Following is a comprehensive list of features available with our websites:
Text Pages - Create pages of content throughout your website. Use basic word processing tools to enter, edit and style text and upload images and links. Content pages are located throughout the site, and can be added wherever needed.
Document Library - Easily categorize, display and store all types of documents. Documents can be available to the public or only for private viewing based on security settings that are set by the website administrator(s).
Calendar - Display your events in either a monthly calendar format or as a list. Individual events can be categorized and all events can be searched to find a specific event. Attach documents or other files to events; link them to other information in the database. Email event invitations directly from the software. Multiple calendars can be maintained (for example a public calendar vs. a board or staff calendar). Visitors to the site can submit events for posting on the calendar.
News - Post news items and articles of interest to your site visitors. All news and articles can be categorized for easy viewing, and all news and articles can be searched for specific items. Older postings are archived and can be easily maintained by setting up “stop date” notices.
Directories - Display information (about members, businesses, staff, etc.) in a secured, searchable online directory. A completely secured listing of general information (name, addresses, phone number, e-mail address) is provided; additional fields can be added based on the needs of your organization. Each individual is assigned a security level based on their level of activity with the organization. Information stored in the website database can be exported for use in print directories, emails, online invoicing and printed mailings. Information can be easily imported from existing databases. Individuals can view and update their profile information directly on the website. Administrators are notified via email of all individual profile updates.
Classified Ads - Post “classified ads” of items or services available to site visitors (such as items for sale, or jobs available). Ads can be categorized for easy viewing and can be secured for private viewing only or open for viewing to the public.
Surveys - Find out what your site visitors are really thinking. Surveys and polls can be easily created and displayed for online voting. Site administrators have access to all results and can export the information into Excel.
Blogs - Easily add one or more blogs to your website and increase communication with your members or clients. Blogs can be password protected and made accessible to only select groups. In addition, the ability to comment on a blog can be turned on or off, and comments are subject to approval prior to publishing.
Links - Create a library of website links of interest to site visitors. Categorize and post all types of external website links. Site visitors can search for specific links. Site visitors can also submit links for posting on the site.
Map and Directions - Display an online map and provide directions to help clients or member find your association or business.
Online Forms - Create online forms to gather information, receive service requests, make reservations, etc. Enable site visitors to request maintenance service, report a problem, ask a question, or reserve space. Forms are easily customized to meet your needs. Completed forms are automatically emailed to recipients as determined by the site administrator(s).
Broadcast Email - Send emails to individuals, selected groups, or your entire directory. Send automated emails to welcome new members or clients (which include usernames and passwords), notify them of events, inform them of fees that are due, and provide forgotten username and password information as needed.
Photo Gallery - Easily create photo galleries on your website. Site visitors can search for photos by category or name. Site visitors can also submit photos online for posting on the site.
Video - Upload videos to your website. Create collections of videos (ie, all speeches given during the year) and link videos to other content on the site (ie, events or news items). Upload videos directly to the site or embed videos from other sources (ie. YouTube).
Podcasts - Upload podcasts that can be integrated with other content items on the site (e.g., news items, events).
Groups/Clubs - Create mini-sites for groups within your organization (e.g., clubs, committees, boards). These one page mini-sites are displayed on your website and allow you to present specific information about the group, such as a list of members and contact information, schedule of events, a list of relevant documents and photos, and text describing the group and what they do. Group pages can be viewable by the public or can be limited to certain members or clients as determined by the site administrator(s). Group pages can be easily added, edited and deleted.
Frequently Asked Questions - Post commonly asked questions and their answers.
E-Commerce - Add our fully secure E-Commerce Module to your website. This module allows you to accept online payments via your website for such things as dues or assessment payments or events requiring registration and payment.
The e-commerce module is fully integrated into the software and avoids sending your site visitors to external, third-party websites. All transactions are managed through the same interface within the administration site. From this central location, transactions can be viewed, searched, categorized, and acted upon. Additionally, manual transactions can be processed by administrators through a virtual payment terminal.
Style/Design Options - Customize the look and feel of your website by uploading your logo to the home page. Modify the color palette of the site to match your organization’s color scheme or brand. Display the date, time and weather in your area. Highlights from your calendar and news section can be set to display on your home page. A scrolling message to alert site visitors to an event or other important information can also be included on your home page.
Site Search - Add comprehensive site search to your website; provided by Google.
Email Accounts - Up to 10 email accounts are provided for use by your association or business.
Security Administration - All users of the website can be assigned to a security level that allows them access to specific content. Assign unlimited site administrators; administrators have access to all website content. Administrators determine the security level (public or private) of each page on the site. Administrators can also assign individual website users access to edit specific pages, if desired.
Navigation Management - Administrators can hide any navigation item not used, or add additional tabs to the navigation as needed. The order or names of your site’s navigation tabs can be changed simply by contacting Levine Lane and Associates. If you need additional pages, just request them. Navigation changes and page additions are provided for no additional charge within 48 hours of receipt of the request.
Website Analytics & Reporting - A multitude of data is captured regarding who is visiting your website and what pages they are accessing. Administrators can track website activity on a daily, weekly or monthly basis through easy to read graphs and charts. In addition, there are many reports available with the software to help you manage the data stored on your website. Simply select the report you want, click the link and see the data you are interested in (e.g., how many news items have documents attached to them or what events are occurring at a certain location).
Online Help - A comprehensive and searchable user’s guide that describes each feature and how to use is also included, as well as a training website that includes written instructions, frequently asked questions and information about upcoming training webinars.
Site Storage - Each website comes with up to a total of 1GB of available storage.