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

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

Postby fantastic » Tue Jan 08, 2008 10:00 pm

Hi everybody. Here is my new task.  :)
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



I will create a website for "Women's Center" non-profit organization from my town. Their goal is to improve the position of women in the society.

I will update you how the site is proceeding.

Regards,

Fantastic.  ;)
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Re: 155 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby AmyStephen » Tue Jan 08, 2008 10:22 pm

fantastic wrote:
I will create a website for "Women's Center" non-profit organization from my town. Their goal is to improve the position of women in the society.

I will update you how the site is proceeding.


Excellent choice. I look forward to your updates!
Amy :)

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Re: 155 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby fantastic » Tue Jan 08, 2008 11:44 pm

AmyStephen wrote:
fantastic wrote:
I will create a website for "Women's Center" non-profit organization from my town. Their goal is to improve the position of women in the society.

I will update you how the site is proceeding.


Excellent choice. I look forward to your updates!
Amy :)


Thanks.  :D
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Re: 155 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby mcsmom » Thu Jan 24, 2008 12:40 am

Fantastic,

How's your site coming? What ideas are you working on?

Elin
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Re: 155 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby mcsmom » Mon Jan 28, 2008 12:10 am

Hi Fantastic,

How is your site coming?

Can you tell me something about your plans? Who is the audience for your site? Have you talked with representatives of the women's center about what they would like? What ideas do you have?

Elin
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Re: 155 - Create a new Joomla! v 1.5 website for a not-for-profit organization

Postby AmyStephen » Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:11 am

Fantastic -

I hope the "Women's Center" is still moving forward. Want to let you know - this is the last week of the contest. I hope you are able to connect with this non profit group and also to find time, in your busy schedule to work on the site.

We look forward to hearing from you and appreciate you being in the contest!
Amy :)


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