Making it easier than ever for a city or town to create a beautiful and easy website for their community. Proud of my coworkers from Automattic for launching this project.
City administrators: Don’t spend thousands of dollars on a proprietary system for your city’s website. We’ve launched WordPress.com/cities as the go-to place to start a site for your city or other municipal body, and there’s no charge to get started. (“Free” is a price that will get every taxpayer on board, and since WordPress.com has been approved as a hosting site for federal government agencies, you can be sure we take security seriously.)
To supplement the impressive stable of existing WordPress.com features like custom domains (i.e., a .gov or .com of your choosing), we’ve added a couple of new ones to help you build the best site you can for residents and visitors alike:
When you sign up, we automatically create the pages most commonly needed on city websites, such as Parks & Recreation, City Hall, and Law Enforcement, and add them to your site’s…
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So will you set one up for our little community so we can stop this FB nonsense?
Mindi, that’s a great idea! I don’t know that I will be dedicated enough to post to it regularly and moderate it, but you’re more than welcome to set one up. It’s super easy. Just follow the steps at https://en.wordpress.com/cities/.
I think it would take a few people to manage such a site. I’m out for now, but maybe we can convince someone to do it 😉