December 2012

What is Open Source Software?

Open-source software (OSS) is computer software with its source code made available and licensed with a license in which the copyright holder provides the rights to study, change and distribute the software at no cost to anyone and for any purpose. Open-source software is very often developed in a public, collaborative manner. Open-source software is the most prominent example of open-source development and often compared to (technically defined) user-generated content or (legally defined) open-content movements.

Sample forum topic for the "Suggestions" forum

Forums: 

A forum topic is a new discussion thread. Most forum topics are either questions or announcements. Site visitors or administrators can add comments in response to the forum topic if it allows comments. Forum topics are placed into forums, and can be moved by administrators to another forum to keep discussions organized.

To add Forum Topics, click Add content > Forum Topic.

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Sample forum topic for the "General discussion" forum

A forum topic is a new discussion thread. Most forum topics are either questions or announcements. Site visitors or administrators can add comments in response to the forum topic if it allows comments. Forum topics are placed into forums, and can be moved by administrators to another forum to keep discussions organized.

To add Forum Topics, click Add content > Forum Topic.

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This is a sample blog post

A blog post is a way to communicate your thoughts and ideas with associated images or videos. It is also a great way to engage your site visitors by allowing comments on your posts. Note that besides personal blogs, a single Drupal Gardens site can also host multiple blogs, each authored by a different user, which is a great way to give organizations a voice.

This is another sample blog post

A blog post is a way to communicate your thoughts and ideas with associated images or videos. It is also a great way to engage your site visitors by allowing comments on your posts. Note that besides personal blogs, a single Drupal Gardens site can also host multiple blogs, each authored by a different user, which is a great way to give organizations a voice.

To add another Blog post, click Add content > Blog post.

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