After a long journey of getting this site together, we have finally launched the new Up With People site (we had worked on their other site, full of customizations, before this one). The new site uses a modified Boldy theme and is loaded with the goodness of WordPress development and its incredible plugins:
Since UWP is full of sing-a-long memories and has a significant collection of music, performance videos from around the globe, and their own global tour, we needed the site to accomodate the sampling of tracks, easy video viewing, and – of course – ticket sales. We used the GigPress plugin to manage their individual tour stops which allows them to set up an event and all of it’s information and link it to a post for that event. The GigPress info displays in the post where they paste in the short code:
The new wordpress menus manager was perfect for handling all of the various menu options per page, and make changing these menus a breeze. The client wanted a site they could update and manage on their own, and everything about this site accounts for that.