Full site design and build for author Maria Dong, including custom templating and auto-generating views for short stories and editorial testimonials.
Deployed to: MariaDong.com.
Client keywords/request included: "dark, beautiful, vibrant, starry, hopeful, futuristic."
Built on: Django, hosted on PA.
Special features include:
- Custom CSS design from scratch, featuring animated header and main menu.
- "Shutter-style" animated page transitions.
- Integrated Django admin console for ease of database updates.
- Custom short fiction app that auto-generates listings for three different views, including condensed, expanded, and filter by genre.
- Custom testimonials app that auto-generates self-linking TOC, allowing for ease of navigation.
- Custom blog app.
- Contact form with SMTP integration and integrated captcha using Django-Simple-Captcha.
- Two-click updates via Git pull and single-file database upload.