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HighEdWeb Invites Nominations for Board of Directors

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association, working to create and manag…

Started by Colleen Brennan-Barry

0 May 20, 2015

Transitioning course catalog from old-school InDesign/PDF to web-based system...

So, the "powers that be" here are looking into various catalog systems...for next year. In the meantime, we're now working on our (hopeful…

Started by Doug Thompson

1 May 20, 2015
Reply by Matt Herzberger

Examples of landing pages in Higher Ed

Going for two questions in one day ( I have been saving them up) I am looking for examples of landing pages in higher ed, especially direc…

Started by Ken Pooley

2 Apr 22, 2015
Reply by Ken Pooley

Google Maps Contact

Hi All, I am throwing this out there as we have tried most everything else and it has not gone well. In short: we are looking for a conta…

Started by Ken Pooley

0 Mar 25, 2015

.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
Reply by Dan Bashaw

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

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David Hunt is now a member of University Web Developers
Apr 17
Jon Shaw posted a discussion

GPS Campus Shuttle Tracker / Tracking Services

Hello,We are considering options for gps tracking a small group of campus shuttles (5) on a small looping route.  There are several services available such as NextBus, TranLoc, and DoubleMaps, but these offer a full-service package that could be used by a municipal authority.We would like to look at simpler options.  We basically need to see where the buses are, and a good feature would be some built-in ETA for marked stops.  One option I found is LiveViewGPS.  It doesn't have the predictive…See More
Apr 13
Rachel Burt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Forms are a powerful tool to actively gather data from your website visitors and make informed decisions based on the results collected. "
Apr 13
Rachel Burt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Join us for an upcoming webcast on troubleshooting accessibility issues and how to ensure a smooth site experience for all. Register today! "
Apr 12
Rachel Burt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"A major website redesign is a lot of work, but the results can have far-reaching effects. That’s why making sure your web CMS can handle the new technologies and features included in a redesign is imperative. "
Apr 11
Rachel Burt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"We exist solely to make our customers successful. Without satisfied customers, we’d be out of business. "
Apr 9
Rachel Burt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"If you manage one of the million websites affected by Drupalgeddon 2, the latest “highly critical” Drupal security breach, it may be time to rethink your web CMS. "
Apr 5
David Giordano is now a member of University Web Developers
Apr 5
Rachel Burt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"When evaluating a new web content management system, make sure to get cross-campus input and buy-in, but avoid creating more work for your coworkers. "
Apr 4
Rachel Burt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"It’s time to put to rest the notion that one can game search engine algorithms. "
Apr 4
Rachel Burt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Multi-tasking and constant interruptions are inevitable when working in higher ed. The Notes Gadget can help. "
Apr 3
Katie Stompor posted a discussion

Sr. Web Developer at Purdue University Northwest

The Purdue Northwest Marketing & Communication team is looking for an experienced Sr. Web Developer. Find the full job listing here: http://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/nc_3/joblist.ftl?lang=en&portal=52400108274See More
Apr 2
Katie Stompor is now a member of University Web Developers
Apr 2

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