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Ian Patrick Hines

Ian Patrick Hines is the founder and CEO of Hines Digitalan award winning, internationally renowned, conservative digital agency that’s out to beat the left at their own game by out-hustling, out-organizing, and out-fundraising them.

From November 2012 – November 2013, Ian was a NationBuilder Tech Organizer, during which time he became one of the world’s foremost NationBuilder experts. He’s now helping campaigns and organizations get the most out of their nations as a certified NationBuilder Expert & Architect.

Prior to joining NationBuilder, he spent nine years in Maryland politics where he served in nearly every role from field organizer to communications director. In 2003, when online organizing was new and unproven, he managed the GenDean Blog — at just 17-years old — and his 2010 article on the potential impact of Square on political fundraising was featured on The New York Times' Bits Blog.

A fourth-generation Marylander, he currently lives in Severna Park, Maryland with his wife Christy and their three children: Oliver, Moira and Henry.

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Agreed, Ryan. A lot of the current size crops / cutoffs don’t make a lot of sense anymore (especially the “large” and “medium” sizes for Featured Content Slider images).

What I normally do is use the “background image” field for those sorts of images, as it isn’t constrained and I rarely use actual background images.
posted 2015-02-25 09:49:50 -0800
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posted 2016-06-08 16:59:53 -0700
responded to Why do page URLs show user ID vs user user NAME? with completed
posted 2016-06-08 16:58:14 -0700
commented on How do I change the order of blog posts
Philip — This process is specific to blog posts.
posted 2013-10-29 15:19:10 -0700
commented on French Language Themes
The content here is placeholder / dummy content. That’s why there’s some English and Latin.
posted 2014-06-23 17:17:19 -0700
commented on Is there a way to back up our database before doing a fairly large import?
Ethan is quite right!
posted 2013-04-25 13:39:05 -0700
commented on Aware: from your desktop to your pocket
Hey Bruce — Thanks for pointing that out, and I’m sorry for any trouble it’s caused you. I’ve made a note of it and we’ll get it sorted out straight away!
posted 2013-07-23 09:28:07 -0700
commented on Dedicated Landing Page
The idea was to create a dedicated landing page to use as an endpoint for digital ad campaigns.

Functionally, it’s a totally standard signup page. Everything — even the background image — is editable via the Control Panel, and it can be reused as many times as need be.
posted 2014-09-26 17:32:55 -0700
commented on How do you use non-blog post page types as sub-pages of a blog
Ethan — have you had a chance to review our documentation on Liquid Variables in NationBuilder? http://nationbuilder.com/liquid_basics

If you have, and you’re still having difficulty, please consider contacting one of our certified NationBuilder Architects: http://nationbuilder.com/architects
posted 2013-04-22 10:04:17 -0700
commented on Custom E-mail addresses for my Nation?
Harry — Using NationBuilder mailboxes in conjunction with a third-party email provider, like Google Apps, is a great solution for tracking your email contacts in your Control Panel. In fact, we use it here at NationBuilder for all of our customer contact.

If you’re going to go that route, I’d strongly recommend pairing Mailboxes with a third-party service, as NationBuilder does not enable mobile email (on your mobile device), offer spam filtering, etc. With a Google Apps (or other provider) + Mailboxes pairing, you’ll get the best of everything.
posted 2013-06-10 13:07:02 -0700
commented on Bootstrap framework now available for building custom themes
I built the new Beag Co. website using it. It’s fantastically easy to use. Thanks so much.

http://the.beag.co/
posted 2015-03-30 09:59:41 -0700
commented on We Are Union (Splash Page)
You can see a full case study on this project, here: http://www.ianpatrickhines.com/work-we-are-union
posted 2014-06-19 15:06:04 -0700