In late 2018, while I was still the State Director for the North Carolina chapter of March For Our Lives, we experienced a rapid period of growth. We were getting chapter signups left and right and the website I had previously built on Squarespace was just not enough. I needed more customization options and the ability to directly integrate tools like Action Network and EveryAction into the web infrastructure. With the limited web development skills I had at the time, I set out to re-design March For Our Lives NC's web infrastructure to better fit the organization's needs. After researching different web platforms, I opted for WordPress, because of its affordability and essentially endless customization options. I didn't know how to competently code HTML or CSS. I began to self-teach myself and found both languages came very naturally to me. So I continued to build out the website, adding different things here and there as I learned more about the languages. Below are some screenshots of different elements, along with their explanations.
If you want to see a live version of the March For Our Lives NC main website, click here!
This is the first part of the homepage, it provided visitors with a call to action and visual of the people power we were trying to demonstrate through this website.
Right below, there is a section with events for the 2020 election. This allowed visitors to quickly see ways in which they could get involved.
There is more to the website, but for the sake of brevity, I'll let people explore it on their own. If you have any questions please reach out!