How Do I Know if Tendenci is Right For Me?
Questions to help you evaluate Tendenci
1) What Functionality Does Tendenci Include?
Tendenci is the Software that Creates and Manages Your Association's Website. Tendenci is able to do so much more than the typical web blog or or content management system (CMS) by providing everything you need Out of the Box! Your Tendenci site will come out of the box with all of the core modules including Memberships, Event Calendar, Job Board, and Donation Form.
What Can Tendenci Do For You?
Happy Tendenci clients need a website that offers complex transactions for automating tasks such as membership application processing, payment processing, event registration management, job board postings, and more. You can check out all of the features that are included with Tendenci - Out of the Box - and compare to other website platforms.
Compare what your association needs against our list of modules and use that to evaluate if we have everything you need. And remember - we're Open Source... so if you are a developer or know one, you can customize Tendenci to meet any specialized need your association has for their website.
2) Do You Have to Be A NonProfit to Use Tendenci?
Not at all! Tendenci is open source and anyone can use it for their website, to do custom development with, create themes, and develop plugins. We welcome anyone who needs the features and functionality that we've packaged into Tendenci to sign-up for one of
Tendenci is built specifically for Associations - Groups of People working together for a Common Cause
For over 14 years, we've been providing nonprofits and associations with custom website design, development, and managed hosting services. We saw a real need for a platform like Tendenci and our vision is to build technology tools that associations love to use!
3) How Technical Do I Need to Be to Use Tendenci?
Content Management Without Programming or HTML
If you can use a basic word processor then you will be able to add and edit content on your Tendenci site. As soon as we create your site, you will be able to start adding content and users to your site with no set-up fees and a monthly price of $169 with no contracts.
Managed Hosting - We Do the Heavy Lifting!
Your website will be hosted on the Tendenci Community cloud hosting platform where you'll receive the same experienced hosting service level as all our Tendenci Community hosted clients. Read more about our managed hosting services and support.
Personalizing Your Template Using HTML and CSS in the Tendenci Theme Editor
Our Website Builder special Spring offer incudes the Twenty Thirteen theme with no customization from our team. You have the ability to make any changes you like to the template using HTML and CSS in the Tendenci Theme Editor to change things like colors and layout.
If you don't have access to someone with web development skills, then you probably want to look at one of our other service packages where we provide a range from personalizations to a template to match your Brand all the way to full custom designed themes.
4) What Can I Expect When I Sign Up?
The Tendenci Website Builder Process happens in three easy steps
You'll submit your credit card information and sign-up for the monthly managed hosting.
We're waiving the set-up fees and so you only pay for the monthly service fees for hosting your site online, providing security monitoring, regular updates and daily back-ups. Check out Website Builder Offer Pricing FAQs
You'll receive a confirmation via email with a receipt showing payment right away.
You'll then be contacted by your Tendenci customer representative. This is the person who will be your guide through the process of deploying your site and training you how to set-up and manage your online association website.
You'll also receive information on how to register and use our project management and support ticket system where you'll be able to use our online support forums, schedule your training, and email support requests.
Your Tendenci representative will send you the login information and URL for your Tendenci development website. This typically takes 1-2 business days.
This is a great time to schedule a training session for your team. You can also find upcoming training webinars and in-person events on the Tendenci calendar - tendenci.com/events
Want to Learn More?
Submit this contact form to request more information about the Website Builder Offer or get started on your website!