A birds-eye view of the structure of Chorus
Chorus offers a framework for websites that relate to one another, so you have the flexibility and scale to reach the audiences that matter to you. Here’s how it works:
Chorus supports several organizations, including customers like the Chicago Sun-Times and Chalkbeat, and our own company, Vox Media. Each organization can have one or many networks.
A network, in turn, can contain one or many communities. The SB Nation network has hundreds of sports communities, while Eater has several city-based communities. On the other hand, The Verge and Vox are examples of networks that contain one community each. Branding elements can be set at the network level, so sites from local to national can share a look and feel. Sites with multiple communities can use super groups to share stories across the network.
A community is a single Chorus website with a unique URL. Most permissions are granted at the community level. Within a community, there are additional levels of content organization, such as groups, streams, and more. Each community belongs to a network, and each network has a primary community. For example, Eater’s primary community is Eater.com.
Ready for more? Get to know Chorus terms in our glossary.