About

Wyandotte County’s population is over 157,900 and is comprised of Kansas City, Kansas, Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. Visitors to the County have said that you’ll never meet a more friendly and diverse community of people as those who call this place home. Kansas City, Kansas celebrates its many cultures with more than 30 annual ethnic festivals, such as Polski Day and Cinco de Mayo. In addition to festivals, the community enjoys Wyandotte County’s many attractions, such as the Kansas Speedway, Cabela’s, Village West, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Renaissance Festival, National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, and Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center.

The county operates a vast website with information for all departments, committees, attractions, jobs, and much more. They needed a tool to manage the site and keep content accurate and up to date.

Client Requirements

  • Content Management System that will allow for easy management of content on their website.
  • Provide up to date information on their site.
  • Give the ability to update and create content without any technical knowledge or experience.
  • Scaleable solution that expands with their content management needs.
  • Site page templates that provide a consistent look and feel across the site.
  • New Site design and layout incorporating all departments, such as Human Resources and Purchasing.
  • Complete re-design of their existing site’s structural layout and look and feel.
  • WYSIWYG Rich Text Editor to manage page content, upload pictures, create links, build tables, etc.
  • Simple site navigation with automatically generated menu structures.
  • A module to manage commission and standing committee, meeting agendas and minutes.

Solution

Due to our experience in enterprise content management systems, the county selected AllofE to build a custom web content management system. Designers incorporated desired functionality and look and feel requirements into a completely new site layout. Developers built a custom content management system that allowed the county to quickly and easily update site content. They developed custom modules for meeting agendas and minutes that allowed the county to create pages that automatically were incorporated into searches and dropdown quick links. The system was completed within 3 weeks from project initiation.

Effect

With this customized Content Management System, Wyandotte County benefited from one centralized site management interface; user friendly functionality so that anyone can update the content; and custom modules to manage meeting agendas and minutes. The new system provided the county with a tool to quickly and easily manage site content and automatically generate menu structures, searches, and other navigation features.