Website Case Study: Glenora Farm
Glenora Farm is based on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. It is a place where care givers and people with developmental disabilities live, learn and work together, sharing in a culturally rich and productive environment.
Company Name: Glenora Farm
Live website URL: glenorafarm.org/
Developer: Digital Boom Internet
Developer URL: www.digitalbloom.ca//
Development Time: 3 months
Category: Charitable Organizations / Non-profits
Developer Bio: Digital Bloom Internet is a small Canadian firm that has been designing and developing websites since 1999. For the last few years, we have focused exclusively on Joomla-powered sites.
Chris Clay - Proprietor & Web Developer. Chris designed the template and performed all site development tasks.
Crystal Sawyer Communications Consultant. Crystal met with Glenora staff to assess their needs, develop a site map, and advise on content creation.
What are some of the challenges you face?
Glenora's previous site was looking very dated and was also difficult to maintain. We were brought in to develop a professional site that could also be maintained by staff and volunteers without the need for programming knowledge.
Joomla! Extensions Used
- Template framework: Joomlart T3
- Lightbox: JCE Mediabox
- Photo Gallery: Phoca Gallery
- Mailing List Solution: Mailster
- RSS Syndication: Ninja RSS Indicator
- E-commerce: RedShop
- SEF URLs: SH404SEF
- Sitemaps: XMap
- Akeeba Backup - Akeeba Backup
- Editor - JCE Editor with Image Manager Extended and Captions plugins
It was a challenge working with a committee who all had their own thoughts on how the project should proceed, but in the end we developed a beautiful site that met all of Glenora's requirements and the clients couldn't be happier. :)
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