Strategically Distinguishing Content from Data: Enhancing Drupal Websites for Content Builders and Website Developers


In the ever-evolving landscape of web development, the Higher Education Industry demands content-rich and user-centric websites that cater to diverse audiences. Drupal, renowned for its flexibility and robustness, serves as the ideal platform for building such websites. However, to fully harness its potential, developers must grasp the fundamental difference between content and data. The session commences with a comprehensive explanation of content and data, elucidating their respective roles within the Drupal ecosystem. Content Builders and Website Developers will gain a deeper understanding of how content represents the textual and multimedia elements that engage users, while data encompasses the underlying structured information powering the website's functionality. Throughout the session, attendees will be presented with real-world examples and best practices for strategically separating content from data within Drupal. This differentiation streamlines the creation and maintenance processes, enabling efficient content updates, easier content migration, and fostering a user-friendly interface.

Come to this session to learn: 

  • The roles of content and data in the Drupal ecosystem
  • Best practices for separating content from data within Drupal

Watch the session recording below.