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25+ News & forum websites and web scraping for each site

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Project Budget
£5000 - £15000 GBP
Total Bids
68
Project Description

I have a requirement for 30 websites. Each also needs web scraping for their content. I also need web scraping for an extra 10 website, which I already have built.

The language for all websites will be English.

I have a tight time scale of about 2 months, so I am expecting to need to hire more than one worker/agency.

I need 30 news websites.

All websites need to have a completely different design and logo.

The news websites must be WordPress. I don't mind if you design from scratch, or use third-party themes. The only thing I need to be manageable in the back end are the news articles, comments, authors and article categories. All colours, fonts, logos, static pages can be hard-coded. If you use a third-party theme, then please use child themes. As well as the news itself, I need each website to have some combination of T&Cs/privacy policy pages, contact pages, jobs pages etc.

The news websites will be spread across a few different industries (to be given early next week), but they will all follow the same pattern of:

- having 4 - 7 categories.

- 5 - 10 authors.

- about 100 articles in each category.

- articles to be dated between now and 6 years old.

- each article will have author name, post content, comments section (comments need to be set up so that they are moderated first).

- spaces for adverts (I'll be using google adsense), so spaces in sidebars, header footer (but different for the different websites).

I also then need web scraping services for each of the 30 websites.

THE NEWS WEBSITES: The for each article scraped, the post date on my website must be no older than the original post date. I need the content scraped, as well as an image for the featured image of the article on my website. I will provide the website to scrape, once I have completed the fully detailed list of the types of news websites. Each article must be given an author, who must have a name that isn't the name of the original author.

THE FORUMS (10 forums, that will be ready over the next month): I need to scrape full threads as well as the authors (or create new author names). The post counts of each author need to make sense. The forums will be vBulletin and phpBB. The forums are between 2 and 6 years old. The average number of threads required in the forums will be 3000 (1000 for 2 year old forum, 5000 for 6 year old forum). The industries/types of these forums will be provided over the next month).

I do not mind splitting the work across multiple agencies, but I need each agency that applies to be able to do both: the websites, and the web scraping for all the website they make.

So, to summarise, I need 30 news-type WordPress sites + web scraping for each. And then web scraping for another 10 websites (mixed between vbulletin and phpbb).

Please be prepared to show me some WordPress websites that you have built, either using third-party themes or designed yourself.

I look forward to speaking with you.

Thanks

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