Technical Specifications

Localist API

All Localist API documentation can be found at

Planned Downtime

All maintenance and updates do not require downtime and our SLA for Enterprise customers outlines the guaranteed uptime of 99.9%. All Localist servers are hosted at RagingWire, one of the biggest and most reliable data centers in the world. Twitter, CNN, eBay, and many other big names host their servers with RagingWire.

RagingWire’s Virginia and California Data Centers recently completed its SSAE 16 Type 2 examination with zero exceptions and guarantees 100% uptime at their facilities.

Calendar Hosting

Localist is 100% hosted on our servers.

Platform Languages

Localist is currently only available in English, but the platform and widgets fully support international characters.

Software Updates

Localist is completely cloud-based. This means that there is no need to set up a server and you are provided with unlimited bandwidth and automatic backups. Localist also deploys updates on a regular basis. Customer will only notified when Localist makes major changes or feature updates.

Growth Provisions

Localist is built for scalability from the ground up. The modular nature of Ruby on Rails, combined with our deployment infrastructure, allows us to scale our bandwidth and server resources as traffic grows. For assets like CSS, JavaScript, and images, we are part of a Content Distribution Network that has co-located data centers across the globe.

Section 508 Compliance

Standard Rank
A text equivalent for every non-text element is provided (e.g., ALT tags on images, etc.) PASS
Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation are synchronized with the presentation. PASS
Web pages are designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup. PASS
Documents are organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet. PASS
Redundant text links are provided for each active region of a server-side image map. N/A
Client-side image maps are provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape. N/A
Row and column headers are identified for data tables. PASS
Markup are used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers. PASS
Frames are titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation. N/A
Pages are designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. PASS
When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script are identified with functional text that can be read by assistive technology. PASS
When a web page requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or applet. N/A
When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using assistive technology to access the information,field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. PASS
A method are provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. PASS
When a timed response is required,the user are alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required. N/A