I have a website about World of Warcraft, and it’s a large database with information about the game. I want to expand my website, so therefore I am looking for a complete makeover of the website.
I am looking for a complete solution with a highly professional team who are able to handle a large project with web design, project management, programming & test and SEO.
I want to put a project manager who are able to administrate the project fully & smoothly including advice, documentation, and client contact to handle the project.
The designer creates sketches/layout of the website and designs the website in modern World of Warcraft style, with great usability and integration.
Moreover I am looking for an experienced programmer who is skilled with .NET/ASP & LUA (World of Warcraft UI Language). It is a must that the candidate is knowledgably with all the programming languages to fulfill and understand the task. Also take part of latest programming standards/technology including comment code and make it fully reusable.
Moreover the candidate must also know about TCP/IP sockets to send the data from the client to the server and output them on the website.
You must have World of Warcraft installed on a test computer to create the application process, so you will need a registered World of Warcraft Account.
Also the candidate should have knowledge to XHTML/XML/RSS so the output are made very SERP/SEO friendly.
The database should be very similar style and functionality to World of Warcraft Database with a different design/layout.
1. Project Management & Research / Test 20% (approx 80 hrs)
Here is the time to do the research and plan the project correctly, get the full data and overview to handle this project optimized and smoothly. Moreover test of the websites/program & documentation.
It is very important to create this process right, the provider inform the customer of design though and handle in drawings before starting to build images.
2. Design / Layout / Sketches & Usability 20% (approx 100 hrs)
* 5 Design layouts must be provided on paper before starting to create in Photoshop.
* [url removed, login to view] Logo design
* Nicely glass effects styles
* Top quality minimalistic design
* Blackish Design
* Good Usability
* Think of Reusability
* Think World of Warcraft style
* Download = big factor not heavily images.
* Use of Design rules
* Use of the Color rules. (Black background is a must)
* Fresh & light text colors (Goldish Font)
* Use of goldish style (World of Warcraft)
Create sketches & drawings for the design layout of the website and the programming (UML)
3. Data Collector Program (20-25% approx 120 hrs)
Create a Data collector in .NET program that can read LUA comma files from clients and send them to my server, where it stores the data into a database.
The data collector (program) must be able to get information:
* Character Info
* Update it self
4. Create the website & solution approx 35-40% (200 hrs)
Output the World of Warcraft data on the website in ASP/XHTML/RSS files.
The Data should be reading from the database on schedule basis and outputted as HTML/XML/RSS and shown on the website.
The Web solution should not be based on pre-builds CMS systems, so therefore the system shall be build from scratch with carefully planning & smart thinking of reusability and redesign. Moreover the website should be coded in ASP and not any other languages.
The solution shall be able to work/tested in all major browsers, clean code that is wc3 validated in latest XHTML standard. Moreover writing physical XHTML files on the disc to prevent heavily database connections, database connections should only be used by absolute necessary, moreover by making a backend system that can write physical XHTML files on schedule bases.
The outputted XHTML use external CSS - Moreover the website layouts of the pages should be SERP/SEO/Usability friendly, easily to crawl by Google/yahoo/msn bots. (most important part)
Since there will be over 100,000 XHTML files which will be updated on weekly/daily basis from the schedule backend system.
Break files in parts and use many includes for great reusability, such as [url removed, login to view], [url removed, login to view], news. [url removed, login to view] etc. Moreover use div and CSS to style the website to get great reusability later on.
URL pages should be considered carefully and categories nicely. [url removed, login to view] so the SERP can read text and we have the ID (555) relation to the database by the same time, this process is very important.
More technical documentation will be handled as the solution evolves for the solution provider.
The Website integration should have the following modules.
* Search function
* Items Database
* Quest Database
* NPC Database
* Image Database
* Character Database (Character information)
* User Registration/Logon/Management (ban/delete/update)
* HTML Files Schedule Update Module (Backend Control Panel)
* Write massive amount of HTML files to disc from database.
* SEO/SERP Friendly.
* UI/Mods Data Manager
* Picture Transformer
* Forums (only install)
* News Frontpage / Comments pages
* File Uploader/ Picture Uploader
* Poll / Quotes System
This task is estimated to 400 - 500 working hours with a team of experienced candidates that are able to fulfill a large project with the respective knowledge. More information can be acquired.
If you think you are the right team of candidates - please let us know.
We strive for a very high quality product and will provide respective knowledge to the solution provider, and looking forward to further corporation with the provider as the time evolves.
All the working properties must be sent to the service buyer, including scripts, codes files, images in PSD format, programs, documents etc, moreover the respective programs, script installed and tested on the server.
Therefore the provider agrees that he is prohibited from reproducing anything of this solution, anywhere or in any public domain. Moreover the provider must be confidential with the respective properties. Moreover the service buyer is the full owner of the respective properties provided by the solution provider which is described in this document.