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.
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.
Explore our list of 22 of the best Reform Synagogue websites and discover vibrant content, engaging images, and new ways to showcase upcoming programming and events. Get inspired by the unending possibilities of how you can bring your congregation to life online.
Our list of 11 the best Reconstructionist synagogue websites celebrates congregations from California to Curaçao. While diverse in size and location, all of these websites share one essential characteristic – they bring the communities they represent to life online.
We are absolutely in love with the new USCJ website. It’s fresh, vibrant, rich in content, and full of dynamic functionality. It’s no surprise that so many Conservative synagogues have followed suit and are also sporting a fresh, new look. This year’s roundup of the 22 Best Conservative Synagogue websites celebrates congregations from across the United Continue Reading »
If you are thinking that your synagogue website is more is more meh, than magnificent, we’ve put together a list of 5 easy ways to get your website back on track. Check them out below, and get inspired to tackle your website woes.
Having an outstanding synagogue website that your synagogue’s members actually want to visit takes a lot of work. A modern design helps, but the synagogue also needs a long-term strategy for how they’re going to get people to actually use the website. Here are some strategies to help synagogues accomplish that.
Why do I build all of my synagogue websites using Wordpress? Because it’s so easy to manage a website with, and because it’s such a flexible system to design and build a website with. For synagogues, the former is one of the most important selling points, especially since most synagogue websites are managed and updated by volunteers, and Wordpress is a system that volunteers of a non-technical background can easily learn.
For many synagogues, their preschool/early childhood center (ECC) is a main attraction that brings young families into the synagogue community and starts them on their path to synagogue membership. What many synagogues often do is include the preschool content within the main synagogue website, but is that really the best approach? Or would it be better if the preschool had its own separate website, one that better highlights what the preschool offers?
In the time since my original post 5 years ago, web design has changed considerably, particularly with the rise of responsive (mobile-friendly) design. Synagogue website designs also emphasize different things compared to back then, such as full-widths, large & dynamic photos, flat colors, clear calls-to-action, etc.