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  What is the Map/Location feature?

  • Adds directions to your location
  • Links to MapQuest
  What is the Shopping Cart feature?

  • Catalog or page of products and/or services.
  • Track inventory.
  • Accept payments electronically.
  • Secure Server Certification, merchant account, PayPal, and other set-up can be arranged.
  What is the Contact Form?

  • Form for visitors to use when contacting you.
  • Helps prevent spam by hiding your email address.
  • You decide what information to request in the form.
  • Data is returned to you via email.
  What is the Newsletter Sign-up feature?

  • Visitors use a form to sign up for your newsletters.
  • Opt-out available.
  • Confirmation email is sent upon sign-up or opt-out.
  • Quickly and easily send e-newsletters to everyone on the list.
  What is the Guestbook feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will configure an available guestbook to match your site.
  • Simple administration.
  • You decide if you want an email with each entry.
  • IP address of each visitor is recorded to help with spam control.
  What is the Forum (message board)?

  • OurChurch.Com will install an available message board.
  • Set up topics for community discussions.
  • Guests or members can post - you decide.
  • Fully configurable administrative interface.
  • IP addresses can be blocked.
  • Optional: can be customized to match your site.
  • Optional: can include an integrated chat room.
  What is the Chat Room feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will install an available chat room for your site.
  • Send messages to your friends and site vistors in real time.
  What is the Calendar feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will install an available event calendar.
  • Dates with events link to pop-up popupdescriptions.
  • Simple administrative interface.
  • Can be configured to match your site.
  What is the Web Log ("Blog") feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will install an available web log.
  • Keep an easily updated online diary or news site.
  • Visitors can add comments to each entry.
  • Archive keeps old entries available for retrieval at any time.
  • No knowledge of HTML required to keep your blog updated.
  What is the Prayer Requests feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will install a Prayer Request page.
  • Visitors can post prayer requests and praise reports.
  • You may preview posts before making them public if desired.
  • Visitors may request that their posts be kept private.
  • Requests can be automatically sent to your email prayer chain.
  What is the Christian Search Directory feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will set up our Directory of Christian Websites on your web page.
  • All sites are pre-screened.
  • Shows visitors you care.
  What is the Bible Search feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will install an available Bible Search feature.
  • Visitors can choose from several translations of the Bible.
  • Enter keywords or chapter and verse.
  • Thoughtful, convenient addition to your site.
  • Makes your website a valuable resource.
  What about Logo Design?

  • OurChurch.Com's graphic design team will work with you to create your own Internet identity.
  What is an Administrative Interface?

  • Our Custom CMS Express comes with editing tools so you can work on your site.
  • Edit web pages, insert pictures, set program preferences, right from your browser.
  • No knowledge of HTML required.
  • No separate website creation programs required.
  What is the Flash® Animation feature?

  • Add interesting effects to your site.
  • Incorporate your logo and other design elements.
  • OurChurch.Com will also create alternate non-Flash content.
  What is the Today's Verse feature?

  • A new scripture verse and reference will appear on your site every day.
  • Modern, easy-to-understand translation of the Bible.
  What is the Donations feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will set up a PayPal button that allows people to donate to your cause conveniently online.
  • PayPal account required.
  What is the Local Weather feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will configure an available weather feed to your specifications.
  • (If installed with Custom CMS Express: Weather module can be configured with up to 5 zip codes.)
  What is the News or Stock Ticker feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will configure an available scrolling news or stock ticker feed to your specifications.
  • Outside service fees may apply.
  • Add scrolling news to your site, or provide a scrolling stock ticker.
  • Colors and size can be configured to match your site.
  What is the News or Photo Album feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will configure an available photo album to your specifications.
  • Perfect for artists, real estate agents, families, or anyone who wants to display a portfolio of products or services.
  • Thumbnail images expand to full size when clicked.
  What is the Slide Show feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will configure an available slide show to your specifications.
  • Images fade out and fade in on change.
  • Good for situations where a small number of photos needs to be displayed.
  What is the PowerPoint™ Presentation feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will turn your PowerPoint presentation into a link that launches on click.
  • Additional links will direct visitors to download appropriate viewers if required.
  What is the PDF ("portable document format") feature?

  • OurChurch.Com will convert Microsoft® Word, Publisher® or scanned documents into PDF (Portable Document Format) for website viewing.
  • Additional links will direct visitors to download the appropriate Adobe® Acrobat™ viewer if required.
  What Audio or Video capabalities are available?

  • Offer music, sermons or video presentations to your website visitors.
  • MIDI, MP3, AVI or other formats.
  What is the Staff Directory feature?

  • Available with Custom CMS Express.
  • Directory of staff members with links to photos, biographical information, and individual contact forms.
  • Contact forms help protect email addresses from spam.
  • MIDI, MP3, AVI or other formats.
  What is included with the Starter Package (up to 5 pages)?

  • Includes Home, Contact form and 3 additional text pages.
  • Simple text navigation menu.
  • Up to 5 stock images or provide us with your own. We will optimize and resize as required.
  • Links change on mouse-over.
  • One-time search engine submission.
  • $495
  What is included with the Advanced Package (up to 8 pages)?

Same as Starter plus your choice of (choose 3):
  • PayPal Shopping Cart (with order form).
  • Custom Guestbook with administrative interface.
  • Basic Forum.
  • Basic Chat Room.
  • Event Calendar with administrative interface.
  • Dynamic Menu (sub-menus appear on mouse-over).
  • Slide Show with up to 5 images (you provide).
  • $895
  What is included with the Advanced Package (up to 8 pages)?

Same as Starter plus your choice of (choose 3):
  • PayPal Shopping Cart (with order form).
  • Custom Guestbook with administrative interface.
  • Basic Forum.
  • Basic Chat Room.
  • Event Calendar with administrative interface.
  • Dynamic Menu (sub-menus appear on mouse-over).
  • Slide Show with up to 5 images (you provide).
  • $895
  What is included with the E-Commerce Solution?

  • Merchant account set-up (monthly fees may apply).
  • Secure Server Certificate (annual fees may apply).
  • Custom shopping cart.
  • Up to 6 catalog or product pages.
  • Ability to accept major credit cards including PayPal.
  • Contact form.
  • Up to 3 additional text pages.
  • $2195
  What is included with the Family or Photography Site?

  • Home page
  • 5-page photo album with thumbnails and full-size images.
  • Optimization, resizing and color correction as required.
  • Guestbook.
  • Contact form.
  • Up to 3 additional text pages.
  • $795
  What is included with the Custom CMS Express?

  • Customized CMS (Content Management System).
  • Your site can have as many pages as you desire.
  • Interactive site with administrative editing tools.
  • Choice of standard templates or let us create a custom design.
  • Choose from components such as forum, guestbook, calendar, staff directory, blog, photo album and more.
  • Many free components, some premium components have additional installation and configuration fees.
  • $795 for standard template and features.

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