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Help visitors to spread awareness in social media

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On-site sharing buttons can help to promote web pages in social networks. This buttons help users by making it easier to share the link but also remind and/or ask users to share. Most advocacy and news websites use them and … Continue reading

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Create a WordPress multilingual site

Large international campaigns may need to set up multilingual websites, but creating a good site in multiple languages is harder than it looks. First because it may involve dozens of editors located in different countries, but most importantly because of … Continue reading

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How e-learning can help digital activists

Training helps digital activists to be effective and understand the campaign’s issues, goals, strategy and tools. However, classroom training is expensive and many campaigns/non-profits can’t afford it. For many activists traveling to a different region or country isn’t an option … Continue reading

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A CSS workflow for digital activists

If you build campaign sites, you’ll want them to have a branded look consistent with the campaign design. And that means you (or someone else) has to design the site and create the¬†Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) files. If you know … Continue reading

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Online strategy 101 for non-profits

An online strategy or web strategy is a live document and a tool to help individuals and teams decide on how to run the organization’s online activity. With a clear online strategy the team can focus on what’s important for … Continue reading

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Select a content management system

If your organization is a small charitable, it might need a website but not have the resources to hire consultants to give advice on which content management system (CMS) to use. However, choosing the right CMS is a very important … Continue reading

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My list of jQuery plugins

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jQuery is an excellent JavaScript library. On one side it’s easy to learn, on the other there’s already thousands of free plugins available. It’s slogan is “The write less do more library”. This list is a live document with the … Continue reading

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Version control for webmasters, webdesigners and digital activists

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Revision control, also known as version control or source control is the management of changes to documents, programs and other information stored as computer files, and it can be a powerful productivity booster anywhere it’s used.

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Ykey – Encrypt and decrypt easily

In a digitally connected world, privacy and security are major concerns and in the Internet privacy is difficult to guarantee. For example: Most people believe e-mail is private and that only people with the password can access it, but that’s … Continue reading

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My list of web-related cheat sheets

This is a selection of cheat sheets that can be very useful for web designers, developers and content producers. They can help you to remember specific tags, pieces of code, colour values and fonts. Some describe complex quality-control or planning … Continue reading

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