Category: Technical developments & enhancements
New developments we’re working on (eg widgets, search) not tied to a specific CMS.
We’re about to get started on our Continuous Improvement project for Portal Services. This is a new project that will continue over the next 5 years, and will allow us to enhance and update our services to meet changing needs. We’re still at the planning and research stage, so we definitely don’t know everything that […]
It’s essential to build accessibility into your projects from the very beginning. For our Web Publishing Platform this doesn’t just mean that the website and its content needs to be accessible but the editorial interface of the content management system itself also needs to be accessible to as many people as possible.
Sharing knowledge is of course an essential part of life at University. For our team this has also become a fundamental way in which we work.
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.