Synagogue Website Design Blog

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Announcing the First eCommerce Synagogue Gift Shop

eCommerce is booming and starting an online store is easier than ever. Yet, synagogues have not embraced this change. Now, with the recent debut of the online Landau Gift Box, Har Zion Temple, Penn Valley, Pennsylvania is at the forefront of this revolution.

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10 Common Synagogue Websites Mistakes

Within seconds of landing on your homepage, visitors are making snap-judgment decisions about your congregation. Let’s make that first impression a good one by avoiding these 10 synagogue website mistakes.

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Best Practices for Promoting Events on Your Synagogue Website

Think of your homepage as akin to the cover of a book. Much like how an appealing cover entices a reader to start reading, your homepage serves to encourage website visitors to dive in for more information.

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Why Event Flyers and Synagogue Homepages Don’t Mix

In their original printed form, these flyers were perfect. Bright text artfully positioned on top of engaging images that grab your congregants attention. But, when the same flyers are added to your homepage problems abound.

Big Changes Are Coming to WordPress 5.0

It was announced a few months ago that big changes would be coming with Wordpress 5.0, scheduled to be released sometime in 2018. This major release promises a major overhaul to the content editing experience, something that every webmaster and editor uses.

An Interview with Dr. Ron Wolfson: Relational Judaism and Synagogue Websites

Recently we sat down with renowned author, educator and inspirational speaker, Dr. Ron Wolfson to discuss synagogue websites, the importance of storytelling and the downside to giving things away for free.

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Can a Synagogue Run an Online Store on Shabbat?

Imagine selling your Judaica round-the-clock. Day and night! 24/7! Sounds good, right? However, one question remains – what happens on Shabbat? Can a synagogue’s online store remain open on Shabbos?

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Why Your Synagogue Gift Shop Needs an Online Store

Unrestricted by location or time of day, an online store helps you generate additional revenue. As modern shopping habits increasingly value convenience over loyalty to a location, your synagogue store risks losing business and support. Getting started may feel daunting, but it’s easier than you think.

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3 Cost-Effective Ways to Find Photos for Your Synagogue Website

Let your website’s photos tell your story and support your mission. Getting high-quality photos can be a big challenge, but our three cost-effective strategies are here to make the question “how do I find photos for my synagogue website?” a bit easier to answer.

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Just Say No to Empty Sanctuary Pics on Synagogue Websites

We are issuing a call, actually more like a plea, to all synagogues. It’s a simple request. Please remove all photos of empty sanctuaries from your website. Images of desolate sanctuaries feel lonely and well, empty – definitely not the image (no pun intended) that you are trying to convey.

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Online donations, secure event registration, members only pages, blogs, and more. You name it and your new website can have it.

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