Just because you can create customize functionality in your Drupal site, that doesn’t mean you need to. Come see how SGIA.org transformed their web presence by coloring within the lines. Not only did they build three websites on one installation and incorporate commerce functionality, they also created an online experience dedicated to ensuring their audience can find the rich and useful content they offer.
Maybe we’ve recommended building your website with Drupal, the content management system (CMS). Perhaps you’ve heard how the White House and Congress and Sony Music (and many, many others) use Drupal for their public websites.
First off, Drupal is made for lots of content – 16,000 articles is no problem. Taxonomy, views, search – so much of what you need for handling big content is baked into the Drupal platform. Add Apache Solr for faceted search, and you have a scalable, flexible web publishing platform.
At NTEN, the nonprofit tech conference, last year I met a developer who was really exited. One of the vendors on the floor was giving away Pentium 3 processors, and he had a box that could use an extra boost.