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Website Translation Services

I've been tasked with getting some of our website translated into Spanish and Chinese. We had some pages translated into Spanish several ye…

Started by Mark Mazelin

2 20 hours ago
Reply by Mark Mazelin

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation 2014

How have Canadian post-secondary schools dealt with complying to CRTC's anti-spam legislation that is coming into effect this July?  Are al…

Started by Michael Carpenter

3 Apr 24, 2014
Reply by Dan Bashaw

Working with the presentation layer of a Jenzabar based portal

This may, or may not be a long shot, I returned to higher ed web management in January. One of the joys I have inherited is refining the UX…

Started by Ken Pooley

0 Mar 10, 2014

Redirect Service

Hi everybody! Hi Dr. Nick! (sorry couldn't resist the Simpsons reference). I am interested in making our main college domain and www subdo…

Started by Loren Leonard

0 Feb 20, 2014

Marketing Workflow Software Recommendations

Anyone out there have workflow / project management software (AtTask, robohead, davinci, etc) they are happy with for their office/dept/div…

Started by Sarah McMaster

0 Dec 19, 2013

RFP for Suppliers that conduct research / consult for websites

Hi all I am sending out an RFP to hire external consultants. The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to identify a supplier to facilita…

Started by Marilyn Strain

0 Dec 9, 2013

Subfolders vs. Subdomains

I was just curious what other people's experience has been with using subdomains for different departments/schools instead of regular subfo…

Started by Stephen Bell

18 Oct 10, 2013
Reply by Jeff Johnson

Advice? Moving From Decentralized to Centralized Workflow Review

My institution is moving from a very decentralized Web presence where little is reviewed before it is published to the public website to in…

Started by Doug Minor

0 Apr 4, 2013

Cannibalizing web traffic?

As we are coming to a calendar year close and recently completed an advertising campaign, we have been looking at our web analytics to see…

Started by Kevin Hanselman

6 Dec 21, 2012
Reply by Dan Bashaw

Web Editor Policies- when is enough, enough?

So here's my situation- we've got over 230 web editors campus-wide who handle the day-to-day upkeep and maintenance of content on their sit…

Started by Dan Demmons

7 Nov 1, 2012
Reply by Kathy Larrieu

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Mark Mazelin replied to Mark Mazelin's discussion Website Translation Services
"Thanks Dan--this is helpful. As we evaluate options, I'll let you know if we'd like to pursue the SocialChine route. --Mark"
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Dan Bashaw replied to Mark Mazelin's discussion Website Translation Services
"Given a relatively small volume of pages, it is probably best to handle this manually, ensuring that your workflow triggers a translation when the English version of the page changes. With this approach you can use either local translators, or…"
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Website Translation Services

I've been tasked with getting some of our website translated into Spanish and Chinese. We had some pages translated into Spanish several years ago, but since multi-lingual was not part of our workflow, the content on those pages quickly became out-of-date and were just recently removed from the site.Do any of you have pages translated to other languages? Do you use a 3rd-party service to do it, or someone on campus with those skills? Or an automated service like Google translate?For those of…See More
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Michelle L. Monti replied to Michelle L. Monti's discussion Questioning the Value of College Holiday Videos
"Thanks for responding, Erik! I agree and like your point about it being a different kind of piece without a call to action. Those projects have their place, but is sometimes hard to justify carving out the time for them."
Friday
Erik Hagen replied to Michelle L. Monti's discussion Questioning the Value of College Holiday Videos
"We did one in 2012 and 2013, but not 2014. We initially got caught up in the buzz because everyone was doing them, and it seemed like a fun idea. But this last cycle we were so busy with other projects we couldn't justify carving out the time.…"
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Erik Hagen posted a discussion

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 shop. Ideally the employee would type in their info into a form, and that text would be dropped into a predefined PDF template. I know this falls under the "web to print" industry, but I haven't found any workable services yet. Thanks!See More
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Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Otero Junior College has gone live with their new responsive website. Design by our partner Donoughe Design. Great work!! www.ojc.edu "
Feb 25
Nursalim Hadi posted a discussion

Web Developer - College of Business - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

WEB DEVELOPER Information Technology College of Business University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignSearch ExtendedThe College of Business seeks a Web Developer responsible for the College's web design. The primary focus for this full-time, non-tenured academic professional position will be to leverage available web technologies and services (including a Web CMS), extensive technical skill, and strong independent judgment and decision making skills to architect and implement web sites that…See More
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Nursalim Hadi is now a member of University Web Developers
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Amber Klaus is now a member of University Web Developers
Feb 21
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Looking forward to working with our newest customer Merced College. Welcome to the OmniUpdate family!"
Feb 20
Kevin Hanselman posted a discussion

Webmaster at The Sage Colleges

The Webmaster manages and maintains all aspects of The Sage Colleges’ website, www.sage.edu, as well as Sage’s online presence and e-communications, in order to provide a successful online interaction for our audiences with Sage and to support key enrollment and advancement goals. This full-time administrative position reports to the Senior Director of…See More
Feb 20
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"East Los Angeles College has a new responsive website. Looks great! www.elac.edu "
Feb 19
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Everybody's favorite OU Campus trainer gives some great tips on building your own training program in today's blog post. Check it out! "
Feb 18
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Please note that OmniUpdate will be closed this Monday in observance of President's Day. Business will resume on Tuesday at 6:00 AM PST."
Feb 13
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Happy Friday everyone! OU Campus has some new users over at University of Alaska Anchorage. Welcome to the OmniUpdate family!"
Feb 13
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"The 2015 OmniUpdate User Training Conference is almost here! See some familiar faces and learn more about the goings-on at the conference in today’s blog post. "
Feb 12
Stephanie Enoch is now a member of University Web Developers
Feb 12
Colleen Brennan-Barry replied to Colleen Brennan-Barry's discussion HighEdWeb Announces 2015 Regional Conferences
"We're excited, too -- we know it's going to be a really great few days of learning. Looking forward to seeing you there!"
Feb 11

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