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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...
Post Expirator Plugin

Introducing three new features: Post Expiration, Post Duplication and Media Folder Management

Posted on September 27, 2018

The ProudCity 1.62.0 Release includes three new plugins that we are excited to introduce to the Platform: Post/Page Expiration Post/Page Duplication Media Folder Management Post Expiration At the bottom of the right sidebar of the Create/Edit Content Page, you will see a "Post Expirator" block. Check the box select a date and time and choose...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.61.0 Release

Posted on September 6, 2018

This is a security and maintenance 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...
Government website demo

Tour our government website demo

Posted on September 4, 2018

Before governments fully commit to software purchases, they must have full visibility into the technology products they will use to serve their communities. This includes a: publicly-accessible, web-based demo and free, hands-on trial ProudCity offers governments both. To further support this commitment, we’ve significantly updated our public government website demo that showcases what a great...
Public Spend Forum

Public Spend Forum: ‘Seven Government Technology Startups To Watch In 2019’

Posted on August 30, 2018

Public Spend Forum featured ProudCity as one of seven government technology startups to watch In 2019. Excerpt: ProudCity understands that a government website is an organization’s primary point of contact for the communities they serve. From quickly finding information to making payments, public sector websites must be intuitive, mobile-friendly, secure and accessible, and continuously evolving...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.60.0 Release

Posted on August 16, 2018

This is a security and maintenance release. The WordPress Core 4.9.8 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? This release fixes the issue where the body content...
ELGL website

New ELGL website and proudly serving the ‘brightest minds in local government’

Posted on August 9, 2018

We are extremely proud that the new ELGL website is now on the ProudCity Platform. ELGL is the leading organization supporting fresh, innovative leaders, “engaging the brightest minds in local government,” and we are one hundred percent aligned with its team, membership and mission of: Providing timely, relevant, real content Fostering authentic, meaningful connections Expecting...
ProudCity Accessibility Checker

New ProudCity Accessibility Checker helps governments better meet web accessibility requirements

Posted on August 1, 2018

As we previously wrote, government website accessibility is extremely important to ProudCity, and we continuously work to ensure and improve on government adherence to all related guidelines and requirements. Now officially in BETA, our new ProudCity Accessibility Checker helps governments understand and stay updated on pertinent accessibility issues and continue to maintain AA compliance. PAC...
ProudCity Releases

ProudCity 1.59.0 Release

Posted on July 26, 2018

This is a security and maintenance release. The WordPress Core 4.9.7 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? There should be no noticeable changes in...
Government website accessibility

Building more accessible government websites

Posted on July 12, 2018

It is imperative that governments adhere to web accessibility guidelines. Most importantly, because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it will increasingly become a legal issue for governments who don’t actively adhere to these standards. The Americans with Disabilities Act is a broad government policy, not specific to technology, however, there are...
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