5 Mistakes to avoid on your Drupal website
Drupal is one of the most flexible content management systems in existence.
This ebook provides best practices in five crucial areas of building and maintaining an effective Drupal site.
Acquia’s consulting staff has discerned patterns of mistakes as they have audited numerous Drupal sites. In this ebook, you’ll benefit from lessons learned through those Acquia site audits.
⎼ Architecture: Best practices for structuring content, how to build the display, and how to organize functionality.
⎼ Security: How to avoid specific types of attacks, as well as Drupal best practices that help protect a site.
⎼ Performance: Tools for performance analysis, common approaches to optimizing your site, and caching mistakes to avoid.
⎼ Infrastructure: Best practices for your software stack, including Varnish and Memcached layers.
⎼ Maintenance: How to set up best practices throughout the life of your site, including development, deployment, and
This ebook assumes that you are familiar with Drupal site building and that you know PHP, Drupal-specific programming, such as hooks, and the MySQL database.