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  1. 1. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman We’re on a Mission: WordPress for Non-Profits John Eckman (@jeckman) ISITE Design / CMS Myth
  2. 2. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman We’re on a Mission 2
  3. 3. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman 3 http://www.isitedesign.com/
  4. 4. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman 4 http://delight.us/
  5. 5. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman 5 http://www.cmsmyth.com/
  6. 6. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman HandsOn Tech 6 http://www.handsontechboston.org/
  7. 7. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman New England GiveCamp 7 http://www.newenglandgivecamp.org/
  8. 8. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Free Hosting 8
  9. 9. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Free Hosting 9 http://wiki.dreamhost.com/Non-profit_Discount
  10. 10. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Free Source Control 10 https://github.com/nonprofit
  11. 11. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Free Email Solutions 11 http://www.verticalresponse.com/non-profits
  12. 12. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Free Email Solutions 12 http://www.graphicmail.com/gm/solutions/marketing-nonprofit/
  13. 13. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Why WordPress? • Community • Content-centric • Ease of author experience • Backwards compatibility • Broad hosting support • Breadth of plugin and theme ecosystem • No license fee 13
  14. 14. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Earthen Vessels 14 http://www.evkids.org/
  15. 15. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Earthen Vessels 15
  16. 16. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Call and Response 16 http://www.callandresponsefoundation.org/
  17. 17. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Call and Response • Subscribe: – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ mailchimp/ • Teardrop Theme: – http://themeforest.net/item/teardrop- flexible-photo-portfolio-wp- theme/510900 17
  18. 18. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Eplanade Association 18 http://www.esplanadeassociation.org/
  19. 19. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Esplanade Association • Events Calendar: – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/t he-events-calendar/ • Map: – http://leafletjs.com/ – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/l eaflet-maps-marker/ (not sure if they are using this or not) 19
  20. 20. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Food Empowerment Project 20 http://www.foodispower.org/
  21. 21. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman 21 Responsive Theme: – Breakpoints for tablet, mobile – Left nav becomes top nav, becomes mobile nav – Child theme • http://wordpress.org/ extend/themes/respo nsive
  22. 22. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Food Empowerment Project • Custom Post Type for Alerts • MailerMailer for email signup • Multilingual • http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/q translate/ • http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/q translate-slug/ • Google XML Sitemaps, GA • WP Super Cache • Better WP Security22
  23. 23. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Generation Citizen 23
  24. 24. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Generation Citizen 24
  25. 25. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Generation Citizen Stories • Custom Post Type for Stories – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/s econdary-html-content/ – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/a ttachments/ • Restricted Site Access – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/r estricted-site-access/ 25
  26. 26. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Generation Citizen Stories • PDF Generation – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ wp-post-to-pdf/ • Search with custom meta data – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/r elevanssi/ 26
  27. 27. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman Potential Challenges • Security • Maintenance / Upkeep • Strategy • Cost of Donation Platforms • Cost of (non-free) Email Service Providers • Expectation that “free” includes all labor and sets unreasonably low budget 27
  28. 28. #CMSX #WPNP@jeckman 28 Thank you. John Eckman ISITE Design | CMS Myth www.isitedesign.com | www.cmsmyth.com @jeckman| jeckman@isitedesign.com

Editor's Notes

  • 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
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