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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...
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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 Legacy government website vendors, with outdated offerings and sometimes opportunistic pricing, only confuse governments even more on this front....
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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...
Auth0

Ongoing issues with upstream provider Auth0; Administration login temporarily disabled

Posted on November 29, 2018

Yesterday, our authentication upstream provider, Auth0 had a major outage that caused performance issues on the ProudCity Platform for sites with a large number of administrator users logged in and editing the site at once.  Late last night, their CEO sent an initial explanation: Earlier today, Auth0 experienced an incident that resulted initially in degraded service, and...
Government Technology

Government Technology: ‘ProudCity Builds Recovery Website for Paradise, Calif., in 3 Days’

Posted on November 27, 2018

Government Technology featured ProudCity in an article on our work supporting Butte County and Paradise, Calif., recovery websites during fire response efforts. Excerpt: Fortunately for the town of Paradise, Calif., which was leveled Nov. 12 by the Camp Fire, digital government platform ProudCity learned this lesson in 2017 in the aftermath of the Tubbs Fire...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.65.0 Release

Posted on November 15, 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. What changes will I notice? There should be no noticeable changes in this release. What's...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.64.0 Release

Posted on November 1, 2018

This is a feature, bugfix, and 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. What changes will I notice? We fixed the persistent issue where you had...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.63.0 Release

Posted on October 19, 2018

This is primarily a bugfix and 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. What changes will I notice? There were a number of hotfixes during the...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.62.0 Release

Posted on September 27, 2018

This is a bugfix release that also includes two new plugins. 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? Post Expirator allows you to set a...
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