Public Sector WordPress Development

Your Commonwealth

A youth blog with an international audience supported by The Commonwealth Youth Programme

The Commonwealth Secretariat approached us looking to redesign Your Commonwealth - a youth blog supported by The Commonwealth Youth Programme. The goal with this project was to modernise and go mobile friendly to create a site that was tailored for their young and international audience.

With over 37% of traffic to the site coming from mobiles and tablets, the mobile user experience was key. We implemented a brand new WordPress theme for the Your Commonwealth site, making it fully mobile friendly. We host the site on WP Engine to keep it secure, stable and super fast.

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Email Newsletter

With an international team of editors, we made the site super easy to manage whilst linking up email subscribe forms to MailChimp, where we also designed a shiny new email template to accompany the site.

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Global Audience

Not only are the editorial team based all over the world - but so are the visitors. We setup the site on advanced hosting infrastructure to make sure it loads super fast, no matter where you are.

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Our Results

Web analytics show that our new site resulted in:

- 40% increase in time spent on site
- 5% reduction in bounce rate
- 14% increase in pages viewed per session

Great success!

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