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CMS website with Product Catalogue

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Project Budget
$500 - $5000 USD
Total Bids
16
Project Description

Build a CMS (preferably MODx) website with product catalogue and (future) e-commerce capabilities.

Our requirements:
* Clean table-free code with all the bells & whistles of w3c compliant xhtml, css, semantic structure, accessibility, flawless javascript implementation, etc. We'll sort out the details, but you know what we mean if you are the right talent for this
* Full documentation in code
* Additional documentation for external admins if needed for maintenance (no formatting needed)
* Setup and configuration of site at host
* 100% working site when launched


Your skills:
* Meticulous attention to details
* Good communication skills
* Problem solving by nature
* Absolutely comfortable with development of MODx (snippets etc)
* Capability to deliver according to the project specs


## Deliverables

**SPECIFICATIONS:**
Preferrably MODx if the below requirements can be met. Please comment.

**coding**
* Tableless design (except for tabular data)
* Relative font sizes
* CSS 2.1
* Functionally grouped css
* CSS reset: [url removed, login to view]
* No inline CSS or Javascript, complete separation of html, scripts and css
* Microformats, [url removed, login to view]
* Semantic code, search engine optimized code layout, e.g. content early in code
* W3C Valid Shorthand, please make sure that the code not only is World Wide Web Consortium compliant, but optimized for reduced selector use, file size and advanced use of semantics.
* Conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 [url removed, login to view]
* Non-conflicting javascript libraries
* sIFR technology implemented [url removed, login to view]
* Must pass W3C- validation: [url removed, login to view]
* Extensive and coherent code comments in code, for example: [url removed, login to view]



**functionality**
* Cms driven website, preferably MODx, (Open Source)
* Product catalogue with: Diversified 4 level user access, controlling view access rights per product category
* Multi-level product categories: Classification, Product Group, Product Type
* Multiple fields per product including Article number, Name, Material, Weight, Dimensions, Fits on, Fits in, Color 1, Color 2, Color 3, Color 4, Color 5, Features, Caption, Short text, full description (where full description is accessible only to select user levels either by field level access restriction or document nesting), Notes, Sort order, In Stock PLUS all additional fields needed for ecommerce maintenance, (i.e. Taxes etc)
* Ability to add custom fields
* Multi-lingual product catalogue w parallell input interface (i.e. multiple languages displayed side by side, in the same back-end page for easy comparison and review)
* Capability to add instructional videos for products.
* The usuals, such as:
* Start page
* About us
* Search (with advanced Product Catalogue search option, see Product fields)
* News
* User feedback
* List of Retailers page w. logos
* General page template catering for more or less static pages such as: Production, Our Mission, Our methods etc
* Note: All pages should be realised according to MODx standards so that new pages can be added and accessed via Wayfinder functionality


**delivery**

* All the above
* Site uploaded and running at specified hosting service (our host will meet cms-requirements)
* basic documentation for admin,
* Additional documentation (no special formatting needed, rtf will do) for external admins if needed for maintenance, if solution diverts from default cms functionality where documentation is readily accessible
* Setup and configuration of site at host
* 100% working site when launched
* No content input needed except for dummy images and text (eg Lorem ipsum..) when needed for clarity.

**support**

* Please quote policy/rates for aftersales support, i.e. additions, bug fixes, etc.

**optional**

* Fully functional FoxyCart integration, with credit card payment and Stock balance update of cms catalogue database: [url removed, login to view]
* please state if:

1. your bid includes this
2. your bid does not include this, but you can accomplish this if offered later
3. you cannot accomplish FoxyCart integration


* * *This broadcast message was sent to all bidders on Thursday Jan 29, 2009 6:28:30 PM:



PLEASE NOTE: You are not supposed to do the overall graphic design of this site. The design of this site must exactly match mock-up examples of selected central pages, with fonts, backgrounds, navigational functionality etc.(i.e. photoshop to css conversion). These design images are being developed and will be provided if you win the bidding. Thank you.
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Dear Providers, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for your quotes, generous efforts and professional comments to this bid request. Due to a tight budget and time schedule we have however been forced to solve this with other resources. Looking forward to the possibility to work with you in the future. Thank you! Kindest regards

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