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A reminder of this opportunity, which requires only minimal familiarity 
with WordPress.  It's not glamorous, but it's important!

On 6/29/16 9:04 AM, Kevin Hawkins wrote:
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> *RFQ: Phase 1 of Migration of TEI-C website to WordPress*
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> *The Text Encoding Initiative Consortium (TEI-C) 
> <http://www.tei-c.org/index.xml>, an international organization that 
> develops and maintains a standard for representing texts in digital 
> form, plans to commission a new website for the organization, 
> replacing the core of the old website that currently runs on a 
> customized version of OpenCMS with a WordPress instance. The TEI-C 
> seeks quotations from freelancers interested in carrying out this work 
> in coordination with the TEI webmaster. Preference will be given to 
> candidates willing to collaborate with the TEI webmaster using 
> screensharing or in person in Denton, Texas.*
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> While a new information architecture and design for the site are 
> planned for Phase 2, the first step (Phase 1) is simply to replace the 
> existing OpenCMS site with a WordPress instance.
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> While there are various subdomains under tei-c.org, this project 
> concerns only a portion of the pages on the domain 
> <http://www.tei-c.org>www.tei-c.org. Specifically, it concerns only 
> those pages, including the homepage, that have a common footer with a 
> row of buttons and links. There are approximately 500 pages at this time.
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> By August 1, 2016, the TEI webmaster will:
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>     Set up a WordPress instance.
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>     Install the HTML Import module
>     <https://wordpress.org/plugins/import-html-pages/>(or other
>     modules upon request) to assist with the content migration.
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>     Share administrative credentials for the new site.
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>     Provide guidance on integration with components of the old site
>     not under OpenCMS.
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>     Coordinate a freeze of all content updates on the existing site
>     during the migration.
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>     Coordinate with the system administrator on updating domain names
>     and implementing redirects.
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> By September 1, 2016, you will:
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>     Recreate (though not necessarily exactly) the current site design
>     in WordPress by choosing an appropriate theme.
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> 2.
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>     Migrate each page served from OpenCMS (the HTML version, not the
>     XML source) of the old site to the new site, likely with the help
>     of the HTML Import module, recreating the page hierarchy and,
>     where possible, the navigation menus.
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>     Keep a mapping of old to new URLs to allow for redirects to be put
>     into place after the migration (unless using the HTML Import
>     module, which generates this automatically).
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> 4.
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>     Address errors in the migration process reported by October 1, 2016.
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> Following completion of these tasks, the TEI-C, incorporated in the 
> State of Virginia, will pay you in US dollars based on your quotation.
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> If interested in providing these services, please send email 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask] July 12, 2016, with:
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>     the quotation (total price) for completing the tasks above
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>     a note about your willingness to collaborate by sharing screens or
>     in person in Denton, Texas
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> If you have any questions, please also contact 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]
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> Bidders will be notified of the status of their bid by July 20, 2016.
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