Difference between Drupal 6 and Drupal 7

Difference between Drupal 6 and Drupal 7

Drupal 7 has been already in market, But I start working very late on it. This is really nice and where lot of new features are added and many of functions are deprecated. Drupal 7 has many module installed or part of the package already which in not in my list. But as a developer we can find the following major change in the drupal 7 :-

  • New Module Dashboard is add. The same type of feature is available in Administration menu for previous versions of drupal.
  • file_directory_path() has being removed from the drupal 7 and file_default_scheme() will be used for same purpose.
  • How to retrieve from the database query
    $recipe = db_query("select * from {tbl_name} ");
    foreach ($recipe as $row){
    //Code Here

    }Which was written earlier as $recipe = db_query("select * from {tbl_name} ");
    while ($row= db_fetch_array($recipe)){

    //Code Here
    }
  • Now we can define more than one Block in same module in drupal 7.
  • hook_install is now optional.

Except the above, drupal team many upgrades in our loving CMS but currently I am listing only five which i noticed while developing  a few sites.

Also, if you find any other difference between Drupal 6 and Drupal 7 please Lets me know.

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3 Responses to Difference between Drupal 6 and Drupal 7

    • Hallie says:

      I’m grateful you made the post. It’s cleraed the air for me.

      • Augusto says:

        Hi, Drupal is a CMS that is written in PHP and it is used by many difrfeent types of Drupal website services as their as a back end. Drupal alone cannot make the websites get rank well in search engines but by using Drupal modules.It is easier to do things which will tend to have positive results on your rankings and search engines. Drupal make it easy to practice good search engine optimization.Drupal is easy to learn and implement so try

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