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    • This site would not be possible without WordPress – an open source, state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability – and the user community which supports it.
    • It is hosted at DreamHost – a web service provider that has great support for open source software and offers web space and services for small sites at exceptionally affordable prices.
    • The theme used from about 2013 through 2018 was based on Weaver or Weaver II.
    • The current theme is neve.
    • People involved include
      • Janet Weber, the original web manager who hosted the site from 1998-2001
      • Nancy Shoemaker, web manager from 2001 to present and responsible for the migration to WordPress and Dreamhost.
      • Lorraine Elder, web consultant who helped enormously with the redesign of the site in 2003.
      • Marty Folsom, long time editor of the AAUW NC newsletter who provided significant content.
      • Millie Hoffler-Foushee, who, with her daughter, managed the first online registration and payment for an AAUW NC convention in 2002.
      • And many other members of AAUW of North Carolina who have provided content and suggestions over the years.
      • During the winter of 2018-2019, was redesigned by TechTriad Labs  and they continue responsibility for its system maintenance while AAUW members concentrate on content.


  • Plugins used:

    Akismet Anti-spam: Spam Protection 5.3.2  Akismet Anti-spam: Spam Protection 5.3.2
    » Automattic - Anti-spam Team (url)
    Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from spam. Akismet Anti-spam keeps your site protected even while you sleep. To get started: activate the Akismet plugin and then go to your Akismet Settings page to set up your API key.

    AVH Extended Categories Widgets 4.0.6  AVH Extended Categories Widgets 4.0.6
    » Peter van der Does (url)
    Replacement of the category widget to allow for greater customization of the category widget.

    Better Search Replace 1.4.6  Better Search Replace 1.4.6
    » WP Engine (url)
    A small plugin for running a search/replace on your WordPress database.

    Broken Link Checker 2.2.4  Broken Link Checker 2.2.4
    » WPMU DEV (url)
    Checks your blog for broken links and notifies you on the dashboard if any are found.

    Categories by Tag Table 2.14  Categories by Tag Table 2.14
    » haroldstreet (url)
    Display all your Categories as rows and Tags as columns in a html pivot table.

    Classic Editor 1.6.3  Classic Editor 1.6.3
    » WordPress Contributors (url)
    Enables the WordPress classic editor and the old-style Edit Post screen with TinyMCE, Meta Boxes, etc. Supports the older plugins that extend this screen.

    CMS Tree Page View 1.6.8  CMS Tree Page View 1.6.8
    » Jon Christopher (url)
    Adds a CMS-like tree view of all your pages, like the view often found in a page-focused CMS. Use the tree view to edit, view, add pages and search pages (very useful if you have many pages). And with drag and drop you can rearrange the order of your pages. Page management won’t get any easier than this!

    Gravity Forms 2.8.11  Gravity Forms 2.8.11
    » Gravity Forms (url)
    Easily create web forms and manage form entries within the WordPress admin.

    Gravity Forms Survey Add-On 4.0.0  Gravity Forms Survey Add-On 4.0.0
    » Gravity Forms (url)
    Allows you to quickly and easily deploy Surveys on your web site using the power of Gravity Forms.

    Jetpack 13.4.3  Jetpack 13.4.3
    » Automattic (url)
    Security, performance, and marketing tools made by WordPress experts. Jetpack keeps your site protected so you can focus on more important things.

    Mini Loops 1.4.1  Mini Loops 1.4.1
    » Kailey Lampert (url)
    Query posts and display them where you want

    Page Restrict 2.5.5  Page Restrict 2.5.5
    » Matt Martz & Andy Stratton (url)
    Restrict certain pages to logged in users

    Simple Twitter Tweets 4.4  Simple Twitter Tweets 4.4
    » Ashley Sheinwald (url)
    Display last x number tweets from Twitter API stream, store locally in database to present past tweets when failure to access Twitters restrictive API occurs

    Smash Balloon Custom Facebook Feed 4.2.5  Smash Balloon Custom Facebook Feed 4.2.5
    » Smash Balloon (url)
    Add completely customizable Facebook feeds to your WordPress site

    Social Media Widget 4.0.8  Social Media Widget 4.0.8
    » Noah Kagan (url)
    Adds links to all of your social media and sharing site profiles. Tons of icons come in 3 sizes, 4 icon styles, and 4 animations.

    Solid Backups 9.1.12  Solid Backups 9.1.12
    » SolidWP (url)
    Safely store your website with automated backups and one click restore.

    TablePress 2.3.1  TablePress 2.3.1
    » Tobias Bäthge (url)
    Embed beautiful and interactive tables into your WordPress website’s posts and pages, without having to write code!

    User Role Editor 4.64.2  User Role Editor 4.64.2
    » Vladimir Garagulya (url)
    Change/add/delete WordPress user roles and capabilities.

    WP-PluginsUsed 1.50.2  WP-PluginsUsed 1.50.2
    » Lester 'GaMerZ' Chan (url)
    Display WordPress plugins that you currently have (both active and inactive) onto a post/page.

    WP Block Admin  WP Block Admin
    » Callum Macdonald (url)
    Block access to the admin interface based on user capability. The default is only editors and admins are allowed access, but the required capability can be set by editing the plugin file.

    WP Go Maps (formerly WP Google Maps) 9.0.38  WP Go Maps (formerly WP Google Maps) 9.0.38
    » WP Go Maps (formerly WP Google Maps) (url)
    The easiest to use Google Maps plugin! Create custom Google Maps or a map block with high quality markers containing locations, descriptions, images and links. Add your customized map to your WordPress posts and/or pages quickly and easily with the supplied shortcode. No fuss.

    WP Sitemap Page 1.9.4  WP Sitemap Page 1.9.4
    » Tony Archambeau (url)
    Add a sitemap on any page/post using the simple shortcode [wp_sitemap_page]

    Yoast Duplicate Post 4.5  Yoast Duplicate Post 4.5
    » Enrico Battocchi & Team Yoast (url)
    The go-to tool for cloning posts and pages, including the powerful Rewrite & Republish feature.