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ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.78.0 Release

Posted on June 27, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. The WordPress Core 5.2.2 Maintenance Update is included in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? This release includes a new Division Page template that is...
TechWire

TechWire: ‘Partnering, Planning, Tech Among Ways Government Can Survive Major Disaster’

Posted on June 12, 2019

TechWire featured ProudCity in an article on our 'Digital Ready' session during the the 2019 Code for America Summit. Excerpt: “You start to see the comments that are on Facebook and the questions that are asked on the livestream and you realize, you know, people have nothing, and they’re mobile and they’re just trying to...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity Release 1.77.0

Posted on May 28, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. The WordPress Core 5.2.1 Maintenance Release is included in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? We are excited to announce the creation of a new...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.76.0 Release

Posted on May 11, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. The WordPress Core 5.2 Feature Release is included in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? There should be no noticeable changes in this release. The...
Customizing fonts

Font customization on ProudCity-powered government websites

Posted on April 26, 2019

You can now customize fonts on your ProudCity-powered government website. Accessibility We’ve accounted for accessibility in choosing the fonts available for use, which is why there is a limited selection. We’ve also modified font weights in some areas to make previously ‘thin’ fonts more legible. Public Sans As part of the newly-updated United States Web...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.75.0 Release

Posted on April 26, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. There is no WordPress Core update in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? Color updates to the ProudCity theme: With the addition of the new...
ProudCity Help

Ask us anything: Digital government support with ProudCity Help

Posted on April 24, 2019

To better provide world class support to our government partners, as well as the government community at large, we’ve combined ProudCity Platform knowledge support with general digital government information and resources. ProudCity Help, located at help.proudcity.com, provides answers, tips, templates, guides and best practices in digital government on topics such as websites, accessibility, security, analytics,...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.74.0 Release

Posted on April 11, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. There is no WordPress Core update in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? There should be no noticeable changes in this release. What's up next?...
Government Technology

Government Technology: ‘ProudCity Aims to Build More Disaster Recovery Websites’

Posted on April 10, 2019

Government Technology featured ProudCity in an article on our new ProudCity Recovers offering. Excerpt: When a historically destructive wildfire burned down most of Paradise, Calif., in November, the startup ProudCity built the town a website dedicated to the recovery effort in three days. Now, the company is using that experience — as well as its...
ProudCity Recovers

Digital disaster response and recovery preparedness with ProudCity Recovers

Posted on April 3, 2019

When disaster strikes, anxiety is high and community members immediately look to government and emergency management leaders for timely, reliable, mobile-friendly, accessible information. The ensuing chaos exacerbates when communications -- the information and delivery mechanisms -- aren’t efficiently deployed. As disasters become more routine, digital response and recovery preparedness is critical. Governments can no longer...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.73.0 Release

Posted on March 28, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. There is no WordPress Core update in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? After reviewing accessibility across all sites on the ProudCity Platform, our design...
Recovers website governance template

Recovers website governance template

Posted on March 25, 2019

To better assist digital preparedness related to response and recovery efforts, we've created a recovers website governance template. The template was adapted with permission from the original policy developed by the Marin Recovers. It was used to help socialize and get buy-in throughout Marin County (Calif.) on governance and protocol ahead of a disaster so...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.72.0 Release

Posted on March 14, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. The WordPress Core 5.1.1 Security and Maintenance Release is included in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? You can now enter either a URL or...
Government Technology

Government Technology: ‘ProudCity Launches One-Click Pricing Tool for City Websites’

Posted on March 13, 2019

Government Technology featured ProudCity in an article on our new city government website price quote tool. Excerpt: The tool could potentially be of use to city officials regardless of whether they actually end up using ProudCity for a website. A standard practice in government purchasing is to set cost thresholds that determine the process by...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.71.0 Release

Posted on February 28, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. There is no WordPress Core update in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? This release contains a number of bugfixes, including fixes to the search...
Instant, one-click government website quote

Instant, one-click government website quote

Posted on February 27, 2019

Local government leaders, particularly small cities, don’t have the time, energy or resources to spend weeks (or months) and thousands of dollars navigating the nuances of pricing, modern technology standards and best practices of government websites. Legacy government website vendors, with outdated offerings and sometimes opportunistic pricing, only confuse governments even more on this front....
ProudCity homepage

Dogfooding: We’re now on the ProudCity digital government platform

Posted on February 13, 2019

When we first started ProudCity, we set up a simple company website at proudcity.com and, as early-stage startups do, spent all of our time focused on building the platform, onboarding early customers, and refining our processes so that we could scale government impact. Over the holiday break, we finally used some downtime to dogfood proudcity.com...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.70.0 Release

Posted on February 8, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. There is no WordPress Core update in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? This release contains a number of bugfixes, including fixes to the search...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.69.0 Release

Posted on January 25, 2019

This is primarily a bugfix release. There is no WordPress Core update in this release. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. What changes will I notice? The only noticeable changes in this release are related to meetings: There...
Government Technology

Government Technology: ‘ProudCity’s New Meetings Tool Aims to Help Small Governments’

Posted on January 23, 2019

Government Technology featured ProudCity in an article on our launch of ProudCity Meetings. Excerpt: ProudCity Chief Operating Officer Kevin Herman said Meetings is an answer to customer demand, particularly from smaller governments. “In these very small communities, we’ve found that the town clerks or city clerks are often the ones that are reaching out to...
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