Upadate existing Wordpress site

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We have a Hairstyle-Blog build in Wordpress and have 1,000 pages of content. It is around 5 years old and needs to be modernized and brought up to date. The new site design should be quick loading, mobile friendly and social media engaging. We want an active robust related article functionality that will automatically pull picture thumb nails and meta descriptions whenever user is on an appropriate page (similar to those in use at We intend to emulate several of our competitors features that we feel are quite attractive. COLUMN FORMAT We prefer a two column design with the right hand column a minimum of 240 pixels wide. The Content that we want in the Right Column should be: Weekly Poll Recent Comments Featured Contributor of the week All of these features will be changed often so we want very simple user friendly components that non technical types will find easy to manage. NAVIGATION: we want things to be very easy to find. We would like to see some form of breadcrumb strategy FRONT PAGE Above the Fold (Elle(dot)com best exemplifies the look and feel of what we hope to accomplish) § The above the fold unit should contain (shape and location is flexible) Advertising banner The site logo and branding Top Menu Design Search Box Social Media Buttons § Drop Down Menus We love the style and functionality of the dropdown menus on sheknows(dot)com/channels/beauty-and-style and want that functionality built into the design. Below the Fold to the Footer § The site that best represents our image of a well designed below the fold to the footer section is stylelist(dot)com/ Footer § We are looking for a clean, simple black on white design that is super easy to find things and has lots of white space. Vartro(dot)com/ has an attractive footer INSIDE ARTICLE AND CONTENT PAGES A site that we think does a good job of its inside article pages is: stylebistro(dotcom)/Daily+Dish/articles/LP0SnETRJ3v/3+Celebrity+Inspired+Outfit+Ideas+Steal+Labor Related Articles should always appear at the end of an article something like those at Latest-hairstyles(dot)com We are going to be only considering contractors who provide examples of projects of a similar size, so please do not place a bid without examples of similar projects you have completed successfully. Also please tell us why you are the suitable candidates for this job.

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