Looking for an experienced team or individual to develop a website similar to [url removed, login to view] or [url removed, login to view]
Candidates must have sample sites to show as examples of work.
We have on staff developers and will be inspecting code for quality work.
We would prefer that the site be built on the Wordpress framework if possible, but are open to other PHP based CMSes or a custom PHP solution.
Customizing or reusing code from existing scripts, such as [url removed, login to view] is NOT ACCEPTABLE.
Users must be able to register for an account and submit stories, vote on existing stories or comment on stories
Site design must be easily customizable via CSS
Initial design must be simple and clean, like [url removed, login to view]
Submissions are queued for approval
Stories can be voted on, shared on social networks and commented on.
Backend admin system allows for appoval of all content (stories and comments)
Stories submissions can contain photos
Stories submissions can include category tags
Stories can be navigated by category tags
Site will include a number static pages.
Site will include a blog.
Open to any suggested functionality.
Other items the site will include:
General Site Search functionality
User registration and profiles (Users can updated and change password, avatars,etc)
Please send samples of work, and resume or work history.
IMPORTANT: Please start your bid reply with "Howdy!" so we know you have read the entire project description.
Bids that do not start with "Howdy!" will be automatically ignored.
Please review [url removed, login to view] and [url removed, login to view] to see the functionality that we are expecting.
This initial project has the potential for a long-term relationship. We have many more projects like this and work in the queue.
Post to PMB to ask any questions.
50% of the winning bid will be placed in escrow at time of accepted offer. This 50% will be released when the project is FULLY FUNCTIONING for testing purposes on OUR SERVER. Once this phase is complete, the final 50% will be placed in escrow. The final 50% will be released after all bugs are worked out during the testing phase and the site goes live.
We will not pay any upfront money or send any money outside of this site ([url removed, login to view]). Your bid will stay the same as what is agreed upon here and will not increase. Our requirements will not change either. The escrow procedure will not change. We will not escrow any more than what is clearly stated in this Payment disclaimer. If the chosen freelancer does not complete the project in the agreed upon time period, the project will be canceled and no money will be paid. These are the terms, accept them or please do not bid.