Site Design and Content Management

If you're not online, we can help you build a site that’s user-friendly, easy to maintain, and makes the most efficient use of the web for conveying important information to your membership and to the public at large. We can help you update or redesign your existing site to make it more useful and user-friendly. We can help you keep your new or existing union website up-to-date by finding and organizing the information and links you need, formatting your existing material and images for the web, and locating other sources of news and information of interest to your labor organization. We'll keep you posted on new ways that unions are making use of the web, and we'll keep up with the latest technology so your staff doesn't have to.

We build customized solutions based on the CivicSpace/Drupal content management platforms. If you prefer to update the site yourself, our content management system makes it easy for your staff to update and to post content to the Web, using a  web browser format that  resembles a word processor. We also build software that simplifies many union administrative tasks.

Through-the-browser editing makes adding pages easy.

 General features of the Content Management System

  • Collaboration
    Union staff collaboratively can edit and post web site content and review revisions to web pages.

  • Personalization
    Members who join your web site are able to customize their membership information and the presentation of that information on the site.

  • Role-based permission system
    Site administrators and users have customized levels of access. The ability to post, edit, publish and view each page is totally under your control.

  • Member  management
    Your membership can sign up for accounts on your web site, making it easy for you to personalize their experience, to communicate, and to maintain up-to-date membership information.

  • Blogging
    Take advantage of cutting-edge internet technology and keep your members coming back to the site every day by posting news and alerts.

  • Content syndication
    The news you post to your site is exportable in RSS format to desktop newsreaders and other web sites. Get your message out loud and clear!

  • News feeds and aggregation
    Post fresh news to your site automatically from our custom news feeds or any other news feed available on the net.

  • Multi-language
    Multi-language capability to serve your diverse membership.

  • Web-based administration
    Update your site easily without having to be a techno-wizard.

  • Community features
    Optional forums, private messages, member blogs, bookmarks, image galleries and more.

  • Performance and scalability
    A speedy web site that can grow over time to suit your evolving needs.