So Many Features Functions Modules Tools For Your Sites.


Absolutely packed full of powerful modules and web tools, CivicSites provides more functionality, flexibility and ways of creating & maintaining beautiful websites than any other website hosting provider anywhere. With all these tools, you'll quickly see why our system is easier to use and creates better looking websites.  Don't believe us?  Click below to take a guided test drive of all that CivicSites has to offer or click on any of the feature icons above for more information.


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Fully Responsive & Mobile Friendly

Your users need to be able to access every part of your website quickly and easily from any type of fixed or portable device, including all type of mobile phones, laptops, desktops, tablets, and a wide variety of Internet browsers.  Our design team ensures your sites work perfectly regardless of how they are being accessed.

 

 


 

Simple and Intuitive User Interface

What good is a beautiful website if it isn't easy for administrators to quickly & easily update and manage?  CivicSites was specifically designed with ease of use and management in mind for all level of users.  No complicated menus, special knowledge of HTML or other software is required.  Our WYSIWYG editing tools make managing content as easy as writing an email.

 
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Easy to use WYSIWYG Text Editor

We say it's like "Word on the web", and our customer say it's the fastest and easiest way to manage their websites. With a simple, clean logical layout, and tons of flexibility and functionality, our text editor is easy for people to learn quickly, and is carried throughout most of our modules to ensure consistency in usage. It even comes with built-in version tracking, work-flow approval capabilities, the ability to embed other modules and code, a robust spell checker, and even an ADA compliance checker to ensure that your content is entered correctly for all users.

 

 


 

ADA Compliance Checker

ADA compliance is absolutely critical in today's litigious environment, and has cost some organizations tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees and law suits. Plus, with the wide variety of users accessing your sites, with an equally wide variety of unique needs, it just makes good common sense to make sure that your site is fully compliant. Our built-in compliance checker will keep your site in check, and keep all of your users happy.

 
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Taking ADA Compliance to the Next Level

While our built-in ADA compliance checker helps to ensure that your content meets all ADA standards, only CivicSites goes above and beyond by including tools to further assist all users with special assistance needs. With our ADA Assist button, users can easily change the font size of the entire site, change colors and contrasts, enlarge the mouse cursor, and even have the entire website read aloud to them! Only CivicSites brings your users this extra level of compliance and user assistance to ensure that everyone has equal access and use of your website.

 

 


 

Drag & Drop Content, Pages and More

Anyone who's ever worked on a website will agree that the easiest way to manage your content is by being able to simply "drag" it to where you want it, and just "drop" it where it needs to be.  We couldn't agree more!  In fact, we use the same simple concept in almost everything we do.  With CivicSites, you can Drag & Drop your pages to the order that you want the, You can Drag & Drop an content or module anywhere you want on the page.  You can even use the drag and drop concept within our modules for things like building out forms, managing multiple links, announcements, and even calendar items.  Keeping things simple to understand and use has always been our primary focus.

 
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Even Drag & Drop to upload Unlimited Files

Because your file storage is completely UNLIMITED with CivicSites, we make the process of getting your documents, photos and videos on your site as easy as possible. Simply 'Drag & Drop' files from your computer or other storage source directly into your website.

 

 


 

File Management Made Easy

On top of being able to get your files to the websites quickly and easily, the CivicSites file manager makes the process of organizing and accessing all those file a breeze! Through the clean and intuitive interface, you'll be able to create an number of folders and subfolders for all of your files, and even have the ability to encrypt or share those files with any users, user roles, or user groups. The level of flexibility within the file manager gives you limiltless control over who gets to see, download or change any files in the system.

 
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Active Directory Synchronization via LDAP

Because our typical client has hundreds or even thousands of users, we make the process of managing, supporting and importing all of those users a snap. By synchronizing with existing Active Directory servers in your your network, our websites will import all of your users, or any user groups you select, so that those users will then be able to access our website with the same login credentials that they use in your network. This reduces the likelyhood of users forgetting passwords, since they don't have to create a new ones, and makes the process of importing all of your users seemless and instantaneous.

 

 


 

Traffic & Analytics Built In

Knowing what's working for your users and what's not is critical to creating and maintaining a great website with a high number of repeat visitors. With our built-in analytics tools, much like Google Analytics, you'll know exactly how many visitors have come to your site on any given date or date range, what browser they used to view your site, what key words they used to find it, how long the average user stayed on the site, and much more useful information. There's even built-in reporting and exporting tools to help you keep others informed of your websites' traffic and visitor activity.

 
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Onsite and Web-Based Training

Our customers receive unlimited onsite or web-based training, depending on the best option for their needs and availability. While we prefer the face-to-face experience of on-site training, we often find that conflicting user schedules or limited facilities require that we perform training remotely via web meetings. Sometimes we'll even have a combination of onsite training, with remote attentees watching the training. Whatever works best for our customers is what we do. Plus, we don't even charge for our training, even if it's onsite! There's not even a daily fee or additional fees that all of our competitors charge. For web-based training, there's never a charge of any kind.

 

 


 

Complete Content Migration

For new CivicSites customers, we manually migrate every page, picture, link, document, and everything from your old site to your new site to ensure a smooth cut-over from your old service provider. Along the way, with the idea of 'garbage in - garbage out", we work closely with all new clients to explore new or better ways of organizing content and arranging various items to make the new website the best it can be with your old content.

 
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Unlimited Live Customer Support

With so many website hosting solutions, you're on your own after the purchase, or you have to purchase a "support plan", or you're charged continously everytime you need asistance. None of that is the case with CivicSites! We provide UNLIMITED support to all of our users via toll-free phone calls, direct emails to our team or your dedicated support rep, via help desk trouble tickets, or live chat from inside any website. We take customer support to an almost obsessive level to ensure that your experience is a pleasant and uncomplicated one, and we're here for you every step of the way.

 

 


 

99.99% Uptime Guaranteed

While no technology can ever make the promise of 100% uptime, we've gotten REALLY close, and can guarantee a reliability factor of 99.99%, calculated on a monthly basis. That mens that you can rest easy with the knowledge that your sites are going to be ready and available for you and your users whenever you want them to be. We even go so far as to offer a full reimbursement for days where we've fallen below that guaranteed uptime percent. Nobody else in the industry is that confident in their service, but we sure are!

 
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Total Content Mangagement

Another exclusive feature that you'll ONLY find at CivicSItes is our unique service of Total Content Management, whereby we take the entire burden of website content management off you back, and manage every aspect of your site for you. By simply completing a short form to instruct us of what needs to be done, and where, we ensure that your content is immediately added or updated in the best manner possible, with strict adherence to ADA compliance, and as quickly as possible. We do it ALL for you.

 

 


 

Enterprise Level Email & Webmail

Since CivicSites is the only COMPLETE web solution for civic websites, we naturally include UNLIMITED email and webmail with our websites at no additional cost. This means that if you're already hosting your own troublesome email platform, or if you're paying another company to do it for you, then email is another huge portion of your total web presence that we can assume for you. Since it doesn't cost you a thing, and it's completely unlimited in every way, and it's chock full of more powerful email features and function you could ever imagine, why wouldn't you want to pass that headache and expense over to us?

 
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News and Articles

The Articles modules allows site administrators to easily create and manage multiple news articles for all types of events and activities. With built-in work flow capabilities, version tracking, multiple styles and templates, social media integrations, and more, you'll find that even the least experienced administrators can create beautiful articles as easily as creating an email or working in MS Word.

 

 


 

User and Departmental Blogs

Blogging, much like Articles is a great way for users and departments to share information with your website visitors. With all the same features and functionality found in our Articles module, the Blog module is more specific to a single user, group or department, and often has a narrower range of topics. Creating a great blog that users will want to follow and contribute to is easy in CivicSites!

 
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Calendars and Schedulers

One of our most robust, flexible and powerful tools, the Calendar module has something for everyone and every need. Display upcoming events in a month view, week view, list, view or create custom styles and formats. With social interaction & integration, reservations and registration functionality, multiple & departmental calendars, Google Calendar synching, and much more, there's literally no limit to the possibilities of this incredible module.

 

 


 

User and Department Directory

With potentially thousands of users in hundreds of groups and departments, being able to find and contact the right people quickly and easily is critical for civic websites. Whether you manually add your users, import them from a CSV file or synch them with your Active Directory, you'll be able to group users according to departments, jobs, locations or more, and then immediately find them by searching by first name, last name, or department. Once found, simply click a user to email them or gather their posted contact information. It couldn't be easier!

 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Everyone has questions, and now you'll have a great way to provide them the answers! With the CivicSites FAQ module and our continued use of 'Drag & Drop' functionality, you'll be able to group and order questions into multiple categories and sort them by order of most commonly asked, alphabetical, or date entered to help your users even more. Being one of the most commonly searched area of many websites, once you have it in place, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it!

 

 


 

Google Maps Inetgration

Easily create detailed maps that highlight your many office and departmental locations to help people find and get to you. Create an unlimited number of points on a map any size that you want, then enter important information such as contact information to even further help your website visitors. Because this is a CivicSites module, you know that the setup is a breeze, and there's no complicated or third party software needed to quickly get your city or county map up and running.

 
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Surveys, Polls and Form Builder

The best and easiest form builder you've ever seen! With 'drag & drop' functionality, dozens of pre-configured fields and functions, you can quickly build any type of simple or complex form, survey or poll online to create a paperless environment, as well as to collect and infinite amount of data that can be exported for a multitude of uses. With auto-delivery, SQL integration, decision-tree capabilities and much more, there isn't much this module can't do!

 

 


 

Work Order and Support Center

Included with all CivicSites is a fully functional trouble ticketing help desk system to help you easily manage all of the troubles and issues your community or internal users might ever encounter. Being completely customizable to fit your exact needs, you can collect the exact details & information you need so that you can respond accordingly. With auto-delivery, continuous notifications, almost unlimited configuration capabilities, and integration with many other CivicSites modules, the Support Center will become the new hub of activity management for your entire organization.

 
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Job Listings & Employment Management

While most of our clients already have a similar service that they pay for, they quickly find that this free and fully integrated job management application has more features and function, and is easier to manage than any third party system. Post and manage unlimited job opportunities within unlimited departments and groups, and receive online applicant responses that are saved indefinitely within the system, or export of share them with various departments. Managing job listing just doesn't get any easier!

 

 


 

Meeting Minutes

Through the integration of a world class meeting minutes system, you can create, store, share & post real-time meeting minutes, manage various agendas and topics, invite participants or groups, track topics & action items, search and instantly find topics and discussions by keywords or tags. You can even upload unlimited documents and other meeting notes, and then instantly send completed minutes to your teams. Try it once, and you'll never use a note pad again!

 
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Parks and Recreation

CivicSites has partnered with the premier Parks and Recreation Management specialist, RecDesk, to bring you a fully integrated solution to manage any and all of your community's activities. Established for many years in hundreds of towns and cities around the country, your new RecDesk allows you to organize, register and manage unlimited sports teams and groups, maintain a wide variety of facilities, clubs, centers, churches and more.  This mobil-friendly, cloud-based application will bring your community together like never before.

 

 


 

Photo Galleries

Photos are the life of any website, and civic & community websites generally have tons of them that show off and highlight your area. With CivicSites, we make the process of uploading even hundreds of websites fast & easy, and even allow you to group your photos in any number of categories so that your users can instantly find what they are looking for. Since you can upload an UNLIMITED number, all photos are automatically compressed and optimized for the web so that your website is always fast, and you can tag your photos with any key words to help users search and find any specific photos with ease.

 
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Photo Sliders & Banners

Like the animated photos on the home page of CivicSites, you'll be able to create unlimited animated textual and graphical headers & banners for your sites with ease.  Much like creating an animated Power Point presentation, you simply add elements like words or images, and drag them where you want them, and then adjust the timing and effects of each element to create your own masterpiece. While other companies charge huge amounts for custom banner graphics and animations, you'll be able to instantly create your own at any time, and you'll have fun doing it!

 

 


 

Team & Staff Portfolio

Typical users directories are great, but since a picture is truly worth a thousand words, why not go the extra mile with the CivicSites Team Portfolio module to enhance your team like never before. behind each photo that you add will be detailed contact information of that team member, which can be grouped into any number of departments or descriptions. All photos are automatically compressed and optimized for the website to keep your site super fast, and you can quickly upload dozens of users to create an amazing photo directory of your team in just minutes.

 
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Unlimited Video Galleries

Only CivicSites allows you to upload an unlimited number of videos of any size to creating stunning interactive video galleries for your users. No more embedding YouTube or Vimeo videos (unless you really want too!), since there are no limitations to number of videos you can upload. With user ratings, comments, moderation, and more, this will instantly become your Go-To video hosting solution. All videos are pushed to the Amazon cloud to increase your website speed, as well as to craete a secondary backup of all your precious content.

 

 


 

Social Stream

Sure you can easily embed any social media source in your CivicSites website, but with the Social Stream module, you can do SO much more! Easily integrate of to SEVEN diffrent social media sources into one social stream module to create a full "social media wall" that allows your users to sort and filter the content by any or all of the various social media types that they want to see.  Another tool that you'll only find at CivicSites, the Social Stream module is something that everyone wants, but no other web hosting companies provide!

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Yes, There's Still More!

As if this almost over whelming list of features, functions and modules isn't enough, this isn't even the complete and exhaustive list of things included within CivicSites!  We didn't even have room to tell you about the Feedback module, Forums & Group Discussions, Social Journal, iFrames, Email Campaigns, News Tickers, Instant Text & Email Alerts, Social Sharing, Tabbed Content, User Monitoring, YouTube & Vimeo Gallery, Intranet functionality, and yes, even MORE....