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Website Plans: Your Input

Website Plans
  • Overview – The starting point for documentation about our plans for the website.

    • Introduction
    • Terminology
    • Document structure
  • Strategy – Details of our strategy for developing the website.

    • Evolution over revolution
    • IT and joined-up data
  • Your input We want your help. This is your website; we value your ideas and feedback.

    • What are we looking for?
    • How to send us your ideas.
  • Schedule – When things are going to happen. Time scales, as far as we are able to estimate them.

  • Participation – A website where you get to take part, rather than passively absorb information, will be more fun and productive. We have plans to make this happen.

    • Communication
    • Members-only areas
    • Interaction
    • Contribution
  • Facilities – Plans for the website in terms of functionality, useful tools and other applications.

    • Social media integration
    • Directory of writing groups
    • On-line competitions
    • Link magazine
  • Features – Plans for the behavioural and technical aspects of the site.

    • Privacy & security
    • People database
    • Articles & editing

      • Temporal content
      • Markdown for content
      • Automatic TOC generation
    • PayPal integration
  • Content – Plans for what articles, pages and other information to have on the site. Examples: news, information, events, competitions, products and services.

    • Material

      • Revamp "who is NAWG?" area
    • Organisation
  • Presentation – Plans for improvements and additions to the way the site appears, e.g. its layout, styling and navigation.

    • Layout
    • Style
    • Navigation
  • Management – Plans to improve the operational aspects of the site, i.e. the way it's run and maintained, and the way we respond to communications.

    • Operations & procedures
    • Who does what?

Some of the above titles are hyperlinks.

Click for more detailed documentation.

More will become links as things evolve.

This website is for writers and writers' groups, whoever you are and wherever you may be. We have lots of ideas in the pipeline, to improve things for your benefit, but...

    *We want your help!*

Please tell us your ideas and give us your feedback. It's your website. We simply run it for you.

#### What Are We Looking For?

In short, any suggestions you might have.

Here are some examples:

  * Ways to improve communication and interaction between ourselves.
  * Ideas for articles, news, events, competitions, etc.
  * Enhancements to existing facilities, or ideas for new ones.
  * Improvements to the way information is organised and presented.
  * Suggestions for changes to the way we operate.
  * Report something that's broken or incorrect.

The above are only examples. Please tell us whatever you think of.

#### How to Send Us Your Ideas & Feedback

You can do this in one of the following ways:

  * Add a comment at the bottom of this page, or on any relevant planning article.
  * Send an e-mail to [web-admin@nawg.co.uk].
  * Use the form on the "contact us" page.
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Author: Kevin Machin Date: April 1, 2014 4:41 pm
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