International Living, a publisher of overseas investing and retirement advice, was seeking a complete overhaul for their online publications and products site. This included new design, page and post layout flexibility, integration of a customized authentication system, and new CMS functionality. The project began with an discovery process, where detailed project requirements were determined and…

Alex was recently interviewed by Sally Strebel at the Page.ly Blog under their “WordPress Heavy Hitters” series. Head over the the interview to read more about: What Crowd Favorite is working on Insight into the company’s success Working with WordPress HelpCenter and Crowd Favorite The future of WordPress Here’s a quick quote explaining how we…

Crowd Favorite worked closely with the clever folks at Crispin Porter + Bogusky to implement the new TDI Clean Diesel site. While the content of the site is powered by WordPress, the most interesting aspect is the use of BuddyPress to power the TankWars. Each driver’s profile contains their best milage score and rankings. Users…

Working with the great folks at Crispin Porter + Bogusky we acted quickly to launch a single-serving WordPress blog for a new Domino’s marketing campaign. The Pizza Turnaround site acts as a showcase explaining Domino’s latest recipe change. The blog features recent media mentions, documentary videos, and commentary from individuals on Twitter. We handled the…

MoneyMorning.com was looking for a complete facelift and new functionality for their website that provides free financial news and serves as an advertising platform for their products. The main goals were to implement a new design, gain greater control over page layouts, and have a more sophisticated advertising system. We worked with them to create…

Crowd Favorite was approached by the nice folks at WordPress.com VIP on behalf of the People’s Choice Awards. When they told us they were interested in live-blogging functionality we immediately knew the Carrington theme framework would quickly allow for what they wanted. Live blogging: just a plugin away The live blogging mechanism has been implemented…

Jabber wanted to offer their customers a set of rich, client-side only libraries that would easily allow XMPP insertion on websites. Crowd Favorite and Jabber collaboratively defined the feature-set for the first release to include: tabbed one-to-one chat, group chat, and push notification. Since Jabber is a local Denver-based client we were able to have…

Help build a home for: Walt Mossberg’s columns and blog, Kara Swisher’s BoomTown, John Paczkowski’s Digital Daily, Wall Street Journal content, multiple other contributors, and the D Conference? Sign us up! On top of that, we integrated related posts, featured posts, ShareThis, author photographs, advertising, ethics statements, and video. It was an aggressive build schedule…