Consultant: Drupal CMS video web site re-development, extension, and maintenance

01/04/2009 - 01/05/2009

Introduced a newsletter authoring, subscription, and distribution system leveraging the Drupal Simplenews module including:

  • A composite layout Newsletter composed of "snippets" that can be easily independently edited by non-experts for future Newsletter editions, with Drupal views for accessing newsletter elements.
  • Tuning and testing of the Newsletter layout for readability on various email clients including Hotmail, GMail, Yahoo Mail, Outlook2007, and Thunderbird.
  • Developed PHP-scripts for automated migration of various newsletter email subscription databases to the Drupal Simplenews system, and for executing bulk administration actions on the newsletter subscription databases conveniently.

Introduction of a video keywords/tags system and tag cloud, and display of keyword/tag search links.

Introduced improved RSS XML feeds, feed links, Twitter feed aggregation, and a syndication overview page.

Client (former): Unseen TV

Client (former): Unseen TV

Former Webel client Unseen TV used Drupal™ Content Management System (CMS) technology to deliver a wide range of online videos to Australia and the world. Webel extended and improved the site, including introduction of searchable keywords and tag clouds, improved RSS feeds, a modular composite layout newsletter, and PHP scripts for management of large newsletter subscription datasets.