Boomsreport

This project is a photo news platform for user to explore interesting news and also exchange widgets via various of news platforms including newspapers , blogs ...
We choose drupal because of flexibility of managing content and quick development period needed, especially by feeds module

Why Drupal was chosen: 

Drupal is good at importing and parse feeds and good at manage contents and views to display

Describe the project (goals, requirements and outcome): 

The project is to build a elegant and smart photo news platform for user to explore interesting news and also exchange widgets via various of news platforms. It provides category based view on photo images, and also method to import all kinds of feeds with images via XML or HTML. It also provide widgets to put on other site to exchange links.

Modules/Themes/Distributions
Why these modules/theme/distribution were chosen: 

Views are used for display. Feeds to import all feeds including rss, xml and html by xpath parser module.
web widgets is good for exchange widgets via other websites but the current version needs some custom coding on top of it.
Getclicky and google analytics used for seo and analyze traffic
entity cache, boost is used for faster performance
We find panels on category view pages are extremely slow (up to 40000ms) and we turned it off and rewrite using theme tpl

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