What is it about?

The article offers an insightful overview of the process involved in creating a web portal for the Nelson Mandela Foundation. It highlights how technology has played a significant role in facilitating access to information and resources related to this renowned foundation. By developing a web portal, the Nelson Mandela Foundation aims to enhance its reach and engagement with individuals worldwide who are interested in learning about the life and achievements of Nelson Mandela.

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Why is it important?

The article explores the different stages involved in creating a website, starting from registering a domain name to constructing initial web content and implementing a system for monitoring web traffic. This allows for the collection of data on how visitors interact with the website.


The article discusses the progress made by the web portal during the early 2000s. Although the tools and methods used at that time may appear outdated in present times, it is important to share this experience to ensure that we do not underestimate the significance of these advancements today.

Dr Shadrack Katuu
University of South Africa

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This page is a summary of: The Mandela Portal – how do visitors get there? 1, The Indexer, June 2010, Liverpool University Press,
DOI: 10.3828/indexer.2010.18.
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