Four Kitchens

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Stateweb

This case study details work done by Advomatic prior to its merger with Four Kitchens.

The American Federation of Teachers, representing 1.5 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide, came to Advomatic when it was time to move Stateweb to Drupal for a more powerful and flexible platform


  • Affiliates can spin-off their own local sites and select a visual design from a set of six pre-defined templates customizable with their logo
  • Integrate with online tools like the Salsa CRM, Flickr, Twitter and Facebook
  • Customizable content syndication from AFT’s national and state-level staff
  • Multiple points of integration with the AFT’s staff and member databases are required for user authentication, displaying members-only content and contact information
  • Migrated over 877 individual websites from the old Stateweb platform to the new one, including over 40,000 content items
  • New templates provide a more modern look and more flexible design options
  • Content publishing tools are improved including enhanced image handling
  • Daily website management tasks are streamlined to save staff time
  • Authentication via membership database