Aadeis Website Developement Stages, Needs And Recommendations
• Stages of website development
• Gathering relevant data for the website
• Required regular maintenance and monitoring
• Domain name details & recommendations
• Third Party Host or Self Hosted website – Comparison &
• Recommended Host – Benefits & Advantages from web developer’s
point of view
• Forum, User Participation & Networking Features – What
DRUPAL provides & benefits
• SEO – Advantages to DEI & AADEIs
Stages of Website Development
Initial stage of getting the informatory website ready and hosting it.
This stage is to include basic information about the organization, the
officials, its aim and the contacts.
•Enabling AADEIs officials to communicate with the members as and
when needed by allowing them to post news articles and special
announcements on the website and with periodic newsletters to those
interested who subscribe on the website.
•Updates of IT Centers running at Agra, Delhi & Bangalore.Updates of
course schedule at IT Centers.
•Providing alumni membership to the forum and enabling them to
share thoughts, resources etc. Detailed report on uses of putting a
forum on website is given.
•Sharing of study materials among IT center students.
•If approved, enabling social networking (controlled) features among
•Job placement notices by member and non-member companies whi
wish to place DEI alumnus
• Through the micro-site already hosted on DEI.ac.in
o Information structured and attached as Annex. A
• Through other sources;
o Official documents, as may be provided by AADEIs officials.
o Through conversation with AADEIs/APEC officials.
o Studying other alumni websites and adopting useful things from
o It is proposed that a form may be prepared to be filled by
concerned persons (website dev. Committee, AADEIs / APEC
governing body etc.) to know their expectations about the website.
Required regular maintenance
• Taking backups (of static contents & forum threads) and storing the
• Monitoring and administering the forums.
• Posting news updates and announcements to the website (by the
AADEIs officials or by the website committee as directed by the
• Responding to the queries and escalating them to the officials.
• Monitoring the host uptime.
• AADEIs.org (to host the website at DreamHost)
• Other TLDs pointing to AADEIs.org;
Details given as Annex. B
Why is it must to reserve all major Domain Names;
As mentioned above, when the website is proposed to be hosted at one
domain (AADEIs.org), the question arises, why to reserve all the
domain names (6 in nos.)
• To secure online identity of the association (prevent online brand
• To restrict phising on the internet through similer domain (called
targeted pishing) with different TLD once the website is running and is
• To restrict the misuse by unwanted people who intend to use the
domain name just to provide information for the sake of getting hits on
their website due to less awareness among people of exact domain
• To create and secure the Brand AADEIs.
• Also, we may use different domains for different purposes, say, we use
aadeis.net just to host and run a discussion forum for jobseekers and
Third Party Host or
Self Hosted Website
Hosting website on own servers (like Dayalbagh.org.in) would take
lots of time, saves very little money, and often proves to be
unsuccessful. Apart from involvement of more labor and often (due to
less monitoring/ poor staff support etc.) undesired results there are a
few basic advantages of hosting the website with a reputed webhost
which are given below;
Ease of setup:
Setting up a DRUPAL website on DreamHost is fairly easy, requiring
only a few clicks as Dream Host comes with one click installation and
upgradation of DRUPAL package. Whereas setting up a website for
self-hosting requires significantly more technical involvement
involving periodically manual fetching the latest software/antivirus
upgrades and taking backups & storing them somewhere.
Depending upon the hardware that is used to host the website the
website may take some time to render when it is hosted at our own
With Local hosting (self hosting), there's the chance that servers
experience problems, our website may take sometime to render
(because of no. of hops involved in access from users browser to the
server at DEI or our place). With web-hosting, we don't have this
dependency - our pages will render normally and also, we are not
required to monitor the hardware and power supply part of the servers
(Webhosts like DreamHost come with 99.9% uptime guarantee.)
Automatic Software Package Upgrade:
Automatic Hardware Upgrades:
Without hampering the performance of the website.
Website Less Prone to Hackers and Viruses.
Recommended Host - Dream Host
Dream Host is the best and the largest host to all modern CMS
(Drupal,Wordpress, Joomla etc.) powered websites, though there are
not much difference in terms of price between the other hosts and it,
but after reading the user comments in forums and through personal
experiences, the service DreamHost provides excels.
(Pricing & Advantages of setting up the website on Dream Host
form web developer’s point of view)
• Trusted by thousands of developers around the world and
recommended by DRUPAL.
• Takes automatic backups and host them on mirror websites.
• Makes it easy to install and upgrade DRUPAL on its servers by
providing one click install and automatic upgrades to newer releases
• Unlimited Bandwidth
• Unlimited Domain Hosting
• Unlimited email boxes, through Google Apps.
• Competitive prices.
More details can be found Dream Host’s website, link for which is -
• $5.95 if paid 10 years in advance.
• $10.95/mo if paid monthly ($49.95 set up fee)
• $9.95/mo if paid for 1 year in advance.
• $8.95/mo if paid for 2 years in advance.
• $7.95/mo if paid for 3 years in advance.
• $6.95/mo if paid for 5 years in advance.
It is suggested to buy the hosting for 5 years in advance which after
deducting all discounts (referral + through discount coupons, i.e
around 50 USD) comes to around; 367 USD i.e. Rs. 18,350.00
FORUM / User Participation
What features DRUPAL provide that enable user
participation with in the website;
• Users can write informative articles, put news, announcements
(say job vacancies in one’s company etc.) on the website forum or
main page (high moderation features available).
• Users can start discussion threads (as in Orkut/FaceBook
Groups), participate in them & get immediate reply to their
• User can create profiles, add profiles as friends and control
whether these are viewable publicly. Can also upload files to their
account (say, we create a pool of unemployed members of AADEIs
and enable their profiles with file uploading facility so that they
may upload their resumes which can be easily viewed by the pool
of job enablers around the world)
• All this requires a bit of moderation, which can easily be done by
those responsible members (from website committee or from
AADEIs governing body or those who volunteer), with the help of
handy tools and modules that DRUPAL provides.
Search Engine Optimization
What is Search Engine Optimization? How the good search
positions may help building a network and an image of the
Institute (DEI) over the internet?
“Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an art of optimizing a web site to
make it rank high in search engines for specific keywords.”
In the days of expensive promotion tools (which we of-course neither
use nor intend to use for DEI) like TV/Radio and Online
advertisements, good SEO of AADEIs website remains the best and the
cheapest tool for promotion of activities, courses and life in DEI and
also of DEI as a brand over the internet without having much (almost
null) alterations in existing DEI website.
(Search Engine Optimization is an on-going process which comes in
scene once the website is setup and running over the internet. So, this
can in detail be explained later.)
Information on AADEIs Microsite
hosted with DEI Website
The Alumni of various educational institutions of Dayalbagh feel
indebted to their Alma Mater for the education they had received, and
the values that they had imbibed as students of these in their formative
years. This has enabled them to lead a value-based and successful life.
With gratitude and reverence in their hearts, the alumni wish to
contribute to the enrichment and enhancement of the quality of
education being received by the students in their Alma Mater, in
whichever manner possible and also make a contribution to the society
at large. Recognizing the fact that such steps would require some
financial resources, the alumni of the educational institutions of
Dayalbagh had decided to form an Association, THE ASSOCIATION OF
ALUMNI OF DAYALBAGH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (REGD.)
- (AADEIs) that can help channelise funds to the students and the
The AADEIs was formed on 17.12.05 at a meeting of the alumni held at
Dayalbagh. It was formally registered under Societies Registration Act,
XXI of 1860 on 28th December, 2005.
Registered Office –
108, Southex. Plaza-1,
South extension Part II,
Administrative Office –
63, Nehru Nagar,
Tel. (0562) 6520011
Aims and Objectives:
a. To promote interaction amongst the alumni/members and to serve
as a link between them and their Alma Mater i.e. various educational
institutions of Dayalbagh.
b. To encourage ex-students of the educational institutions of
Dayalbagh to take continuous interest and actively participate in the
development and advancement of these institutions.
c. To work for dissemination in the academic community at large, of
value system of Dayalbagh educational institutions, specially the
ideals of service to mankind and of fatherhood of God and
brotherhood of man.
d. To assist the institutions of Dayalbagh in every way in attaining
academic excellence, higher educational standards and developing,
organizing and executing their development plans.
e. To assist the students of the institutions through counseling,
advisory services and financial support.
f. To provide financial assistance and any other type of help /
assistance to the ex-students of the educational institutions of
Dayalbagh who may be pursuing advanced and or further studies in
any other institution
g. To organize welfare services for the students and ex-students.
h. To organize academic activities and award prizes for excellence
of work in any of the educational
i. institutions of Dayalbagh or by any ex-student in any other institute
or in any social sphere.
j. To work towards improvement of educational standards in the
educational institutions of Dayalbagh by:
1. organizing on-site lectures, conferences, symposia, workshops etc.
2. purchase of required equipment, machinery, and / or other
resources for the use of the institutions
3. donating / reimbursing money to the educational institutions of
Dayalbagh for the purchase of machinery, plant and / or other
resources for their use, or for hiring the services of experts
4. providing other kinds of assistance / resources to the institutions of
Dayalbagh to enable them to upgrade, expand, improve, maintain
their facilities and hire services of experts and consultants and pay
for on-going operating expenses, salaries etc.
a. To organize, from time to time, lectures, conferences, symposia,
workshops in different parts of the country, to enhance the students'
and ex-students' employment potential, and improve their
awareness of career options, without distinction of cast, creed or
b. To likewise establish in any part/s of the country, on a temporary or
permanent basis, a training / coaching center / facility, by whatever
name called, to facilitate the holding of lectures, conferences,
Categories of Members:
Ordinary members: Any person who is a permanent resident of India
and who has been a student for a minimum of three years in any of the
educational institutions of Dayalbagh, or has obtained a Certificate,
Diploma or Degree from any of the above institutions on payment of a
membership fee of Rs. 50 for life membership or Rs. 10 for
membership for five years is eligible to become an Ordinary Member.
These members are entitled to participate in all the activities of the
Association and vote for any purpose.
Associate Members: Any person being a resident or a non-resident
Indian, on payment of a membership fee of Rs.100 in case of resident
Indian or equivalent to USD 100 in case of a non-resident Indian is
eligible to become an Associate Member or Rs. 20 in case of resident
Indian or equivalent of USD 20 in case of a non resident Indian is
eligible to become an Associate Member for five years. These members
are entitled to participate in all the activities of the Association. They
have no other rights and are not entitled to vote for any purpose.
General Body and Executive Committee:
The General Body of the Association comprises of all Members of the
Association. The following are the members of the first Executive
Committee and functionaries of the Association:
Dr. Vijai Kumar
Mr. Amit Sinha
Mr. Sahib Piara Satsangee
Mr. Prem Prasad Sharma
Mr. Rajeev Kumar Satsangi
Mr. V. Prem Swarup
Mr. Soami Dayal
Mr. Rajendra Prasad
Dr. Sahab Dass
Mr. G. P. Bhatia
Mr. Sahab Saran
Officer Bearers of the Association:
President: Dr. Vijai Kumar
Vice President: Mr. Amit Sinha
Secretary: Mr. Sahib Piara Satsangee
Treasurer: Mr. Prem Prasad Sharma
Joint Secretary: Mr. Rajeev Kumar Satsangi