GIA Has New Face – and New Heart, too

gia-150-v4GIA – We Are People Too, is one of the key websites for DCCA intelligence gathering. For several years it’s been running on Joomla 1.5 – outdated and growing unwieldy. The recent conversion is to WordPress 3.6 with the integration of Responsive (mobile friendly) display architecture and integrated feeds from a number of locations.

 

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ChaliceMedia.com Conversion – Joomla to WordPress

royo-redeco-150-v4Update: 31 March 2014

[The site you are looking at now is in it’s fourth Word Press design iteration since the 29 August 2013 revision. ]

Why [update from Joomla?]

  1. Joomla was outdated (1.5) and would need to be migrated, much of it by hand.
  2. Filesize on server: Joomla 5,559 files, WordPress 2,376 files
  3. Flexibility for Mobile Devices – e.g. Responsive designs, vast array of plugins and tools.
  4. Flexibility for media and animation
  5. Future integration to WordPress Multi-site.
  6. Blanket subscription on Akismet spam control

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WordPress LoigoWordPress is one of the most widely used Open Source software projects in the world. We currently have nearly 30 WordPress installations in R&D or production environments with a number of new installations planned over the next months. WordPress is available as dowloadable software for your own hosted site (at WordPress.Org) or as a hosted solution at WordPress.com. Our HoarseMan blog is hosted by WordPress.com

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