What content management system does Ohio University use?
Ohio University adopted Drupal in 2019.
Drupal is a free, open-source web content management framework web content management system that is easy to use and scalable. Drupal provides a back-end framework for at least 2.3% of all websites worldwide – ranging from personal blogs to corporate, political, and government sites.
After conducting a review of several systems, the Web Services team decided to move forward with Drupal hosted on the Acquia Cloud Platform based on the following criteria:
- Ability for staff to manage and update content
- Ease of migration
- Experience with Higher Education Institution
Drupal provides the following benefits to the University:
- Standardized web presence on a common tool
- Centrally managed and supported websites
- Cost savings on licensing and hardware for departments and colleges
- Non-IT and non-UCM staff can manage content
- Increased functionality and easier reuse of content across our websites