global website won the best website award in the “multisite” category
organised by Progress Sitefinity
, a Web Content Management System (C. M. S.)
This competition, which was organised for the first time in 2011, is designed to recognise websites
developed on the Progress Sitefinity platform offering outstanding user experience
innovative use of functions
promoted by the platform itself.
The award is divided into two stages. During the first stage, Progress Sitefinity makes nominations
based on six guidelines: design, content, layout and navigation, innovation, complexity and
relevance. The second phase involves public voting to select winners In the various categories.
More specifically, mapei.com was rewarded for the complexity
of its master site in Italian
and the local websites of the Mapei Group's subsidiary companies, making a total of 59 website
translated into 62 languages
with approximately 240,000 pages attracting 550,000 individual
visitors each month.
The project for the new websites first began in 2017 with the relaunching the Italian holding
company's main website. It was then developed and extended to cover all the Group's subsidiaries
and was completed with the launch of the final three websites of the North American subsidiaries in
Alongside the architecture
of the websites, this important prize was also awarded for the quality of
their specific technical content
for the general public, wide range of tools
developed using the
platform's own features and capabilities, and the design
and ease of navigation
of the website that
is optimised to be used intuitively and responsively.
"The next steps we take will be focused on further developing the websites for the subsidiaries of
other brands, such as Vinavil, Vaga, Adesital and Polyglass for a total of 10 more sites with different
features and a different degree of complexity - so the Marketing Director, Stefano Ranghieri
commented, adding that - My special thanks go to Paola Naldi and her Digital Team for their
tireless and enthusiastic work, and also our technical sponsor, Mediaengine, which was constantly
committed to providing the quality we were looking for".
For further information: https://www.progress.com/sitefinity-cms/website-of-the-year