Drupal is slowly edging its way into the mobile landscape, now factoring into the market share by accounting for 2.1% of all websites worldwide. You can easily create high speed mobile apps using Drupal as a backend, with its ability to seamlessly interact with the live website. Along the way, Drupal development has taken center stage as the preferred eCommerce solution that enable end users to create feature-rich online store.
Druapl is one of the most popular CMS platform in the world today. There are over 1 million active sites of Drupal, with the most commonly used application of it being for corporations, media, governments, non-profits, schools and individuals.
Get your Drupal site for mobile and make your business more productive by utilizing these 10 killer advantages to drive success:
1. Super-fast & Easy to Use
One of the biggest advantages of Drupal was the lightning speed and ease of use to develop mobile apps using Drupal as a backend.
2. Shorter Learning Curve
With a shorter learning curve, you can create stunning and native looking Drupal mobile apps quickly on smartphones and tablet devices. There is a minimal technical know-how if you’re familiar with Drupal.
3. High performance & Scalability
Drupal websites are configured for high performance and scalability which enable your servers to handle pages with massive traffic surges very quickly across multiple locations, while using as few resources as possible.
4. Offline/Online Synchronization
Access your Drupal website from anywhere, anytime. Mobile app provides offline storage with the ability to connect to Drupal and pull all the information together.
5. Location Awareness
The app is designed to help field workers when they are travelling to a different region and displays the current location of the user using Google Maps, update their status, jobs and track time. Drupal provides you a lot of flexibility not only to capture the location of a place, but also provides various options to display that location to users.
6. Rapid Development
Create native mobile apps for iOS and Android using Drupal as a backend. Choose the mobile platforms you want to target and leverage the device-specific features using cross platform mobile development tools such as Appcelerator Titanium and Phonegap.
7. Coexistence of Native & Web
Mobile apps and your live Drupal website will coexist. They run on the same database. Website and mobile apps are used heavily by users. The traffic for the web continues to grow exponentially.
8. Platform Agnostic
Create mobile apps to run on multiple operating systems and mobile platforms including iPhone and Android using a single codebase. Using Drupal platform for your mobile and web applications make it simpler to update content in one place.
9. Third Party Integration
Drupal is a powerful CMS which allows you to seamlessly connect with third party services and devices to achieve a common look and feel, while maintaining data integrity and security.
10. Quicker Time to Market
Build your high speed native mobile app with Drupal and distribute through Google Play or App Store. Monetize your mobile app with in-app purchases and advertising.