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BackStage Boston

BackStageBoston.com was developed as a working experiment in building a massive site, using the Joomla! CMS, combining a social network, forums, groups, blogs, directories, video sharing, and a news portal. The site includes user profile pages and comprehensive social networking tools.

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http://backstageboston.com
Home Page
Profile Page (top)
Profile Page (bottom)
Directory
Video Sharing
Calendar
Forums
Blog
Blog Post
Photo Sharing

BackStageBoston.com

Home Page

BackStageBoston.com was developed as a working experiment in building a massive site, using the Joomla! CMS, combining a social network, forums, groups, blogs, directories, video sharing, and a portal to New England arts and entertainment news.

BackStageBoston.com

Profile Page (top)

Each BSB user is able to create a complex profile to display a broad range of personal and professional information. The social networking features of the site were built using Community Builder.

BackStageBoston.com

Profile Page (bottom)

The bottom of the profile pages show your connections to other members, comments from visitors to your page, and your activity within the site.

BackStageBoston.com

Directory

This component of the site is a searchable, filterable directory of services and organizations.

BackStageBoston.com

Video Sharing

BSB includes a video sharing component that enables users to upload audio and video directly to the site or include media already uploaded to sites like YouTube.

BackStageBoston.com

Calendar

A searchable, sortable calendar of events added by users and administrators.

BackStageBoston.com

Forums

The forums, built using, FireBoard are used for a variety of purposes, including job postings and news announcements.

BackStageBoston.com

Blog

The blog was built using the MyBlog Joomla! component.

BackStageBoston.com

Blog Post

Site members each get their own blog to post in, which then feed into the site's main blog.

BackStageBoston.com

Photo Sharing

The site also provides a space for users to upload photos or share images hosted on other sites, like Flickr.