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Kerri Hicks
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  • Kingston, RI
  • United States
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Diversity

Started May 31, 2012

Blogging best practices
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Lobaugh Jun 26, 2010.

Bad news on Facebook?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Heasley Dec 2, 2009.

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Kerri Hicks posted a discussion

Diversity

Hi all,Diversity has long been an interest of mine, and as a university web developer, ensuring that our web site supports the University's diversity initiatives is a priority for me.Diversity is also a buzzword on most campuses, I think, and administrators, deans, department heads, faculty, and students are all interested in ensuring that diversity is a consideration in most of the decisions we make.Here are some of the things I'm grappling with, and I wonder if anyone else is grappling with…See More
May 31, 2012
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WordPress

This group is for all those using WordPress as both a blogging platform and as a CMS
Oct 20, 2011
Kerri Hicks replied to Connie D. Delano's discussion Campus Calendars
"Hi Connie,   We're currently talking to Localist -- had them here to do some presentations, and we're very likely to go with them.   I did the due diligence and spoke with people from Johns Hopkins, Cornell, and Goucher, all of…"
Apr 27, 2011
Kerri Hicks replied to Mike Takahashi's discussion Survey by Adobe says people prefer mobile web, not apps in the group Mobile
"That's pretty interesting stuff. I wonder, though, how we can apply it to our own academic mobile presences. We're debating right now the usefulness of a map in our mobile app for current students. I'm sure it would have some…"
Nov 1, 2010
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Mobile

This group has been created to explore all things mobile as they relate to higher ed
Nov 1, 2010
Kerri Hicks replied to Dan Thornbury's discussion What's your position title?
"We have "official" titles and "working" titles, too, so I'm "Senior Information Technologist" on official documents, but my business card says "Manager of Web Communications". I do soup to nuts, from hand…"
Aug 5, 2010
Ben Lobaugh replied to Kerri Hicks's discussion Blogging best practices
"Something else to consider if you use Facebook as a vehicle of communication is the blog import tool inside Facebook. Using the import tool you can automagically have every blog post show up inside your Facebook account. Users can even like and…"
Jun 26, 2010
annalisa replied to Kerri Hicks's discussion Blogging best practices
"I grabbed these from somewhere some time ago to distribute to those that requested blogging tips... I am by no means taking credit for them! 1. Know Your Audience. Having an image of your target reader helps you craft your approach and limits…"
Jun 25, 2010

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Employer?
University of Rhode Island
Website:
http://www.uri.edu
Personal Website:
http://kerrihicks.wordpress.com
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
Accessibility, CSS, Information Architecture
What CMS are you using?
None
What department or office are you in?
Communications and Marketing
Primary Job Responsibility
Web development, social media, centralized content, distributed-author support, dynamic db-driven pages, multimedia, special projects
Number of students at your institution
15,000

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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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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
"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. "
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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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