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TitleProposal for an Auction Website Dev
TagsComputer File Sales Internet Forum Websites Auction
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Table of Contents
                            Table of content
Development Case
	Purpose
	Overview of Project Phases
	Artifacts to Produce
		Inception phase
		Elaboration Phase
		Construction Phase
		Transition Phase
	Case View of Entire Process
Project vision
	Project goal
	System actors
	Functionality for Visitor
	Functionality for Buyer
	Functionality for Seller
	Functionality for administrator
	General architecture
	Functional modules
		System Framework
		Users management and Authentication system
		Administrators and permissions management system
		Settings management system
		Main Content management system
			Articles
			Sections
			Menu
			Files
			Feedback form generator
			Blocks
			Editor
		Categorizer
		Auction module
			Adding an auction
			Auction types
				Standard auction
				Dutch (Multiple) auction
				Reverse auction
			Making a bid
			Retract a bid
			Ratings
		Members’ area module
		Personal websites module
		Banner system
		Forum module
		Statistic system
		Subscription system
		FAQ module
		Commerce module
		Messaging and communication module
		Help System
	Technical requirements
                        
Document Text Contents
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Reaktivate Sales Department
Website development proposal

Date: November 4, 2005 CONFIDENTIAL

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Proposal for website development
PROJECT “AUCTION WEBSITE”















Prepared by:
Prepared for:
Date:


Reaktivate
Interested persons
04 November 2005

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Table of content

Proposal for website development ...................................................................... 1

Project “Auction website” ............................................................................... 1
Table of content............................................................................................... 2
Development Case ........................................................................................... 3

Purpose ....................................................................................................... 3
Overview of Project Phases............................................................................. 3
Artifacts to Produce ....................................................................................... 3

Inception phase ......................................................................................... 3
Elaboration Phase....................................................................................... 4
Construction Phase ..................................................................................... 4
Transition Phase......................................................................................... 4

Case View of Entire Process ............................................................................ 4
Project vision .................................................................................................. 6

Project goal .................................................................................................. 6
System actors .............................................................................................. 6
Functionality for Visitor .................................................................................. 6
Functionality for Buyer ................................................................................... 7
Functionality for Seller ................................................................................... 7
Functionality for administrator ........................................................................ 8
General architecture ...................................................................................... 8
Functional modules........................................................................................ 9

System Framework................................................................................... 10
Users management and Authentication system............................................. 10
Administrators and permissions management system .................................... 10
Settings management system .................................................................... 10
Main Content management system ............................................................. 10
Categorizer.............................................................................................. 13
Auction module ........................................................................................ 13
Members’ area module .............................................................................. 17
Personal websites module.......................................................................... 17
Banner system......................................................................................... 17
Forum module ......................................................................................... 17
Statistic system ....................................................................................... 18
Subscription system.................................................................................. 18
FAQ module............................................................................................. 19
Commerce module.................................................................................... 19
Messaging and communication module ........................................................ 19
Help System ............................................................................................ 19

Technical requirements ................................................................................ 19

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Public website

Members area

Administrative area

Public area

Visitor

Database

Registered
member

Administrator



Functional modules

With the purpose of development the system that satisfies all the requirements listed
above it is necessary to develop following modules:

o System framework

o Users management and Authentication system

o Administrators and permissions management system

o Settings management system

o Main Content management system

o Categorizer

o Auction module

o Members’ area module

o Personal websites module

o Banner system

o Forum module

o Statistic system

o Subscription system

o FAQ module

o Commerce module

o Messaging and communication module

o Help system

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System Framework

This module is a programming base for entire website and means programming of
classes and functionality that will be used for connecting additional modules etc.

Users management and Authentication system

This module is also very important as it will allow public users to register as Sellers or
Buyers, login on the website, remind password, see and manage personal information
and get access to special password protected area.

This module will also be used by administrator for users management, dividing them
by types etc.

This module will also be responsible for such features as users grouping and users
search.

Administrators and permi ssions management system

This module will allow administrator mana ging personal registration information,
create and manage accounts for other administrators, give administrators appropriate
permissions for administrative interface functionality.

Settings management system

This module will be presented as part of administrative interface. It allows
administrator to manage global system sett ings such as: number of items per page,
system letters content etc.

Main Content management system

Content Management System is kernel of the en tire website. In fact this system forms
the entire website and allows performing structure and content changes in real time
mode.

Content Management System basically co nsists of the following entities:

o Articles

o Sections

o Menu(s)

o Files

o Forms generator

o Blocks

o Integrated HTML editor

Articles are distributed by sections. Menu bloc ks and their elements point to sections
and articles and define the website struct ure. Menu also forms website navigation

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o Thread

Message

The forum features are listed below:

o Unlimited number of forums

o Unlimited number of threads for each forum

o Unlimited number of messages for each thread

o The thread author receives by e-mail all the messages

o “Watch” feature allows user to receive by e-mail all the messages of any thread

o Ability to create forums visible just for appropriate members

o Ability to create open forums – anybody can post messages and create threads
without registrations

o Ability to create limited forums – anybody can read messages but only
registered users can write messages and create new threads

o Defining the IP address of the message poster

o Blocking the specified users and IP addresses

Statistic system

This system allows administrator to track visits statistic. Members will be able to see
the visit statistics for personal websites and own auctions.

Subscription system

This module is designed to realize the scalable e-mail subscription tool functions. This
module allow to:

o register subscribers

o divide them onto some groups

o manage all registered subscribers

o create new subscribers

o create and manage subscription groups

o create formatted e-mail messages

o send e-mail messages to the subscribers from one or some subscription groups

o manage subscription system settings

o track the message sending statistics

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FAQ module

This module allows administrator to create and manage FAQ sections and
questions/answer pairs.

Administrator will be able to place FAQ pages to any place of the website.

Users will be able to browse and search FAQ pages and send their questions to
administrator.

Commerce module

This module will be responsible for communication with payment gateways for Credit
Card payments and Pay Pal payments.

This module will also allow administrator, Sellers and Buyers to track payment and
orders statistics.

Messaging and communication module

This module is almost the same as web based mail system. It will allow registered
members to get personalized me ssages from administrator, get notifications about
interested auctions, get notifications about placed bids, send and get messages
between sellers and buyers.

This module will also be used by entire system for general system messages
(registration confirmation, forgotten password etc.)

Help System

This system will allow administrator to create and manage complete Help manual for
users.

Users will be able to read help articl es online and search the articles.

Technical requirements
Browsers: IE 5.5/6.0, Netscape 7.0, Opera 7.0 and higher
Admin interface: IE 6.0
Client side coding: HTML/DHTML/XSL
Client side script ing: JavaScript
Platform: MS Windows Server 2003 with .NET framework installed
Database: MS SQL Server 20004
Server-side scripting: .NET (C#)

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