Drupal PHP Social Networking Site

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Bids
6
Avg Bid (USD)
$807
Project Budget (USD)
$500 - $1200

Project Description:
I am looking for a PHP developer with experience with Drupal, who can provide a portfolio of Drupal
projects.

Experience with development of social networking websites preferred.

Skills Required:

PHP
CSS
HTML
Modifying/Developing modules for Drupal

Project Retirements:

Blogs
? All Users can rate posts
? blogs should be organized by topic
? and users should be able to search them

Forums
? Users can rate each post, posts with lowest ranking (1 out of 5)
? ? ? ? ? hidden by default, like text comments in youtube

? one other requirement, after an NDA is signed.



Self-Organizing groups,
? ? ? more details after an NDA is signed.

A front portal-like page
? which will display latests and highest rated posts (with a min. number of votes - such as 10)
? ? from both the forums and blogs.

Accounts:

? - the same account is used for blogs and forum

? - All accounts expire after a preset number of days (selected by admin)
? ? unless specifically checked by admin not to expire
? ? ? - the admin should be able to turn this feature on and off

? - All accounts sent a billing message a preset number of days after registering (# of days changable by admin)

? - 2 types of user accounts will be required "trial" and "full", all accounts start as being
? ? trial, can be upgraded to full.

? - non registered users can only browse for 10-20 page views before being asked to register
? ? ? to register the accounts require only a name and an email,
? ? Other standard info can be entered later in the accounts page (full name, interests,
? ? ? address, etc. see myspace and other simmilar websites)
? ?
? ? - Registration should include a captcha and? the password should be auto generated and emailed to the user,? to reduce spam.

? - special accounts : moderator who can delete,edit forum/blog entries,
? ? and admin who can backup/restore db, delete users, promote users from trial to full? ? and back, create new users, create posts under arbitrary usernames and dates.
? ? ?
? - Buddy lists, private messaging




## Deliverables

Design:

? While graphic design will not be expected for this project. Some basic CSS and HTML -based? ? layout is required, the successful bidder will be sent graphic outlines of the layout for? the front page, the blog pages, and the forum, as well as color-themes.

Previous Experience:

? I would be desirable for the bidders to have previous experience with Drupal and Social Networking
? so please send links to live websites that you have put together that illustrate your knowledge of these.

Communication:

? Good communication is crucial to the successful completion of a project, please make a point of replying
? to all of my posts on the RAC project forum as soon as you can.

Timeline:

? Please submit with your bid a timeline of how you plan to complete this project. On this timeline milestones will be based.

Misc:

? These are all of the requirements / specifications that? I have, I do not have a database scheme, etc. If you? ? need clarification please ask before making your bid. Aside from interface concept art,? ? and more details about the groups? and forums? which will be available to the successful bidder after signing? ? the NDA.

Skills required:
CSS, Engineering, MySQL, PHP, Project Management, Software Architecture, Software Testing, Web Hosting, Website Management, Website Testing
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