Author: Eric Holter

Tools and Techniques

Best Practices for Successful Content Migration

Redesigning a museum website is an exciting and engaging process. Reorganization and restructuring the information architecture is as satisfying as …

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Platforms & Plugins

Join the Low Code/No Code Revolution

While studying illustration at Rhode Island School of Design back in the late 1980’s, I encountered a show at the …

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Strategy

The Art of Classifying Museum Website Content

Museums are all about classification. The rise of the modern museum was highly influenced by the uber classifier himself, Francis …

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Tools and Techniques

Best WordPress Content Management Efficiency Tool for Museums

I spend the better part of my days in WordPress, building prototypes, structuring content, and architecting the arrangement of museum …

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Strategy

The Essential Ingredient of Support

No matter how you slice it, museum websites are complex technological systems. Today’s website platforms offer amazing capabilities such as …

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Strategy

Organizing Your Museum’s Event Calendar

Our previous article Anatomy of Museum Information Architecture analyzed some of the challenges of organizing content rich websites. Because museum …

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Strategy

People Don’t Read on the Web, and other Fallacies

It is often said that “people don’t read on the web.” Not true. You’re reading these words after all. What …

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Platforms & Plugins

Squashing Art Into Tiny Boxes

Imagine squashing a glorious Rembrant into a matchbox. A horrible thought! But when we display works of art in tiny …

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Platforms & Plugins

Managing Events on Museum Websites

Events are a fundamental part of every museum website. At a macro level, annual exhibition calendars are a driving force for much of what happens both publicly and behind the scenes at a museum. Exhibitions are major events, but for every exhibition there are many other related events such as special openings, lecture series, films, and other education oriented events. Therefore a robust event calendar system is a primary feature needed for every museum website. 

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Platforms & Plugins

Using Yoast SEO to Improve Museum Search Engine Performance

We’ve written previously about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for museums. We’ve also produced a video about the “long-tail” effect and …

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