WRRC home page

This was a project to create an archive space which would allow 3 years of  research by WLUML and the IWE to endure beyond the lifetime of the project. The site took its design cue from WLUML, with distinct touches that give it both its own identity and a clear sense of relatedness with its mother site.

We used a nifty SWF (Flash) tool to cleverly embed the wealth of Images, PDF, video and audio material inline in the site's web pages, bringing all content to the surface of the site. And as you'd expect with Apache Solr technology, it's a breeze to find the documents you're looking for, and plenty more that you wish you'd known about before.

 

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...