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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...
Camille Esposito

Fairfax Proud: Camille Esposito

Posted on January 22, 2019

Fairfax Recreation and Community Services Marketing Manager Camille Esposito is the latest government leader to participate in our ProudCity Profiles series. We asked Camille to share why she’s proud of Fairfax, its digital service efforts, especially related to public meetings, what she’s learned and advice to others. Excerpt: "Fairfax is a small town (7500 residents)...
ProudCity Meetings

Publish government meeting agendas, minutes, videos with ProudCity Meetings

Posted on January 22, 2019

Public meetings are a fundamental component of government operations, and many of the cities we work with have asked about or requested a simple, affordable publishing tool -- for calendars, minutes, agendas, videos -- that seamlessly integrates with their websites. We’re proud to announce the launch of ProudCity Meetings, a new feature that lets governments...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.68.0 Release

Posted on January 11, 2019

This release contains dashboard updates and platform bugfixes. The WordPress Core 5.0.3 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? You should notice a cleaner login page. The dashboard...
2019 GovTech 100

ProudCity named to 2019 GovTech 100 top government technology companies list

Posted on January 8, 2019

ProudCity is honored to be named to Government Technology’s esteemed 2019 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 1.67.0 Release

Posted on December 14, 2018

This release contains a number of infrastructure improvements, as well as the WordPress Core 5.0 update. It is immediately available for all ProudCity Hosted sites and for download on Github under the GNU Affero GPL v3 open source license. Notice about WordPress 5.0 WordPress 5.0 introduces the new WordPress Editor, previously code-named Gutenberg. Read the...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.66.0 Release

Posted on November 30, 2018

This is primarily a contributed plugin update 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. Special Notice Our upstream authentication provider Auth0 had sporadic network timeout issues on Wednesday November...
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