Technology Used by the Willamson Strong team
We use a lot of open-source and freemium services to create a complete campaign experience. In the spirit of sharing useful knowledge, below are links to all the core components that are using at time of writing. This technology integration was created by a Williamson County Parent.
MailChimp is used to automatically process all registrations and to build the main campaign contact database
Elegant Themes Divi 2.0 is used as the core WordPress theme to provide a complete CMS like experience
CloudFlare is used for security and performance optimization, as the content delivery network (CDN) for Williamson Strong
WordPress can be difficult to secure. We use a variety of protocols to protect information, one of the most useful and simple to use being WordFence.
We use UpDraftPlus to take automatic backups of the website and databases and store on Amazon S3 (free version)
Super Socializer is used for the Social Media Share buttons, Facebook commenting, and other social features of the website
api-mail-router is a custom-written WordPress plugin to integrate Gravity Forms, MailChimp, Podio, Mandrill and Facebook.
facebook-survey login is a wordpress login that allows authentication with facebook as part of any survey workflow
gravity-podio is a wordpress plugin for Gravity Forms that integrates surveys with any custom app in Podio