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Colophon

This colophon describes how the Living Legends website was built using WordPress and selected plugins.

Acknowledgements

This incarnation of the Living Legends web site was created by Lloyd Borrett of Chaordent in August through October 2012.

Living Legends is very grateful for the photographers who have generously provided us with permission to use their photos on this website. They include:

Platform

The Living Legends web site runs using the WordPress v3.4.2 blogging and content management system, an open source solution released under the GNU license scheme. WordPress is a solution built using the PHP scripting language, with MySQL for the database.

The Agency Theme, based on the Genesis Framework from StudioPress is installed.

The following WordPress plugins are installed:

The Living Legends website runs on the Linux operating system, using the Apache web server.

Web Standards

The Living Legends web site respects W3C standards.

Tools

Adobe Illustrator CS5.5 and Adobe PhotoShop CS5.5 are used to build the graphics for the Living Legends web site.

NoteTab Pro and Microsoft Word 2010 are used as the text editors to write the content.

Google Analytics is used to analyse web site traffic and marketing effectiveness.

An Animoto account is used to generate feature and short video slide shows for the web site.

A Bitly account is used for URL shortening and tracking, plus QR Code generation.

Social Media

The Living Legends web site is set up to integrate with the use of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to help us stay connected with our supporters and promote Living Legends.

TweetDeck is used to publish and manage tweets.

We’ve also added support for the social media newcomer Pinterest – see our pinboards at Pinterest.

User Information

The Living Legends web site is optimised for a screen resolution of 1024×800 or higher, with web browsers MS Internet Explorer 6.0 or later, or Mozilla Firefox 1.0 or later.

The Agency Theme is mobile responsive in design.