The site had requirements for high security and to follow accessibility requirements, so Joomla became the natural choice of CMS. The layout had requirements to largely follow the City of Gothenburg's graphic profile. For maximum flexibility, we used Yootheme Pro as a basic template. Part of the page is regular articles with information while others needed to be developed.First and foremost, a map catalog with different resources. We have also in other projects worked with various map functions and more information about this can be found below. A simpler calendar function was also needed, which we also developed and were able to slim down the administration to exactly what it was to be used for.
A large part of the page and perhaps the most advanced piece is a map function. The idea with the map is that it should be easy to find different help efforts via both the map but also via a sorting of what kind of help you are looking for.The map is linked to google maps and it is thus possible to get directions and more, while each instance also has a place on the page in a directory for help efforts. The page contains other information such as description, photos, opening hours and contact information.
We are always just as happy when we get to meet talented partners in our projects. The City of Gothenburg was no exception and their server technicians installed, configured and adapted a very fast server to the project
We expanded their strong server with extra security and backup systems.
The site would launch on April 24 along with a physical inauguration of new premises for the Center against Homelessness. The website was completed on time, but the global Corona pandemic put an end to the inauguration. We instead helped with a digital inauguration with a film that presents both the website and the entire project.
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