The Website Project

Progress Update | 9-20

User Interaction:

  • fielded a call from the chapter president of Mass: he was looking for a list of members from the state of MA on the website, but was unable to find one. A list of new members by state is mailed out yearly by Pam.

Tool Research:

  • introduction call with Acme, a ticketing, membership and event app for museums

For All Time / Donate:

  • Donate:
    • created, added content, banners for FATP2 and 250k challenge
  • FATP2:
    • added grey background behind 3 fund buttons
  • $250,000 Challenge:
    • some fixes to layout
    • added ‘general funds’ to list of eligible funds
  • Annual Appeal:
    • began building page, adding testimonials and CTA buttons
    • for now it might not be publicly viewable
  • Pledge Form:
    • updated gift recipient language for clarity


  • began developing "About" and "Join" pages
  • began integrating member features, like groups, friends, activity feeds, forums (by utilizing plugins: BuddyPress and bbPress)
  • comment form and comment list style & coding
  • work began with Tom McIntire to integrate wordpress with xenforo (the message board)
  • image caption: styles + markup
  • added community elements:
    • Activity feed
    • Groups
    • User Profile
    • Direct messages
    • Friends
  • comments: enabled restrictively, to style and format comments layout + styles
  • forms: css fixes

Website Project page:

  • moved Intro & Progress details off of home page, and into posts: