Chapter Site Features

Chapter Site Features


Each VCOA Chapter site is initially configured with a comprehensive collection of features tailored for typical chapter website requirements.  Additional functions and features can be added at any time for specific requirements or desires.

 

Major Features Include:

  • Clean, Modern, Professional Appearance
  • Fully responsive for viewing on mobile devices, tablets and desktop computers
  • Home page with four feature links to internal pages and a sidebar list of upcoming events
  • Chapter news/blog page and archives
  • Membership information page and registration form
  • Ability to collect chapter membership dues
  • Event calendar and listing pages
  • Social Feed function to push new events and news to social sites such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Classified ads
  • Website membership allows only members to post classified ads
  • Newsletter page and archives (newsletters can be emailed to subscriber list)
  • Newsletter subscription sidebar module
  • A Community page for social announcements
  • Forum links page
  • Galleries for both chapter and member images
  • About page featuring chapter officer images and profiles
  • Contact page with form and regional map
  • Configurable footer widgets
  • On-line Support Documentation for administrative settings and functions

For site administrators familiar with WordPress, transition to this template should be straightforward.  Those new to WordPress may find that there is a bit of a learning curve, but the site is fully configured and ready for the addition of your content.  Documentation is provided for basic procedures to get you started and includes theme specific settings and functions.  For those wanting to dig a little deeper, WordPress tutorials abound on the web.

 

 Notable Administrative Features:

  • Newsletters are created and sent from an administrative panel and the subscription list is maintained here as well.
  • Contact form messages and sender email addresses are stored in the database for easy retrieval. 
  • Classified ad maintenance is performed via the admin panel, but logged in members have the ability to post and edit their own ads.