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YWCA Websites

Web Properties Websites Platform Business Needs
Main website
  • Ywca.org
  • Shared hosting with 70 local Associations

 

  • Migrated website from Blackbaud Kintera platform to WordPress
  • Multisite setup
  • Website Dev: Blackbaud
  • Blackbaud offers support – Chat/Phone/Web. But many times our Associations call us for support
  • Blackbaud offers one branded design template for us and our associations. That’s good for overall branding but limits our effort when branding microsites/campaigns
  • Ability to update the website internally – we cannot edit page templates/page structure internally
  • Blackbaud does not allow us to add WordPress features that are not within their company’s selection of apps/plugins. When they accept our request, implementation usually takes a very long time
  • Ability to integrate live event pages and sign up – Zoom/Conference APIs
  • Easily grow and maintain our resource library
  • Store large files without the need of SharePoint
  • Improve video Integration
  • Website Analytics setup and reporting
  • SEO Admin

 

Microsites – Advocacy Campaigns

 

All WordPress – different hosting from main website

Website Dev: Zuri

  • Provide branded design template that can be used to create new campaigns easily
  • Ability to update the websites internally
  • Install Plugins not possible with Blackbaud -Maps/Social Feeds/Forms/Search and Filter
  • Have access to backend/code
  • Campaign Analytics

 

Microsites – Communication Campaigns

 

All WordPress – different hosting from our main website

Website Dev:  Plus Three

  • Provide branded design template that can be used to create new campaigns easily
  • Host live events
  • Ability to update the websites internally
  • Have access to backend/code
  • Campaign Analytics
Affiliates WordPress – different hosting from our main website

Website Dev: Zuri

  • Create and manage a branded website for WSC
  • Web Analytics
  • Ability to update the websites internally

 

YWCA Data Maps

 

WordPress – different hosting from main website

Website Dev: Jamia

  • We purchased additional hosting account because Blackbaud could not host our data files due to security concern
  • Ability to integrate data maps into our main website
  • Easily update the local association programs and services data sets – automatically update data from the survey database

 

Third Party Platforms

Web Apps/Platforms Websites Platform Business Needs
Donate Platform

 

Third Party platform – different hosting from our main website
  • Provide donors with Planned Giving
  • Offer other Donation types
  • Ability to donate directly to local Associations –
  • Donation Form/Page update – Blackboard platform limits page updates and costs a lot to implement updates
  • Provide Interactive decision modules
  • Provide SEO-friendly URLs for search engines

 

Advocacy Platform Quorum
  • Blackbaud could not provide up to date staff information that we require for outreach to elected official offices – Quorum does
  • Integrate the action center to our main website
  • Integrate the action center with email platform – Constant Contact

 

YWCA Association Map Find Your YWCA Google Maps
  • Integrate the map into the website
  • An interface that would all easy update of the Map

 

 

Website Projects Tools

Task Tools Platform Business Needs
Website content updates Zoho Desk Zoho
  • Staff and Consultants submit ticket for websites and intranet content updates

 

Websites project management Zoho Projects Zoho
  • Manage website projects – eg the Microsite campaigns

 

 

Intranet

Intranet Websites Platform Business Needs
Intranet and Microsites Higher Logic
  • Main intranet website and local associations microsites
Data
  • Eweb
Netforum
  • Setup accounts for association members to access the intranet
  • The Netforum user interface is not intuitive. – the roaster update in not easy for first time admins