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.sucks domain going live in June

As if ICANN hasn't wreaked enough havoc, it was announced recently that the sunrise portion for the domain .sucks will open towards the end…

Started by John Jackson

0 Mar 16, 2015

Migration to WordPress

Several of us are currently migrating sites from various CMS's to WordPress. Let's use this discussion thread to share our tips and experie…

Started by Dan Bashaw

23 Mar 4, 2015
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Questioning the Value of College Holiday Videos

I'm wondering what people think is the value of doing a holiday video for a college/university. What is the goal? Do schools make them simp…

Started by Michelle L. Monti

2 Feb 27, 2015
Reply by Michelle L. Monti

Dynamically adding text to a PDF

We're looking for a service or tool that will let employees create their own business card and have a press-ready PDF sent to our print sho…

Started by Erik Hagen

0 Feb 27, 2015

University news sites - best practices - best sites!

Hi all! I am hoping soon to get our University's news site into our new Drupal CMS.  My team wants to bring several news sources into one i…

Started by Julie Michener

0 Oct 27, 2014

Best places to post higher ed jobs

Hello,We have a couple of job openings for web people. We would like to get the word out but right now our local job listings aren't giving…

Started by C.S. Sherman

0 Sep 23, 2014

Columbia College site redesigned - take a look!

We launched a redesign of our site on July 1. It was more than just a new skin, it was a reorganization of the content. In the past we've t…

Started by Beth Hastings

2 Aug 28, 2014
Reply by Beth Hastings

Anyone Willing to Share Your Mass Email RFP or Requirements Document?

We are in the process of reviewing various mass email services (services hosted in the cloud). Has anyone done this recently and prepared e…

Started by Doug Minor

0 Aug 11, 2014

online/virtual session participation rates

Hi  First timer! I wanted to find out if anyone has metrics for online/virtual session participation rates. We host a few online events fo…

Started by Katra Farah

0 Jul 3, 2014

Mobile App Development Companies

Hi - has anyone used an external development company for assistance in building a custom mobile app? We are looking for support, specifical…

Started by Lori Nidoh

0 Jun 12, 2014

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Colleen Brennan-Barry posted a discussion

NOW HIRING: Operations Director

Position Title:Operations Director of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association Position Overview:Reporting to the President of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (www.highedweb.org), the Operations Director is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Association and its volunteers. The Operations Director will work with the Board of Directors to facilitate the implementation of a strategic plan, and lay the…See More
Sep 18
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Upcoming webcast: Join Robin Kelly from the University of Texas at Tyler as she shares tips and tricks to improve productivity as a web professional. Register today!"
Sep 11
Eloine Chapman replied to Eloine Chapman's discussion Should we migrate to https?
"Thanks Barb!"
Sep 1
Eloine Chapman replied to Eloine Chapman's discussion Should we migrate to https?
"Thanks Jason!"
Sep 1
Elizabeth Hyde-Copeland is now a member of University Web Developers
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Our 2018 OmniUpdate User Training Conference will be held in Anaheim on March 25 - 29! Speak at OUTC and you could receive free registration. Submit your proposal today!"
Aug 18
Jason Brady replied to Eloine Chapman's discussion Should we migrate to https?
"We have started the move to make all our sites HTTPS. With our InCommon membership (paid by our State Chancellor's Ofice), we get free certificates, so there is no ongoing costs. In 2014, Google said they give some SEO bumps to HTTPS sites.…"
Aug 18
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Aug 18
Barb Iannucci replied to Eloine Chapman's discussion Should we migrate to https?
"Yep, I got the same messages. Some of our sites use SSL and we've been talking about migrating all the rest our sites for a while now. I suspect we will be doing it rather than just talking about it sooner rather than later now. :\"
Aug 18
Eloine Chapman posted a discussion

Should we migrate to https?

I recently got a notice from Google that in October 2017 Chrome V62 with show the warning "NOT SECURE" on all our web pages we have a input field for search. Since on most of our pages there is nothing that would require secure information I've never felt the need for HTTPS. Our class registration pages are secure but not the general information pages. The warning is going to scare people though. Are others upgrading their websites?See More
Aug 17
Colleen Brennan-Barry posted a discussion

HighEdWeb 2017 Early-Bird Pricing available through July 31

It’s the last week get HighEdWeb 2017 early-bird registration pricing! When you register for the Annual Conference by the end of Monday, July 31, you save $100 — and who doesn’t love that?!Register by July 31 to save $100…See More
Jul 25
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Upcoming webcast: Join Angela Cavaliere from Montgomery County Community College as she demonstrates how to perform user testing to improve overall web experience. Register today!"
Jul 12
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WordPress

This group is for all those using WordPress as both a blogging platform and as a CMS
Jul 10
Dan Bashaw commented on Mark Greenfield's group WordPress
"Hi Samuel – WordPress will be a good choice for this kind of project. Can you let us know more about what features you are thinking of adding? It seems to me that a combination of a WordPress site and tightly integrated social media channels…"
Jun 29
Samuel Omotoso commented on Mark Greenfield's group WordPress
"I am just joining this platform and i started using wordpress lately. My interest is building and interactive alumni and membership site for my university. Any willing to help out?"
Jun 29
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Jun 29
Samuel Omotoso is now a member of University Web Developers
Jun 28
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Functionality of your website should be your foundation, but design is an important next step. See how design enhances your site in part two of this series. "
Jun 26
David Luhr posted a discussion

Digital Content Manager at Westminster College

Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT is looking for a talented Digital Content Manager. Join our Agile web team and manage content for our high-traffic website, which recently won Sitefinity's Website of the Year 2016 award.View the full job description and apply today: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westminstercollege/jobs/1767574/digital-content-managerSee More
Jun 15

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