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The Freshwater Action Network came to GreenNet in 2011 with an already-built global website. We worked together with FAN to make a schedule and coherent plan for developing and maintaining the global site, and then turned our attention to a new micro-site for their members in Mexico. Using the same underpinning database, we were able to create a site that both stands alone and works together with the global site. It seamlessly features global content where appropriate, but is firmly grounded design and content-wise in its Mexican user base.

Web projects with Drupal

GreenNet’s current CMS of choice is Drupal. It is an open source system for developing websites and publishing content to them. A Drupal website has at its heart a database of the site’s content (articles, reports, profiles, events etc..). The system serves content from the database to the right pages of the site in the appropriate style, as they are called for by site users. Site authors can add, modify and manage their content in that database using simple private online forms.

The advantage of this system for GreenNet members is that their sites can be updated by anyone who has authorised access from any internet connected computer. All they need is an ordinary web browser such as Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari. Once they have mastered the simple art of filling in the Drupal forms, resources and...