OPEN Magazine is an Indian current affairs/entertainment weekly print magazine. Srijan has built the website www.openthemagazine.com for the print magazine, and published a case study on Drupal.org, which then ran for 5 weeks on the Home Page of Drupal.org as a highlighted case study Development took place over a period of 4 months. The site was released in July 2009, and since then is being maintained by Srijan under an Annual Maintenance Contract.
Key features of the website
- A visually appealing website with a lot of custom theming
- An eMag feature which exactly reproduces the magazine on the web (third party Flash integration)
- Advanced Search features using the Apache Solr search engine
- Integration with ICICI bank’s payment gateway for online subscription to the magazine
- Incorporates rich multimedia content (slideshows, videos and images)