Charlie Harvey

House of the Commons

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This week’s voluntary web project was helping the folks from House of the Commons with their wordpress site.

House of the Commons is a four day event organised by citizens, activists and housing professionals concerned with the UK housing crisis, specifically focusing on Oxford, but with a UK outlook It is definitely worth checking it out.

Their site is self-hosted Wordpress with the free Ambling bellows theme. They needed some help getting the site working as expected. Specifically:

  • Sorting out the menu system
  • Setting up social sharing buttons
  • Getting the recent posts plugin setup so that they could have a static front page that showed recent news
  • Tweaking the theme a bit

They were great to work with, especially because they knew exactly what they wanted their site to do. I am looking forward to the event!


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