The following are just brief descriptions
of some of the modules included within the PortalRoom application
suite. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of either modules
or features as these will be covered during a meeting or proposal
Ask the Expert
Providing an area on a site for access
to experts can enhance the users experience as well as ultimately
reducing the human resource need from questions already answered.
Photographs of the "expert" can be included as standard
with each category
The rotational banner advertising
module is fully customisable allowing different sized banners, rotational
or static banners, full statistics tracking and category awareness.
A Yahoo-style directory system which
is fully customisable. Categories and unlimited sub-categories are
included, complete with search and detailed search. Detailed information
about a "link" can be included and the detailed fields
can be customised. Automatic submission is included allowing visitors
to add themselves to the directory and this comes complete with
moderation so that links will not go live until an administrator
has validated the link. An optional plug-in allows for credit card
payments to be taken for directory submissions.
A standard discussion forum, complete
with multiple category creation, flat and threaded views and moderation
can be plugged in as standard. This powerful forum comes complete
with automatic email notification for new messages and a full administration
Our file and document management module
can be utilised in an internet or intranet setting, enabling file
downloads (or uploads) to be accommodated. Any filetype can be uploaded,
but filters can be added to prevent files from being uploaded if
they are not of the correct type.
The employee directory can list personnel
within the organisation, complete with thumbnail photograph, department,
contact information and any other relevant information.
Timed events can be included in by
using our Events module. This module can host multiple categories,
can automatically delist events as they pass and send reminders
to a mailing list for new events as they occur.
This is an enhanced version of a feedback
form that you would normally find on most websites. This form contains
automatic notification to the administrator as well as a fully-customisable
courtesy email to the visitor after they have submitted the form.
Additional fields can also be added to the form as well as submissions
being automatically written directly to a database for backup and
future download purposes.
This module can be customised to "feature"
anything. It is currently being used as a Featured Company module
on a vertical portal site to promote new companies.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our FAQ module comes complete with
multiple categories, search facility, visitor suggestions and full
This is a complete vacancy module,
displaying vacancies alphabetically, by type or by date. This module
also includes the option for visitors to add vacancies directly
to the module, complete with optional credit card transaction capability.
A full bulk emailing utility is included
within the PortalRoom application suite. We are very keen as a company
to promote an ethical use of opt-in mailing lists, so our system
will not allow spam email to be sent. This system is very powerful
and allows for plain text and html emails, as well as the attachment
of images or files. Personalised bulk emailing is standard, customising
each email with the recipients name.
Our marketplace module is used for
classified advertisements and comes complete with credit card transaction
capability for entries, multiple categories and search facility.
A customisable home page allows each
visitor to see a "snapshot" of the information that they
need in one place.
The Portalroom newsletter module displays
a standard newsletter on the site, complete with past archive listings,
photographs and a mailing system to email the newsletter to subscribers.
Password protection can be attached
to any module that requires registration. Please see the registration
module for further information.
Press Release System
We have two version of our Press Release
system one that is open to the public, and the other which
is only open to qualified visitors, such as journalists where access
to the system is achieved via a username and password. Press releases
can include imagery, files and web links and can be downloaded or
emailed directly using a form within the system. Automatic notification
of new releases via email is built in.
Our legal module covers standard information
information can be displayed embedded into a page or via a pop-up
This links with the Password module,
enabling visitors to register to use the site. Depending upon the
site needs, this registration can be automatic, or it can be set
so the administrator validates a registration request before it
The administration of information,
files, images and documents can be managed easily by our resource
directory. Categories, sub-categories and detailed information are
presented in an easy to use system. Uploaded images can be automatically
resized and our systems can even convert from one format into another.
The sponsorship module links with
our Banner advertising module, providing a more sophisticated advertising
solution for both site and category sponsors. The standard features
include a graphic and a brief description which link through to
a more detailed page. Web links and email addresses can be included
Tell a Friend
A very simple module which can work
wonders for traffic if used correctly. By entering a friends name
and email address a visitor will recommend the site to their friend,
who will receive a customised email directly from the site
This module provides an easy mechanism
for suggesting links to site visitors. Links can be added directly
from the administration interface and visitors can suggest links
for inclusion which will not go live until moderated.