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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: A couple of weeks ago, Aspiration (SSC’s mama organization) held the 2008 Nonprofit Software Development Summit which basically brought over a hundred nonprofit techie geeks together in Oakland, CA to hash out the current state of affairs with regard to, you guessed it, nonprofit software development. So many people and […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Hey, Marc Laporte and the good folks at TikiWiki are keeping a list called the “Wiki Landscape” that pulls together information on the most popular Wiki engines. According to (who else?) Wikipedia, a wiki “is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Twitter is everywhere these days. If you aren’t Twittering away your life, you can rest assured that your mailman, nephew and boss are. Twitter, for the uninitiated, is a mini-blogging tool that allows you to post small status updates that are no more than 140 characters long. Users can get […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Over the weekend, I went to Bay Area Drupal Camp (BADcamp) and dug into another CMS. Drupal, like Joomla!, is an open source Content Management System that allows you to create websites through content organization and management. In Drupal, you add “nodes” (pieces of content) to a basic framework to […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Did you know that you can embed any SSC Community Toolbox right into another web page?  It’s simple and perfect for when you want to show the contents of a toolbox right within your own web page rather than linking to Social Source Commons.  Let’s check out how it’s done:f7ql22xlq23bsp4d5rh9begbv8l181ae […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: A little while back, I asked my fellow CTC VISTAs what software tools they were using to get an idea about their nonprofit tool use.  I received great feedback and took it all to create the CTC VISTA Tools Toolbox on Social Source Commons.  After talking to a few VISTAs, […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Over the weekend, on Saturday, I was lucky enough to take part in the 2nd annual Bay Area Joomla! Day at Google in Mountain View, CA.  For those of you who aren’t in the know, Joomla!hxrqf8s4bihb0w0opdvmkd0o2swscvcj is a free and open-source Content Management System (CMS).  CMS’s are designed to enable […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Creating a Community Toolbox on Social Source Commons is one of the great ways in which users can become actively involved with the site.  Toolboxes are created in order to organize the tools that you use into understandable and useful collections.  When your account is first created, you have your […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Have you ever wondered what those little orange antenna buttons floating around the Social Source Commons website were for?  Well, my friends, you are about to learn the beauty of “Feeds,” a nifty little feature on SSC that lets you keep track of things that you’re interested in.  And if […]

A Few Good Community Toolboxestzjal21vlgxlu5spr7wocfyy9unhg0i0A Few Good Community Toolboxes">A Few Good Community Toolboxeskvmdmpdq8zpxv61h75oi011knpxtpeg0A Few Good Community Toolboxes

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: As far as I am concerned, there is nothing more useful on Social Source Commons than a well-made community toolbox.  A community toolbox is a toolbox that someone has created with a particular theme that they can invite others to build on.  This allows community members to contribute their knowledge […]

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