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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

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

Free Webinar: Moving from Broadcasting to Community Building

We wanted to share a free 30-minute webinar we're putting on later this month: Moving from Broadcasting to Community Building Want to creat…

Started by Mark Rothbaum

0 May 12, 2014

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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Change is inevitable, and you want to make sure your content is still consistent after you reorganize your site. Check out the importance of using dependency tags in OU Campus to make sure both your site visitors and search engines can still find…"
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Allison Howard is now a member of University Web Developers
May 19
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Planning a dream kitchen is like redesigning a website. It's easy to change the colors, but if the content doesn't provide what users need, your site visitors will not find value. So where do you start?"
May 12
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"When thinking about valuable content for your higher ed site, try testimonials and quotes to attract prospective students. Download the latest E-Expectations report today. "
May 11
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Check out more of these stats by downloading our latest E-Expectations Report today!"
May 4
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Your website’s voice helps drive your brand and deliver consistency across your site. In our latest blog post, Jim Heiney from Lock Haven University shows how to keep that consistency using OU Campus."
May 2
Fabio posted a discussion

Top 200 Universities in Facebook

Just a brief note to inform all University developers that we have just published a new ranking of the top 200 Universities in Facebook based on the number of likes (fans count) each Facebook page has. Visit http://www.4icu.org/top-universities-facebook/For the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
May 2
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New blog post! Find out what prospective students are wanting to find on your website."
Apr 28
Kathy Nix posted a discussion

user levels

Is there anyway you can edit a user level?  We have level 8 users and want to add "Add to Dictionary" without opening every user and clicking on the Add to Dictionary box.See More
Apr 26
Doug Thompson posted a discussion

Solution for deluge of daily emails?

So way back in "the day" (eight or so years ago), our employee/student email inboxes were routinely deluged with 40+ individual email messages per day due to the "campus-wide" email lists being open for anyone here to send messages to.Enough people eventually decried the situation, so we came up with an email/website "publication" that was basically akin to a "daily digest email" of what were originally individual messages.This was highly successful and took a large part of the burden off of…See More
Apr 21
Andrew Soderberg replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The UWEBD Social Network Will Live On
"Mark, Just a suggestion regarding a sustainable future for UWEBD (software platform). When I was at OmniUpdate we migrated from Ning to SocialEngine. SE has a Ning 2 import tool: http://get.socialengine.com/ning/ The process was pretty smooth for…"
Apr 21
Christopher Snizik is now a member of University Web Developers
Apr 18
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Our 2017 OmniUpdate User Training Conference was a huge success! For a recap of the event, head over to our blog. "
Apr 17
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Barb Iannucci replied to Dean Hartman's discussion Best CMS option
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Apr 4
Dean Hartman posted a discussion

Best CMS option

It's time for us to move away from our current CMS, and I was wondered what is working best for others: a pre-packaged solution, or building your own with WordPress, Drupal or ...?See More
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