Maturing usage of theSeamless CMSNasreen PittasTim Swalling
Our Seamless journey• The team and background• Our Seamless developments• Challenges along the way• The future
New DENR website1 February 2011• DENR corporate site• ParkSA• Naracoorte• Seal Bay• Fire management• Cleland Wildlife Park• Botanic Gardens of Adelaide• Adelaide GaolJuly 2012• Marine Parks
Back then….• Capabilities of the Seamless CMS• Content was king• Good metadataNow….• Efficiencies• Content is still king• Even better use of metadata
The internet team at DEWNR Nasreen Pittas Susan Arthure Manager, Operations Manager, Strategy Tim Swalling Bianca Turner Web Development & Content Coordinator Content Coordinator Web Project Officer Web Project Officer Web Project Officer
Developments• Where is it?• Image galleries• Have Your Say• ParkSA – Mobile site – Park closures / prescribed burns
ParkSA• 100+ parks on the site• Information stored in general content pages• How to pare this down for mobile?• Structured content!
ParkSAAn exercise in structured content • Select the most relevant info for mobile • Easier to search and filter • Information is presented consistently • Layout is controlled by template • Fewer tables! • Easier to update
ParkSAHow I learned to stop worrying and love Data List Views • A great way to filter content • Automatically display alerts on park pages • Add advanced functionality automatically
Developments - examplesWhere is it?www.environment.sa.gov.au/Conservation/Coastal_marine/Adelaide_Dolphin_SanctuaryImage galleryhttp://www.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/Find_a_Park/Browse_by_region/Yorke_Peninsula/ Innes_National_ParkHave your saywww.environment.sa.gov.au/haveyoursay/Parks – data list viewswww.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/Find_a_Park/Browse_by_region/Adelaide_Hills/Belair_N ational_ParkParks - mobilewww.environment.sa.gov.au/mparks
Challenges• departmental name changes• authors mangling HTML• balancing flexibility with ease of use• set and forget attitude• ownership for content• technical support• devolved authoring• have your say area – just because you build it, doesn’t mean people will find and use it.
The future• review - content and top menu• branding• 8 new regional sites (responsive design)• fire region classification• where is it – interactive maps• extending search functionality• facebook integration into site• CRM connection• intranet
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