Another one of my projects over the summer was to redesign and redevelop the website of Trinity College Boat Club (TCBC), which organises rowing at my college. A few years ago they’d had a commercial Content Management System installed. Well, that was a bit of a failure, and no-one could remember how to use it.
Well, bye-bye proprietary system, hello WordPress. And a new flashy design (inspired by Free Web Templates but much embellished by me) with new Inkscape+Photoshop logo. Over the course of the redesign, I also made two custom plugins: one that shows the current conditions on the river in a nice flag format, and another that pulls the tweets from a given Twitter feed. And installed a load of the usual plugins as well, naturally.
You can view the site in its entirety at http://www.trinity.ox.ac.uk/boatclub/ . I’ll now be handing over to others to look after the site and keep it updated- which the last one wasn’t.