.g. identification services, search engines, online payment systems, enterprise resource planning systems (ERP), customer relationship management systems, and iOS and Android applications.

Why headless? 5 features to consider

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You’ll find Finland’s finest Drupal experts at Wunder

We have true pioneers in their field, Drupalists, among us. For over a decade, we have developed, optimized, and improved digital services using Drupal.

As an example, Wunder developed and built a platform called Kada for the Association of Finnish Municipalities. Now, dozens of Finnish municipalities and cities have built their web services using Kada, a Drupal-built platform.

With Drupal, we have developed a wide variety of large digital services, both in the private and public sectors. 

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