Macaulay Honors College at CUNY is a highly selective college where New York’s most promising students receive the financial and academic support to realize their leadership potential. The students here enrol as undergraduates in one of the eight CUNY colleges and take most of their courses at their home campus where they can meet with advisors and other students in the campus’s Honors lounge. The advisor-to-student ratio at Macaulay is among the highest at US Honors College, providing exceptional academic and professional guidance to each student.
Atlogys was hired to build the technology backend for this user-facing website using a CMS (content Management System) at its backbone. Atlogys worked with the UI design team to finalize and freeze the various WordPress templates and its variations. Atlogys developed all pages of the website, integrated the frontend interface using HTML5/CSS3, wrote the backend API services and connected with the database. The site was then launched in production using elastic compute cloud architecture on AWS.
The website is available here: https://macaulay.cuny.edu/
This site uses a complex custom WordPresstemplates. Approx. 13 new templates were made with around 30+ variations. First task was to create a taxonomy of all pages in form of templates and variations. Templates like Interstitial-Wide, Interstitial – Collage, Article – Page, Form (general) etc were mapped and created. Then to divide each page into modules and map each module with content type. Each content type was further broken down into tags and links.
Approximately 600+ man Hours of work over 4 months inclusive of full regression and integration testing across responsive screens.