Introducing Workbench: A New Approach to Managing Content Management

Added on: Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 10:00
Abstract:

One of the highlights of last week's DrupalCon for us here at Palantir was the opportunity to publicly debut a very special project that we've been working on over the last year. Workbench is an integrated suite of modules built exclusively for Drupal 7 that not only simplifies and streamlines the process of managing content, but also provides new ways to configure editorial access and workflow.

In many of the projects that we work on, we find that clients often have a specific set of expectations around what it means to have a content management system for their website, and that all too often Drupal doesn't meet those expectations "out of the box". The Workbench suite is our way of adding that missing functionality to Drupal so that it works a little more like what what folks who are used to other platforms might expect.

Workbench is designed for organizations that have many different content managers, many of whom may not necessarily be familiar with how...