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Should there be membership restrictions?

Currently this site is open to anyone including people working directly at colleges and universities, vendors, consultants, and anyone else…

Started by Mark GreenfieldLatest Reply

Should we add pages to this site

There is a hidden feature in Ning that allows you to add static html pages (It is still in Beta). Should we enable this feature? I think th…

Started by Mark GreenfieldLatest Reply

Forum Posts vs. Group Posts

As we think about how best to organize this site, one question will be the relationship between what goes in the forum and what goes into t…

Started by Mark GreenfieldLatest Reply

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Moving this site forward

My goal when we started this site 18 months ago was to create a community for higher education web professionals where we could build relat…

Started by Mark Greenfield

32 Feb 14, 2012
Reply by Michael McGlynn

Where Do We Go Next

UWEBD continues to grow at a steady pace.  This week we passed 3,300 members, and our growth continues at around 100 new members per month.…

Started by Mark Greenfield

1 Jul 7, 2010
Reply by Chris Wiegman

CUWEBD Has A New Owner

Or, it will have as soon as Ning finishes the procedure. Mark Greenfield has done the yeoman's work on making this Web version of UWEBD in…

Started by Terry Calhoun

4 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by Robin Smail

Ning Apps

Last week Ning officially launched a platform that gives users access to more than 90 embeddable applications and widgets. Here is the comp…

Started by Mark Greenfield

12 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by Jon Crannage

Status Updates on Ning

Ning's latest release includes providing Twitter-like status updates on profile pages. (See http://blog.ning.com/2009/09/tonights-release-i

Started by Mark Greenfield

6 Sep 11, 2009
Reply by almohaya

Moderating Requests for New Members

As our site has grown, we are seeing an increasing in inappropriate activity including new members joining with the sole purpose of solicit…

Started by Mark Greenfield

28 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Mark Greenfield

Group "Latest Activity" Dates

I am curious about something related to the "Latest Activity" dates and times shown in the "Groups" area. Is there any way to identify what…

Started by Curtiss Grymala

0 May 14, 2009

The mug decision was an excellent choice

Because they also sent gummy bears! Yummy! Thanks for setting the mug thing up.

Started by K

20 Dec 29, 2008
Reply by Wendy Chun

IRC room

Let's set up an irc room, if for nothing more than trolling. Anyone know/care which network we use? for now, how about irc://irc.freenode.…

Started by Samuel Kallen

8 Nov 11, 2008
Reply by Bryan Jordin

Bring your uwebd mug to High Ed Web and win an ipod nano

For those of you who do not receive e-mail notifications from our site: Bring your uwebd mug to High Ed Web next week and use it during th…

Started by Mark Greenfield

3 Oct 3, 2008
Reply by Susan

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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!"
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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.…"
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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. :\"
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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
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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!"
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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?"
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WordPress

This group is for all those using WordPress as both a blogging platform and as a CMS
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

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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Implementing a content governance plan, complete with workflows and approvals, is essential when building a digital strategy for your site. Register for our upcoming webcast with Stamats to learn best practices for content governance. "
Jun 15
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Web accessibility is an important aspect of any website. But where do you start when it comes to making your higher ed site accessible? Read on to see how easy it is to begin. "
Jun 14
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Using redirects on your site when change occurs can help with SEO. Find out more about how to handle reorganization and redirection in our latest blog post. "
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Johnathan F Kelly is now a member of University Web Developers
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Debbie joined Mark Greenfield's group
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WordPress

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Accessibility

This group is for all those interested in Web Accessibility.See More
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