Category: Content management

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 […]

We don’t advocate inline links on our University website. In fact, the current corporate content management system (CMS) Polopoly, won’t allow them. At present, the new CMS EdWeb will but this may change in future. I thought it was a good point to go over why we’ve set the policy, and clarify a few things […]

We’ve had web editors at clinics this week making preparations for their site’s migration to EdWeb, with a particular focus on Overview pages and Summary sentences.

Last week, the team went to see Gavin McLachlan talk about his aims for the University, and it was great to see we’re on the same page on some key issues.

This month, Bruce, Neil, Stratos and Duncan demoed EdWeb and delivered a project update to a full house of website editors.

I’m currently working with the Student Systems team to help them prepare for the development of  a new website. Together we’re taking stock of what they’re trying to achieve as a business, where the website is best placed to support this, and how their systems and communications channels work together.

Managing your website through a large scale (or enterprise-level) content management system can occasionally feel like a frustrating or restricting experience. I know this because I’ve been a web manager myself, and I field enquiries and comments from time to time in this vein. I had one such email recently, and would like to share it […]

The University at the Festivals website showcases the University’s involvement in the Edinburgh festivals, and this year we’re sharing the content using RSS feeds.

We’ve been using the insight and suggestions gathered in last autumn’s website content planning workshops to steer the development of content types for the new Drupal content management system.

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