Category: Technical developments & enhancements
New developments we’re working on (eg widgets, search) not tied to a specific CMS.
This week, Google announced that new analytics properties would by default use “Google Analytics 4” (formerly, App + Web). What does that mean for The University of Edinburgh?
As part of my work in Website and Communications, I was asked to quickly design, develop, and deploy a single page web application to display a list of pending research papers related to Covid-19.
As more of our services than ever move online, our web estate has become the face of the University. Inclusivity of all our users has never been more important. A Practical and Ethical Approach With September’s legislation deadline rightly also attracting attention, we want to help our devolved web community improve the accessibility of their […]
Our new web publishing platform will be arriving next year. But what if you need a site before then? Our new approach to the web In line with the University’s Web Strategy, a programme to overhaul our web estate and services is underway. At the core of the programme is a major project to replace […]
“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 […]