Drupalcon Boston 2008 - international development http://boston2008.drupalcon.org/taxonomy/term/107/0 en Communication Initiative http://boston2008.drupalcon.org/showcase/communication-initiative <p>The Communication Initiative (CI) has been working in the field of Communication For Development for the last decade. In 2006, we embarked on a redesign with the following imperatives:</p> <ul> <li>Maintain our list of 35,000 documents; regional e-magasines; 100,000 pieces of supporting information (author information; bibliographic sources; etc.) <li>Organizing data by taxonomy to allow elaborate relationships between data and categorization <li>Multiple content-types to accommodate different formats of online documents <li>Granular control of user permissions <li>Custom caching techniques to allow a lot of data to be presented while keeping server load and page load within acceptable boundaries <li>An innately multi-lingual site </ul> <p>The site features:</p> <ul> <li>Support for 73,000 registered users. <li>1.8 million user sessions per year. <li>Theming based on Taxonomy <li>Top lists driven by taxonomy <li>User registration enhanced with CiviCRM <li>Integration with Daylife news service. <li>Integration with the phpBB forum application. <li>An import of our pre-existing legacy data. </ul> http://boston2008.drupalcon.org/showcase/communication-initiative#comments comm4dev communications international development Fri, 15 Feb 2008 00:16:04 +0000 dewolfe001 1093 at http://boston2008.drupalcon.org