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Comment by Carol Clements on September 17, 2009 at 2:04pm
OmniUpdate has launched a new website home page. Check it out at
Comment by Carol Clements on September 16, 2009 at 1:32pm
Did you know that OmniUpdate Training Tuesdays classes start this month? These free monthly training sessions on OU Campus topics of interest will be 30 to 45 minutes long, held the last Tuesday of every month, and are open to all OU Campus administrators and users.

The first class on New Page Properties is scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, 11:00 am (Pacific Time). For this class, knowledge of creating and editing templates is recommended. Don’t wait, sign up today!
Comment by Sara Arnold on June 9, 2009 at 5:50pm
Congratulations to Hinds Community College for winning the award for College Public Relations Association of Mississippi Best Web Site - Junior Division (Community College) for a second year in a row. Keep up the great work!
Comment by Carol Clements on May 6, 2009 at 12:57pm

College of San Mateo won the first place Web Page Award for their website during the April 2009 CCPRO Pro Awards held in San Francisco, California. When asked about receiving their award, Valerie Tyler, Webmaster at College of San Mateo, stated, “It’s great to win this first place award. The website is an important marketing and communication tool for us and receiving recognition for our efforts makes everyone involved with its development quite proud.”
Congratulations to the entire team at College of San Mateo! From Left to Right: Heather Paizis, Alex Guiriba, Christianne Marra, Beverley Madden, Michael Habeeb, Perry Uzunoglu, Justin Merritt, Valerie Tyler, David McLain, Jasmine Witham, Art Morgan, Christopher Smith.
Comment by Carol Clements on April 29, 2009 at 1:21pm
Our next webcast on How to Create an Online Course Catalog is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 2:00 PM Eastern time. Come hear Stony Brook University's Web Content Manager, Michael Gasparino, assisted by Web Coordinator, Lynn Zawie, discuss their institution's recent undertaking of this project in order to save time and money, meet accessibility requirements, and address sustainability concerns. You will hear Michael and Lynn talk about how the online catalog works, learn about their phased approach to implementation, and see a live demonstration. If your institution is considering implementing an online course catalog, you won't want to miss this presentation. Register Now.
Comment by Carol Clements on February 2, 2009 at 3:46pm
Please join Justin Gatewood, Webmaster for Victor Valley College, as he co-hosts a free webcast on February 18, 2009, to discuss CSS with Mobile Devices. This session will offer some great “how to” technical advice for those wrestling with this same development issue, especially those already managing their website with the OU Campus web content management software. Please register for the event and be sure to share this invitation with a friend.
Comment by Carol Clements on December 19, 2008 at 1:38pm
Have you signed up for the 2009 OmniUpdate User Conference yet? The conference is being held March 29-31, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, California. We’ve got a great list of speakers, sessions, and hands-on workshops lined up, plus a dinner and tour aboard the historic Queen Mary! Don’t wait, register today. The early-bird discount ends January 16, 2009. Visit the conference website at
Comment by Carol Clements on December 1, 2008 at 1:09pm
We’d like to welcome Andrew Soderberg to OmniUpdate as our new Vice President of Client Services, effective December 1, 2008. Andrew leads our customer service and professional services departments and is based out of our California headquarters. His extensive experience with our web content management software and first-hand knowledge of our client experience make him an ideal fit. Welcome aboard, Andy!
Comment by Carol Clements on November 24, 2008 at 1:08pm
Don’t miss our December 3, 2008, webcast on “Improving Your Student Portal” with special guest Rachel Reuben, Director of Web Communication and Strategic Projects at SUNY New Paltz. Rachel will discuss the university’s implementation of a My First Year hub within their Luminis portal called "". The hub provides exclusive information to first year students. Come listen as Rachel shares the university's success story, including how they made the management of their portal easier using OmniUpdate's web CMS. The webcast is FREE! For more details and to register, visit
Comment by Michael Monina on October 23, 2008 at 5:53pm
Hot off the press! Take a look at the article on using video on the .edu website, written by Barin von Foregger, Web Multimedia Specialist at Hinds Community College. Published in the fall supplement of Community College Week, the article highlights the implementation of video on the Hinds website and provides tips for making video a success.

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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 the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
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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
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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
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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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