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I’m sitting looking at my inbox. It’s a bit full – I’ve been away for a week. I’ve done a bunch of culling but in there are three newsletters catching my eye, all from museums or museum related people. Out of interest, I just pasted each one into http://wordcounttools.com. They average 1,400 words each. Here’s my mental […]
Recently, we launched Waterloo 200 (see http://www.nam.ac.uk/waterloo200/ for the live site) and as part of the project the team needed to gather together rich museum object data and other content from a range of sources. The site is a reasonably complex WordPress build, with a number of custom post types to support the rich content on the site. For […]
Prompted by a discussion on the Museums Computer Group list, I thought I’d throw together a quick post to show how we build newsletter-authoring functionality into WordPress, and why. So: the problem as we perceive it is: > MailChimp is much better for sending newsletters, and anyone who tries to convince you to do bulk sending from your WordPress installation is […]