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Digital government news from ProudCity (August 2022)

Posted on August 12, 2022

Digital government news Register for the (free) 2022 Federal Plain Language Summit The event will highlight plain language successes in federal agencies at all stages of the communications journey. Building an inclusive culture at the Government Digital Service GDS CEO Tom Read shares why creating a safe, diverse and inclusive culture for staff matters. Request...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.130.0 Release

Posted on August 8, 2022

This release we focused on improving the security of WP Quick Menu by taking it over and rewriting the very old code. ProudCity Quick Menu represents a complete rewrite of the functionality to bring the plugin up to modern standards around coding practices and code security. What's Up Next The next release will continue to...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.129.0 Release

Posted on July 14, 2022

This release cleaned up some issues with caching and making sure that the media library plugin was activated across all client sites. We also verified that Gravity Forms exports were working as expected and fixed a bug that sent all users back to the main Posts page in the WordPress admin if they saved any...
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Digital government news from ProudCity (July 2022)

Posted on July 13, 2022

Digital government news Team care in a crisis “Thanks to a culture of team care our leaders fostered.” The California Office of Digital Innovation shares how it got through COVID-19 response efforts. Senators ask DOJ to enforce accessibility rules for state and local websites A group of 10 Democratic senators asked the Justice Department to...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.128.0 Release

Posted on June 28, 2022

Release 1.128.0 involved some clean-up of our WP Rocket addition. We will now be automatically flushing the cache during each deploy. We also added a new system for users to navigate between pages of documents on their site. It is now more obvious that there are pages of documents to switch between. What's Up Next...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.127.0 Release

Posted on June 21, 2022

This release rolls out WP Rocket as a caching layer for all sites. It should improve the performance of your site and of the WordPress Admin. We have automatically excluded some pages from the cache due to issue. See the Scripted Updates for more information. What's Up Next Release 1.128.0 will have more bug fixes...
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Digital government news from ProudCity (June 2022)

Posted on June 9, 2022

Digital government news The case for simplified, text-based government websites E.Republic Executive Editor Paul Taylor makes the case to think simple when it comes to digital services. How to thoughtfully name government services “When a name doesn’t fit, it’s confusing and can lead to misunderstandings,” says the Canada Digital Service. Innovate with purpose A new...
Government Technology

Government Technology: ‘The Case for Simplified, Text-Based Government Websites’

Posted on June 9, 2022

Government Technology mentioned ProudCity in recent commentary from E.Republic Executive Editor Paul Taylor, where he makes the case for simplified, text-based government websites." Excerpt: Luke Fretwell, CEO of the civic engagement platform ProudCity, said in a conversation about the aesthetics of government websites that acknowledging the mobile majority — together with a government obligation to...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.126.0 Release

Posted on May 27, 2022

This release was focused on bug fixes and continued accessibility enhancements. Icons that are purely decorative should now have the aria-hidden="true" label applied so they don't show up in the page flow for keyboard and screen reader users. We also did some more bug fixes around our new icon picker and Font Awesome 6. What's...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.125.0 Release

Posted on May 13, 2022

The main new features for this release focus on user profile experience and log in. Previously users could go to their standard WordPress login page, but sign-in should really be done from the ProudCity Dashboard. This created some confusion. Now users will be sent to the ProudCity Dashboard and should not see the standard WordPress...
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Digital government news from ProudCity (May 2022)

Posted on May 11, 2022

Digital government news Spark community joy ELGL Executive Director Kirsten Wyatt shares actionable advice and steps for showcasing and celebrating local government services. How cities are tapping federal aid to make major tech upgrades American Rescue Plan Act funding is being used to upgrade digital services. How GSA is remaking USA.gov An effort is underway...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.124.0 Release

Posted on April 29, 2022

This release has one big feature and some minor fixes. You can now use Font Awesome Version 6 icons on your site. Version 5 icons will continue to display as expected on the user-facing part of your site. Version 5 icons will not show up in your admin area when you look to choose your...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.123.0 Release

Posted on April 19, 2022

This release focused on some clean-up of how we're presenting data to users and a couple of bug fixes. We also updated WordPress to version 5.9.3. What changes will I notice? You should no longer see a directions indicator on the frontend display of events if there is no physical location provided. What's up next?...
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Digital government news from ProudCity (April 2022)

Posted on April 14, 2022

Digital government news Is it time for a new local government website? ELGL shares our suggestions for performing a diagnostics test on your website to see if it’s time for a change. Multi-factor authentication primer ProudCity has a new MFA primer on how to better secure your online accounts. Routing & switching is not ‘sexy’...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.122.0 Release

Posted on March 31, 2022

This release contains a revised version of the Simple Staff List plugin which ProudCity contributed new features too. We also added WP Sweep so that post revisions can be cleaned out by administrators if needed. What changes will I notice? There should be no noticeable changes in this release. What's up next? Release 1.123.0 will...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.121.0 Release

Posted on March 10, 2022

This release contains bugfixes and third party plugin updates. The WordPress Core 5.9.2 Security & Maintenance Update is included in this release. It is immediately available to 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...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.120 Release

Posted on February 16, 2022

This release contains bugfixes and third party plugin updates. The WordPress Core 5.9 update is included in this release. It is immediately available to 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...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.119.0 Release

Posted on January 20, 2022

This release contains bugfixes and third party plugin updates. The WordPress Core 5.8.3 security update is included in this release. It is immediately available to 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...
2022 GovTech 100

ProudCity named to 2022 GovTech 100 top government technology companies list

Posted on January 10, 2022

ProudCity is honored to be named to Government Technology’s esteemed 2022 GovTech 100 top government technology companies list. The list, compiled annually by government technology media company e.Republic, is “a compendium of 100 companies focused on and making a difference in — and selling to — state and local governments.” ProudCity was named a GovTech...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.118.0 Release

Posted on December 22, 2021

This release contains third party plugin updates. There is no WordPress Core update in this release. It is immediately available to 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...
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