We're on a Mission: WordPress for Non-Profits

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  • www.isitedesign.com
  • Delight.us
  • www.cmsmyth.com
  • There is a hands on tech in chicago
  • Github account bronze level for non-profits
  • Design
  • Donation form in an iFrame for greatergiving - http://www.greatergiving.com/
  • Design, mail chimp signup, donate – links out to paypal
  • Interactive Map
  • We're on a Mission: WordPress for Non-Profits

    1. 1. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanWe’re on a Mission:WordPress for Non-ProfitsJohn Eckman (@jeckman)ISITE Design / CMS Myth
    2. 2. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanWe’re on a Mission2
    3. 3. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman3http://www.isitedesign.com/
    4. 4. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman4http://delight.us/
    5. 5. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman5http://www.cmsmyth.com/
    6. 6. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanHandsOn Tech6http://www.handsontechboston.org/
    7. 7. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanNew England GiveCamp7http://www.newenglandgivecamp.org/
    8. 8. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanFree Hosting8
    9. 9. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanFree Hosting9http://wiki.dreamhost.com/Non-profit_Discount
    10. 10. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanFree Source Control10https://github.com/nonprofit
    11. 11. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanFree Email Solutions11http://www.verticalresponse.com/non-profits
    12. 12. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanFree Email Solutions12 http://www.graphicmail.com/gm/solutions/marketing-nonprofit/
    13. 13. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanWhy WordPress?• Community• Content-centric• Ease of author experience• Backwards compatibility• Broad hosting support• Breadth of plugin and themeecosystem• No license fee13
    14. 14. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanEarthen Vessels14http://www.evkids.org/
    15. 15. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanEarthen Vessels15
    16. 16. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanCall and Response16http://www.callandresponsefoundation.org/
    17. 17. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanCall and Response• Subscribe:– http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/mailchimp/• Teardrop Theme:– http://themeforest.net/item/teardrop-flexible-photo-portfolio-wp-theme/51090017
    18. 18. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanEplanade Association18http://www.esplanadeassociation.org/
    19. 19. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanEsplanade Association• Events Calendar:– http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/the-events-calendar/• Map:– http://leafletjs.com/– http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/leaflet-maps-marker/ (not sure if theyare using this or not)19
    20. 20. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanFood Empowerment Project20http://www.foodispower.org/
    21. 21. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman21Responsive Theme:– Breakpoints for tablet,mobile– Left nav becomes topnav, becomes mobilenav– Child theme• http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/responsive
    22. 22. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanFood Empowerment Project• Custom Post Type for Alerts• MailerMailer for email signup• Multilingual• http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/qtranslate/• http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/qtranslate-slug/• Google XML Sitemaps, GA• WP Super Cache• Better WP Security22
    23. 23. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanGeneration Citizen23
    24. 24. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanGeneration Citizen24
    25. 25. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanGeneration Citizen Stories• Custom Post Type for Stories– http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/secondary-html-content/– http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/attachments/• Restricted Site Access– http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/restricted-site-access/25
    26. 26. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanGeneration Citizen Stories• PDF Generation– http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-post-to-pdf/• Search with custom meta data– http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/relevanssi/26
    27. 27. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckmanPotential Challenges• Security• Maintenance / Upkeep• Strategy• Cost of Donation Platforms• Cost of (non-free) Email ServiceProviders• Expectation that “free” includes alllabor and sets unreasonably lowbudget27
    28. 28. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman28Thank you.John EckmanISITE Design | CMS Mythwww.isitedesign.com | www.cmsmyth.com@jeckman| jeckman@isitedesign.com

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