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University Web Developers

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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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Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"A website redesign is about more than how your site looks; it should also take into consideration how your site engages visitors. #StartWithTheCMS "
22 hours ago
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"If you’re ready to make the redesign move, check out these 5 posts to help get you started"
Tuesday
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Join us for our next webcast with Jenny Slaughter from NewCity to learn about atomic design! "
Dec 7
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Being able to engage with prospective students however they access your website is the primary reason for going responsive, but there are several other important issues that a responsive site addresses. "
Dec 6
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"In a website redesign, if you take time to really evaluate existing content and your content plan up front, you’ll avoid mistakes that can cost you time and resources later on. "
Nov 29
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"According to the 2018 E-Expectations Trend Report, nothing turns off a potential student faster than a hard-to-navigate site or forms that take forever to fill out. "
Nov 27
Jessie Groll posted a discussion

Front End Web Developer, with Option for Flexible Work Arrangement, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is looking for a talented front-end web developer to join our growing team in the Marketing and Communications Division. This position offers the possibility of a flexible work arrangement with candidates being able to telecommute up to 3 days a week.The front-end Web Developer works to support and enhance the IUP website and other digital properties and communications. Using CSS, HTML, scripting languages, and other tools the web developer is responsible for…See More
Nov 27
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"According to the 2018 E-Expectations Trend Report, of the 67% of high school seniors and 68% of juniors who saw paid ads for colleges and universities, 41% of seniors and 45% of juniors actually CLICKED on the paid ads. "
Nov 20
Laura Peil is now a member of University Web Developers
Nov 17
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Does customer service matter when choosing a CMS? Just ask Sherri Davis, webmaster at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida. #HurricaneMichael"
Nov 16
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"There’s no need to hire a pricey consultant to tell you if your college or university website is performing. Just ask your students. "
Nov 13
Jessie Groll posted a discussion

Thoughts on "part-time work from home" for a web developer?

This isn't a posting for a job (but hopefully that will be coming soon!)We are looking to hire a new web developer, and have gotten the OK from HR to offer this with the possibility of working from home a few days of the week, and in the office the other days. We're hoping to draw in some more candidates from outside of our local area. This is only the second position at our institution that is not fully on site, so we're in uncharted territory!I'm curious to know, does anyone work part-time…See More
Nov 12
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Join us for our next webcast with Stephen Fornal from Tarrant County College and learn how to simplify web layouts with CSS Grid and Flexbox! "
Nov 8
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Congrats to Robin Oliver of Western Carolina University for being named the 2018 AMA Higher Education Marketer of the Year! "
Nov 7
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"There is a simple way to advise content contributors about writing content for your school’s website: “Go with the Flow.”"
Nov 6
Jon Shaw posted a discussion

The .app domain

Have any schools jumped on board the .app domain?See More
Nov 5
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Check out these 5 steps to conducting a successful website pilot content audit"
Nov 2
Profile IconHilary Knox, Anthony Vela and Tina Burnell joined University Web Developers
Nov 1
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Register now for our next webcast to learn about differences in accessibility laws, best practices, and free tools to help test the accessibility of your own sites! "
Oct 31

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