Ultimate list of Drupal Distributions

Drupal is one of the best Content Management Systems available now. Drupal’s adoption rate is on a record high now. It is the stability, security and scalability that invited likes of business enterprises and Governments.

Drupal has a list of distributions that are available in its ecosystem. This article covers a list of Drupal distributions available.

[Note: I have only included the distributions that are actively maintained]

Acquia Lightning

A distribution form a house of Acquia which is equipped with enterprise grade editorial capabilities. Link: https://lightning.acquia.com/ Drupal Version: Drupal 8 Ready


A media distribution based on Drupal for professional publishing. Thunder is well suited for large and small media organizations. Thunder comes prepacked with Content Scheduler, Live Blog, Instant Articles, Google AMP version etc. Link: https://thunder.org/ Drupal Version: Drupal 8 Ready


An online community solution based on Drupal. OpenSocial comes prebuilt with all the features required for a community software. It also offers in-depth integration with various communication systems. Link: https://www.getopensocial.com/ Drupal Version: Drupal 8 Ready

FarmOS An ideal solution for farm management, planning and record keeping. FarmOS helps to revolutionize farm management using technology. It also have capabilities to integrate with IOT systems. Link: https://farmos.org/ Drupal Version: Drupal 7 Ready. Drupal 8 Development in Progress

Commerce Kickstart Drupal commerce based distribution that enables organizations to kickstart digital commerce enablement. It’s packed with all the basic features that are required for an ecommerce portal. Link: https://commerceguys.com/product/commerce-kickstart Drupal Version: Drupal 7 Ready


A public administration distribution build on top of Drupal for German Government organizations. Link: https://www.degov.org/ Drupal Version: Drupal 8 Ready


A leraning management system built on top of Drupal. Opingo is an ideal solution for Companies, Corporations, Universities etc. Opingo can be considered as an alternative for Moodle. Link: https://www.opigno.org/ Drupal Version: Drupal 8 Ready


A distribution for churches and ministries. It’s equipped with all the features that are required for a church website. Link: http://openchurchsite.com/ Drupal Version: Drupal 8 Ready


A distribution focused on security. The team behind Guadr has experience in working in security departments of US National Banks and Corporations. Link: https://www.drupal.org/project/guardr Drupal Version: Drupal 7 Ready.


An enhanced Drupal distribution packed with adaptive functionalities and essential modules that speedup development. Link: https://www.drupal.org/project/varbase Drupal Version: Drupal 8 Ready