Since its relaunch in 2015, the Drupal 7 powered precore.net has been gaining popularity among artists and design students to become their go-to platform. Until today, design students have uploaded over 700 portfolios providing guidance to enrolling candidates. These portfolios are linked to over 500 art faculties of hundreds of universities.
Letting users create content without having to register (or going through any other annoying process) is becoming an important customer engagement strategy.
When you allow anonymous users to create content on your website, you want this content to go through a moderation process before it becomes publicly available. To implement this in Drupal, the anonymous user has to be given permission to create content and the content type needs to be unpublished by default.
With only a few critical issues left in the Drupal 8 queue and D8 being surprisingly usable, many developers already use it in small projects to play with the technology and to challenge themselves.
I have to admit, I am no exception - the embracement of many PHP technologies and (finally!) the jump to the OOP paradigm makes me want to stop writing right now and code some more.