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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

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

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

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
"New blog post! Find out what prospective students are wanting to find on your website."
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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
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: 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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Apr 10
Barb Iannucci replied to Dean Hartman's discussion Best CMS option
"I'm interested in this as well..."
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
Apr 4
Cindy is now a member of University Web Developers
Apr 1
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Tarekegn Nibret is now a member of University Web Developers
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Scott Dailey is now a member of University Web Developers
Mar 10
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Our presenters at the 2017 OmniUpdate User Training Conference are eager to share their wisdom! See a special announcement about our esteemed keynote speaker, and find out what our presenters are most excited to share in their sessions in our latest…"
Mar 8
Profile IconJanice D Smith and Y. Boone joined University Web Developers
Mar 8
Catherine Crameri joined Mark Greenfield's group


This group is for all those interested in Web Accessibility.See More
Feb 22
Catherine Crameri is now a member of University Web Developers
Feb 22
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"We’ll have tons of hands-on workshops at the 2017 OmniUpdate User Training Conference. Our latest blog post will show you which workshops are right for you!"
Feb 21
Songmei Han is now a member of University Web Developers
Feb 20
Colleen Brennan-Barry posted a discussion

HighEdWeb 2017: Call for Presentations is Open

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association is very pleased to announce that we are now accepting presentation proposals for the HighEdWeb 2017 Annual Conference, scheduled for October 8-11 in Hartford, CT.HighEdWeb 2017 is the conference BY and FOR higher education Web professionals who want to explore the unique web issues facing colleges and universities. Our profession is always growing, and we are looking for a wide variety of presenters and…See More
Feb 16

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