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 […]
At the January Web Publishers’ Community session, I presented on 15 features you might not know about EdWeb. This post is a write-up of the slides you can use for reference and share with colleagues.
EdWeb allows you to restrict webpages to be viewable only to staff and students. This post answers some common questions about the restriction functionality, including what these pages look like to your readers and how they are indexed in search.
The University Website team had the honour to be invited to the inaugural Thunder Day event, organised by the Hubert Burda publishing company in Hamburg, Germany. The main theme of the day was how open collaboration can help when delivering digital content through the web.
To meet the specific needs of University Human Resources Services, we developed a bespoke half-day training session. It was designed as a refresher on creating effective digital content and the fundamentals of EdWeb.
If you’re looking to clone one of our EdWeb form templates, here’s a handy checklist of edits you’ll have to make to it before publishing.
Before we turn our attention to the upcoming academic year, our team is taking a step back to review the most significant achievements of 2017. The main areas of focus are on web strategy and governance, continuous work to support the University web development community, EdWeb enhancements and procuring a replacement web search service.
A few months ago, I had not even thought of going for a placement. I was worried I would end up serving coffee and donuts during lunchtime or doing some insignificant tasks, unrelated to my studies. However, driven by curiosity I decided to apply for a placement at the University of Edinburgh. Now I am […]
Just before leaving for my summer holidays, I had the great chance to travel to Canterbury and the University of Kent, where the annual Institutional Web Managers Workshop (IWMW for short) was hosted. This was the 21st year for the conference, which underlined the success of this long-standing networking and collaboration opportunity.
This month’s WPC session focused on top tasks management, Snapshot (a new tool to evaluate your EdWeb site) and Drupal development experiences.