Category: Technical developments & enhancements

New developments we’re working on (eg widgets, search) not tied to a specific CMS.

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” said Benjamin Franklin – and he was a smart guy. In this post, I’ll outline the preparations we’ve undertaken in case the worst should happen and one of our priority services fails.

About the Future Web Services design research project       Over the last two months, we have carried out 16 pop-ups and co-design workshops as a University-wide series of community engagements. This user research exercise is informing our work around the University website service and the CMS to be delivered by 2020/2021. We invite your participation […]

The Festival of Creative Learning (formerly known as Innovative Learning Week) was established in 2014. We were commissioned to provide a website that would display details of scheduled events and allow prospective attendees to find and book places on events.

On November 8 we will apply the latest set of bug fixes, Drupal core and module security updates to EdWeb.

I am Anita, this year’s Website Programme summer intern, and for the last ten weeks I have been working on improvements to our site-auditing tool, Snapshot.

This is an overview of my work transforming existing the non-GEL UWP Widgets page into beautiful EdGEL4. I would like to share my experience of the technical challenges I have encountered. This post explains in simple examples what EdGEL actually is and may serve as a technical guide for those of you who plan to […]

Our latest development brings dynamic lists and calendar views of events to our Content Management System EdWeb. It’s one of a number of steps being taken to help promote what’s on around the University, but also as a way of showcasing the excellent quality and diversity of events to both prospective staff and students around […]

The University Web Search is changing on 22 March. It will feature new ways to search content and access results, including autosuggestions and a customised output for profile pages.

In May 2016 we launched a survey to invite participation from everyone who uses EdWeb CMS, or plays a part in the management of websites delivered through EdWeb. Participants had 5 votes to pick functionality that was most important or critical to them. We used the results to help us prioritise the development work for […]

The UWP Tech Team recently added the first release of Social Media Sharing functionality to the EdWeb Content Management System. This allows any page on the University website to be shared through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and email. As this is the first release of this new functionality, I would like to tell you how we […]

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