Category: Content management

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a workshop on web strategy, that our User Experience Manager Neil Allison was delivering to a group of staff from IGMM, the University’s Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine.

I read an interesting article recently by content specialist and top tasks evangelist, Gerry McGovern. It was a commentary on a blog post recently written by a member of the UK Digital Govenrment Service (GDS) in which they outlined why they were moving away from an audience based approach to navigation and towards a single, […]

At this week’s Website Support Clinic, I spoke with somebody who was looking to use an article published on the University’s main News site. As the article’s topic was relevant to her department, she wanted to know whether or not she could simply copy and paste the content, or whether she would need to ask […]

I recently had a Support Clinic session in which I was asked this question. What we need to do to answer this question depends on how your video is hosted.

Yesterday at our monthly Web Publishers Community meeting, a gave a presentation titled “How to get a grip of your website (and then keep hold)”. It’s good do-it-yourself advice, and I also outline where the University Website Programme can step in and help. This post is a transcript of (roughly) what I said…

We’ve got a growing list of sites wanting to come into EdWeb, and we’re trying to make sure these sites are managed and brought in in a fair way.

Thank you to all of those who came along to this month’s Web Publishers’ Community meeting– it was a highly informative and engaging session, with presentations on a wide variety of interesting topics.

A key topic from last week’s Website Support Clinic was Flickr galleries and using the FlickrIt application to insert image galleries into EdWeb.

One of the key things discussed at this week’s Website Support Clinic was homepages and how to create one effectively using the new EdWeb CMS.

This week at the website support clinic, we received a visit from a member of staff looking for advice on how to prepare her website for the upcoming migration to EdWeb. As so often happens, other work had got in the way and the site was in need of a bit of attention. The site […]


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