We are in the market for a NING developer who is experienced in helping set up new communities. We're a non-profit organization looking to engage our constituents. Below outlines the basic of what we need. Contact information is at the bottom of the post. Feel free to pass this on to people who might be interested. Thanks!
Goal: Develop a custom ‘Plus’ Ning Community
We need you to: help us work through process to build a well thought out installation. Ask appropriate questions of us along with taking material that we have prepared.
Major technical objectives:
- Custom theming to match our external website (we have wireframes)
- Best-practice organization of the front page to highlight major areas: groups, recent activity, members, recent forum posts (from overall community forum - open to all members), photos, videos, etc.
- Group setup optimized to include restricting creation of groups to site administrators, turning off comments by default, page to post shared documents, forums, wiki functionality
- profile questions
- first name
- last name
Events calendar to pull from RSS on our website and/or entered manually
Top Tabs to include: Home, My Page, Members, Groups, Events, Discussions, Help (set up Community Norms and How to Tutorials place holder pages)
Change “friend” to “colleague” in all locations
have one of us being the site creator, but remove that info from all community pages
We need to be able to moderate new members
- Facebook URL
- LinkedIN URL
- Tell people a little bit about yourself
Submit proposals to: alex.ragone [at] gmail.com with subject NING Community Proposal. Any examples of previous NING work are welcome and encouraged.
Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to submit proposals.
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