blogging and more powerful user definable website software, php and apache based cms
Drupal addin features, links at the end of each blurb will take you to the drupal project page
FileField helps with CMS applications requiring a great deal of files and robust file management. FileField also has a file manager API. filefield
WYSIWYG – improved ‘What you see is what you get’ editor
Drupal allows text and html editing, probably with the tinyMCE library, but WYSIWYG allows you to integrate your preferred editor, e.g. TinyMCE, YUI, CKEditor, FCKeditor, jWysiwyg, markItUp, NicEdit, openWYSIWYG, Whizzywig, or WYMeditor. wysiwyg
Webform – contact form, survey, poll, etc.
Webform allows you to quickly create a form, and can save the submission in a database table. webform
If you have not installed Google Analytics on a website, you have been missing out on a robust and simple tracking tool that shows charts, emails reports, even analyses keywords used to find nodes on the drupal site. A simple plugin would only need the UA code for basic functionality. google_analytics
Ubercart – shopping cart, ecommerce
For Drupal, Ubercart was developed for usability, and can handle shippable real goods, music downloads, software downloads, memberships or subscriptions. The extension purports to offer integrated order processing including payment and shipping processes. wow! ubercart
Drupal is a CMS, or Content Management System, is open source, runs on LAMP and offers newbies the ability to quickly post their content on the internet without the constraint and boredom of wordpress.