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Website Camp Jinja 2021

December 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - December 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

On Thur 9th and Fri 10th December, 2021 volunteer developers will meet at The Innovation Village, Jinja, to design websites for startups and non-profit organizations. The theme of the event is ‘coding for charity’.

An event where startups, non-profits, and entrepreneurs doing great work in the local community are paired up with teams of digital professionals. Then over the course of a 2-day camp, these teams will collaborate and build something amazing for their organization that will help them grow their outreach and positively impact how they contribute to the community.

 

Unlike before, where website camps have been supporting only only NGOs, during the Jinja 2021 website camp in partnership with the Innovation Village will in a special way support local businesses and startups too.

 

At the beginning of the camp, domain names will be registered for each of the startups /NGOs, web hosting setup and WordPress software installed on the live servers.

Each startup will then be paired with a developer to embark on designing the website with guidance and monitoring by the organizers.

WORKSHOP FEATURES

  • No technical knowledge required –  HTML, CSS, JavaScript, you don’t need to know anything – just basic computer literacy skills.
  • Teaching right from scratch – Like what’s a domain and how to purchase it?
  • Limited Seats – So Guidance and Hand holding for everyone at each step. You won’t feel lost at all.
  • You’re the owner – We will guide the startups to purchase economical domain and web hosting at their cost as it’s going to be their property.

Website Features

The websites created will be:

  • Powered by WordPress CMS, easy to use and update.
  • Responsive – Have support for Mobile, Tablet and Desktop
  • Search Engine Optimized Visibility 92%
  • Secure and Fast loading

 

DETAILED PROGRAM

Day #1 – Thursday 9TH Dec, 2021

Time Item
8:00 – 9:00 am Arrival, registration
9:00-10:30 am

 

WEBSITECAMP OPENING

 

●      Introductions (Hosts, Organizers, Sponsors, Developers, Volunteers, Startups/NGOs)

●      Expectations and ground rules

●      Program Overview

●      Presentation: Websites 101:

○      Value of owning a website

○      Choice of domain names and web hosting

○      Design and maintenance overview

○      Q&A / FAQs

10:30-11:00 am HEALTH BREAK
11:00 -1:00 pm

 

TEAM FORMATION AND WEBSITE SETUP

●      Team Formation

●      Team discussions on layout, menu and functionality for each site

●      Review of submitted Web Data / compilation checklist

●      Installation of WordPress and necessary plugins

●      Creation of pages, theme installation and customization

1:00 – 2:00 pm LUNCH
2:00 – 4:30 pm

DESIGN SESSION 1

●      Header / Footer design, social media linking

●      Home page design

●      Working on other pages (population of content)

●      Blog setup and posting of sample blog posts

●      Working on plugin functionality (e.g contact forms, signup forms, etc)

●      Security, Speed, and Search Engine Optimization

 

Day #2 – Friday 10TH Dec, 2021

Time Item
8:00 – 9:00 am

DIGITAL MARKETING

●      Arrival, overview of Day1,

●      Presentation: Traditional vs Digital Marketing

●      Tweet Session

9:00-10:30 am

USER TRAINING

●      User Training (Blogging)
10:30-11:00 am HEALTH BREAK
11:00 -1:00 pm

CONCLUSION

●      Final Testing and Tweaks

●      Concluding remarks and way forward

●      Group Photo

1:00 – 2:00 pm LUNCH
2:00 – 4:30 pm ●      Departure

 

Call/ WhatsApp 0706622114 / 0776960740 or Visit websitecamp.org for more on how you can get involved in the camp.

Details

Start:
December 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://websitecamp.org

Organizer

Jinja WordPress Meetup
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Jinja-WordPress-Meetup/

Venue

The Innovation Village, Jinja
The Innovation Village- Jinja, Plot 5 Main Street
Jinja, Eastern 256 Uganda
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Phone:
0776818324
Website:
https://innovationvillage.co.ug/the-innovation-village-jinja-counts-its-2021-wins/

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