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ProudCity 1.111.0 Release

Posted on July 23, 2021

This release contains third party plugin updates and bugfixes. The WordPress core 5.8 feature 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? We are excited to make a new...
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ProudCity 1.110.0 Release

Posted on June 25, 2021

This release contains third party plugin updates. There is no WordPress core update 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 updates in this release. What's...
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ProudCity 1.109.0 Release

Posted on June 4, 2021

This release only contains third party plugin updates. The WordPress 5.7.2 security release is included in this update. 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? If you are using the calendar widget on your...
e.Republic

ProudCity, Department of Civic Things join e.Republic’s ICYMI to discuss new certified service partners program

Posted on May 26, 2021

ProudCity CEO Luke Fretwell and Department of Civic Things founder Rebecca Woodbury recently joined e.Republic Chief Innovation Officer Dustin Haisler, Deputy Chief Innovation Officer Joe Morris and Assistant News Editor Jed Pressgrove on their videocast ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) to discuss the new ProudCity Certified Service Partners program. Full story: ProudCity on ICYMI
Government Technology

Government Technology: ‘ProudCity Turns to Partners to Unbundle Web Tech, Service’

Posted on May 19, 2021

Government Technology featured the launch of the ProudCity Certified Service Partners program. Excerpt: “Ultimately, local governments are left with a lack of an authentic, long-term understanding of how to deliver digital services on their own, but also with technology that doesn’t get managed the way it should in 2021,” Fretwell wrote. “When it comes to...
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ProudCity 1.108.0 Release

Posted on May 14, 2021

This release only contains third party plugin updates. There is no WordPress Core update 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? Links will have an underline by default to improve...
Rebecca Woodbury

Partner profile: Department of Civic Things

Posted on May 11, 2021

Department of Civic Things founder Rebecca Woodbury shares her insights on local government digital strategy and joining the new ProudCity Certified Service Partners program. Quotable: "I founded Department of Civic Things to empower public servants with the right tools, support, and skills to make their services easy to use. We’re proud when public servants are...
ProudCity Certified Service Partner

New ProudCity partner program opens a new era of affordable, scalable digital services for local governments

Posted on May 11, 2021

A critical breakdown with how local governments launch and maintain managed web services is that they typically rely on one company to do everything -- from services (content and digital) to software (product development and technical support). Through our new ProudCity Certified Service Partners program, local governments can now partner with content and digital delivery...
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Local governments can now get .gov domains for free. Here’s how.

Posted on April 30, 2021

The DotGov program is the service where U.S. government entities — from federal agencies to local municipalities — can obtain and manage .gov domains. The program is operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Why .gov is important A .gov domain is important, because it verifies that the website...
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Status update: MyProudCity login issues

Posted on April 20, 2021

Update: The MyProudCity login issues have been resolved and are being actively monitored by Auth0. Update from Auth0: Based on the sustained performance for Auth0 US-1, Support Center, and the Auth0 Dashboard, we have now updated our status to monitoring. We are continuing to closely watch performance in US-1. We will now be moving to...
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ProudCity 1.107.0 Release

Posted on April 15, 2021

This release contains a number of new features, bugfixes and third party plugin updates. The WordPress 5.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release 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? Links...
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ProudCity 1.106.0 Release

Posted on March 26, 2021

This release contains a number of bugfixes and third party plugin updates. The WordPress Core 5.7 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? Links will have an underline...
Williams County Communications and Research Analyst Lindsey Harriman

Williams County Proud: Lindsey Harriman

Posted on March 16, 2021

Williams County (North Dakota) Communications and Research Analyst Lindsey Harriman shares her digital journey to better serving her community in our ProudCity Profiles series. Quotable: We had A LOT of content on our old site - and much of it had barely been accessed by users. Reviewing analytics, talking with staff and users, and revisiting...

ProudCity 1.105.0 Release

Posted on March 11, 2021

This release contains a number of bugfixes and third party plugin updates. 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 major changes...
Government Technology

Government Technology: ‘Local Gov Leader Rebecca Woodbury Launches Consultancy’

Posted on March 10, 2021

Government Technology featured Friend of ProudCity Rebecca Woodbury and the launch of her new civic consultancy Department of Civic Things. They also mentioned her work with ProudCity. Excerpt: Websites are one area where San Rafael shined during Woodbury’s tenure, with the city launching a new website using the startup ProudCity. Given her familiarity with the...
Andres Villada

Holyoke Proud: Mike Bloomberg and Andres Villada

Posted on February 25, 2021

Holyoke (MA) Chief of Staff Mike Bloomberg and Mayoral Aide Andres Villada are the latest local government leaders to share their digital government journey in our ProudCity Profiles series. Quotable: "It's all very user-friendly. It's geared towards who we're working for which is the residents and community here." Full story: Holyoke Proud: Mike Bloomberg and...
Lori Stacel and Jennifer Wilder

Oakwood Proud: Lori Stacel and Jennifer Wilder

Posted on February 23, 2021

Oakwood (Ohio) Clerk of Council Lori Stacel and Director of Personnel & Properties Jennifer Wilder are the latest local government leaders to share their digital government journey in our ProudCity Profiles series. Quotable: "Neither of us has technical inclinations. Now, I don’t have to depend on anyone. Before, I would have to go through five...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.104.0 Release

Posted on February 19, 2021

This release contains a number of bugfixes and third party plugin updates. We reverted the WordPress 5.6.1 Maintenance Release because it was causing an annoying alert when leaving the Page edit screen: Platform: are you sure you want to leave alert #1815. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on...
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ProudCity 1.103.0 Release

Posted on February 5, 2021

This release contains a number of bugfixes and third party plugin updates. The WordPress 5.6.1 Maintenance Release is included in this update. 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 major...
2021 Local Government Website Buying Guide

Now available: 2021 Local Government Website Buying Guide

Posted on January 21, 2021

We're proud to publish our updated 2021 Local Government Website Buying Guide. The guide is available in web format and in a Google Doc, which can be downloaded as a PDF. Feel free to add your comments and ideas to the Google Doc to help make it better. It includes a checklist, do's and don'ts,...
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