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How to Create Blog in Drupal: [In 7 Steps]

In this article, you will learn how to create blog in Drupal

Drupal is a CMS ( Content Management System), which is a system for managing the contents of a website. 

It is open source software, available for free, and can be used for sites of any size, from personal blogs to large corporate portals.

Drupal is a modular open source platform written in PHP language and distributed under the GNU GPL (general public license)

Creating a blog on Drupal can be very useful for companies wishing to increase their online visibility, 

Thanks to the Drupal CMS platform , it is possible to create a quality and easy-to-use professional company blog.

Dupal together with WordPress and Joomla are the most popular CMS on the web

After choosing your hosting with CMS 

what you have to do is choose the Drupal CMS in the control panel of your hosting and install Drupal 

once Drupal is installed 

to create a Drupal blog you must first create your Drupal account: Click on “create a new account” and enter your email address

once logged in you must enable the modules for blogging, 

the blogging modules to download are:

  • Menu
  • Node
  • Path
  • Page
  • Statistics
  • Story
  • Taxonomy

during the setup you will have to choose whether to have a single user blog or a multi user blog


what is the difference between multi user blog or single user blog?

a single user blog is used when the blog author is a single person while a multi user blog is used when there are several blog authors

once you have entered the main modules you can write on your blog thanks to the Blog module

Here are the steps to create a blog with Drupal

  1. Add the Blog Module
  2. Click on Add content
  3. Click on Blog entry
  4. Enter the title of the article
  5. enter the body of the article
  6. publish the article

What are the advantages of a blog developed with Drupal?

the main advantages of Drupal are:

  • It is an open source platform, so the software is constantly updated thanks to its community
  • the software allows you to create blogs according to very precise specifications unlike other CMS such as WordPress where users are linked to a fixed model
  • Drupal is adaptable to the functionality of an E-commerce site thanks to the Drupal E-commerce software

Furthermore, Drupal offers a wide range of features, including content management, blog creation , user and permission management, creation of static and dynamic pages, management of menus and categories, creation of modules and of custom themes, and much more

the software has the ability to manage websites of any size from personal blogs to large corporate portals