Audiences Wales wanted to create a website that would provide a comprehensive guide to the arts, culture and events in Wales. The website required a content management system to allow the editing team to update the site on a daily basis and also allow administrators from venues all over Wales to be able to edit their own details.
The site also needed to have a search facility which would allow the user to access information by region, genre and date.
whatsonwales.co.uk is Wales’ first bilingual website with listings for arts events all across the nation. A fundamental aspect of What’s on Wales revolved around entering a complex data set into the Content Management System. It was designed to enable over 150 individual venues to enter their listings information. Listings data could be distributed via a webpage or via a RSS feed.
The site also contains an advanced newsletter system, which can take into account the user preferences to send them targeted data.