Content for No Depression came from both staff writers and the general public, and promoted content could come from either source. The editorial staff needed to easily flag potential featured content, clean it up, and queue it up for the editor to review; the editor, in turn, needed a simple way to edit content, apply custom styles for special content, and promote it to various placements on the site.
Here's what we created:
- Flag content as "possible feature" for editor review queue
- Flag content as "featured" for more prominent placement
- Custom drag-and-drop UI to customize home page content, columns, and other key content
- ...and much more...