Monthly Archives: July 2012

Building a WordPress Multisite

WordCamp 2009 – WordPress Cupcakes by planetc1

We have started a project to create a wordpress multisite environment so that we can better manage the sites we create for the council, whether they are traditional microsites (for example www.devonsendpathfinder.info, www.toughchoices.co.uk)

or core parts of the council’s website (for example www.devonnewscentre.info, www.devonstrategicplan.info).

One possible scenario might be that the councils website is powered

entirely by WordPress, although we are still likely to commission some sites externally, so that might not be the whole site. However we are planning on moving the majority of our site across to wordpress as we go through a huge content review.… Read the rest

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Why reinvent the wheel

As we progress on our content strategy journey, we have started to look at the principles and standards that guide us as we move forward. Posted in Digital | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Do you get the picture?

In this age of the social web, we are all becoming social reporters. Not only is it important for us all to know how best to communicate with words, but also with pictures. Cameras and photography are now ubiquitous, but how can we help ensure some level of quality in our imagery without focusing (no pun intended) on the technology?In this article I hope to provide a few tips and examples to highlight how anyone can take better photographs, regardless of what camera they are using. Posted in Digital | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

#DCCSMF – The storify of the day

This is the social story of the #DCCSMF which took place on Friday 13th July 2012 at County Hall. Posted in Social media | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Revising our Social Media Guidance

Our social media guidance has now been reviewed and updated. Posted in Social media | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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