148 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

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148 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby gafadi » Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:56 pm

Hey guys i introduce myself Gafadi

i claimed this to make a website for non-profit organizatiin in joomla 1.5

Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization. This
could include a place of worship, a club, a humanitarian or missionary
site, a non-profit organization in your community, or for your school. It
is preferred if the site uses all three SEF URL options and several
extensions created by Joomla! GHOP contestants.

When the site is complete, prepare an overview of the website, sharing
lessons learned, site highlights, pictures of the website, and
comments/quotes from those who will use and maintain the site. This
overview can be written or video based. It should be developed in such a
way that it could be used by others considering if Joomla! might meet their
needs for a similar site and purpose.

The contestant is expected to be in close contact with the Joomla! GHOP
judges and community by posting in the Joomla! forums every few days to
share project status information, request assistance, and share ideas with
others. It is important to engage the community and include appropriate
feedback into the project, as well.

After a Joomla! GHOP judge acknowledges you have claimed this task, please
read http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,239201.0.html and respond in
the Joomla! forums. Your first post should announce who the site will be
built and confirmation that a Joomla! v 1.5 site is not already available
for this purpose.

Resources:

    * Install XAMPP and Joomla! -
http://developers.facebook.com/get_started.php
    * Backup and Restore a Database using phpMyAdmin -
http://code.google.com/p/google-highly- ... tail?id=50
    * Configuration SEF URLs -
http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,240302.0.html

Skills needed:
    * Communication skills to talk to those who will use the website
    * Design and logic skills to make end user requirements into an easy to
use site
    * Creativity and problem solving skills

Difficulty
Simple

Work Product
    * Functioning Joomla! v 1.5 website, updated to the newest release (RC
or final) based on ending date, accessible on the WWW Licensing

    * All code must be created using the GNU General Public License version
2. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-license ... .html#SEC4

Documentation written for this task must be made available under the
Joomla! Electronic Documentation License.

Extra Credit

This task can be done very simply, with limited functionality, or, the
developer can create a fully functional environment of some complexity. The
presentation of the site in written or video form is also an important part
of the judging of this task. The depth of implementation will be the extra
credit opportunity for this task.

Time Limit
4 weeks


This is my first task and thanks for amy to direct me what to do . i started doing joomla sites like 7-8 monts ago and now already and i am on 3rd joomla site thats been completed all by me and been helping hands in some other sites too . The amazing thing is i am 14 so i dont get much to do but i try to do something from net always and i dad is involved in this organization so i contributed to do this website .

i am started with it already , http://www.janasamparkusa.org actually it was started 1 week ago and amy said it was ok i can claim this task and present this site . This orginization is a Nepali public relationship committee(janasampark samiti America)  . they help newcomer who needs help , do cultural programs , their conventions , and some other works .

i am done setting up the site now i have to organize the profiles , executive committee , and others chapters . Organizing photo gallery and their old press releases and new ones and this site is in nepali so others  cant read the content except the menus and some others .

The president of this society had once been in my house and he said Thanks but i also said thank you coz being  age of 14 like i am , people dont let them do these stuff so hopefull i will be also able to show my talents between nepali communities and here .  :D
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Re: Task 148: Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organizati

Postby AmyStephen » Mon Jan 07, 2008 11:09 pm

Gafadi -

You have always been an inspiration to me. Thank you so very much for joining us in the GHOP contest. I can't wait to see your site as it progresses and when it's done!

Thanks for participating!
Amy :)

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Re: 148 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby AmyStephen » Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:44 am

Gafadi -

How is your website coming? If you have a moment, please let us know how you are doing.

Thanks!
Amy :)

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Re: 148 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby mcsmom » Thu Jan 24, 2008 12:26 am

Gafaldi,

How is your site coming?  Do you need any help or advice?
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Re: 148 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby drmmr763 » Fri Jan 25, 2008 6:19 pm

Gafaldi, I notice you have Expose running in your site. Are you able to get that operating fully? Because I had some major issues getting it to work on my site (and eventually gave up). I know it is htaccess related. Do you have it fully functional? (uploading photos and creating galleries and all).

*not using this as a support forum*
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Re: 148 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby mcsmom » Mon Jan 28, 2008 12:04 am

Hi Gafaldi,

How is your site coming? I notice that you need to update your link to the NDPN.


Who do you see as the users of your site? What kinds of information do that need?
So we must fix our vision not merely on the negative expulsion of war, but upon the positive affirmation of peace. MLK 1964.
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Re: 148 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby AmyStephen » Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:50 am

drmmr763 wrote:*not using this as a support forum*


LOL! That made me laugh. Actually, learning from one another is certainly part of the GHOP experience. I was going to ask the very same question *clears throat* as a judge, of course.

Gafadi - How are things going? The site certainly is advancing. Want to make certain you understand that this is the last week of the contest.  A website is never completely done, of course, but getting all the basics together is a good idea. Also, save a bit of time for the final paper to briefly describe your entry.

Good luck!
Amy :)


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