"We weren't generating sitemap xml's before I arrived here. We immediately started doing so and it is fundamental to our strategy. I still think it's a matter of not knowing to do so, or like you mentioned that it's not worth the…"
A few comments:
1. Making the large image so big that it pushes your news content below the fold is an interesting design decision. I realize you're placing the emphasis on "telling the story," which I think is right on, but…"
I've been saying all week that I'll post this "when the site is ready." But nothing is ever ready on the web, and the cleanup on the long tail of our site will continue for a while, so I'll just ask:Would you mind sharing thoughts, critiques, etc. of our relaunched site:http://www.jhu.eduThe only background I'll give you (because site visitors never get any pep talk either) is that we're trying to radically simplify our presentation from the usual clutter of a…See More
"We are also using Bedework, an open source solution developed by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It's been great to collaborate with RPI and the other schools who are now using it. We've been able to do some additional customization to…"
I use Google Calendar with a java script that displays it in an unordered list.
I can easily publish it in different ways, and share it with other Google Accts.
My ghetto solution works really well so far, though it's not really the…"
"I dunno, I don't like the juxtaposition of the labels "Parents & Families" and "Kids & Families." I'm not even sure why kids would be important enough to earn such a high billing in navigation. Other than that,…"
I just came across the UVA web site recently. And while I've been focusing on radical streamlining of university web sites, they do such a good job of organizing the traditional "university web site for all audiences," I'd like to hear more about how they got where they are today.Any UVA folks on this forum, or does anyone here have contacts in their web group?Thanks.TimSee More
Hello,I'm in charge of information systems at SUNY Orange, but our budget isn't currently allowing us to hire a full-time web developer, so I was looking for outsourced solutions that other institutions can recommend. We have a few PHP/MySQL applications, and will be shortly moving to OmniUpdate as far as general content management. We also have a Luminis portal.Any suggestions?Thank you in advance.ArturSee More
"I would support using LinkedIn for this group (and have confirmed that I am a member over there). Generally I follow highered topics/people on twitter, but long-range/complicated discussions are impossible on that platform. A combo of…"
"Emergency Alerts for OU Campus allows you to communicate with students, staff, and the community with custom website announcements. When time matters most, make sure your website is the go-to place for info."
"This is the first time I have been here in a long time. Selfishly, I would hope that you would be able to continue the site, but I understand realities. As I re-acquaint myself, I'm seeing a lot of value in what you have tirelessly built.…"
"Hi Mark, in line with many others who have posted, first a big thank you for providing this resource for so many years. I was a keen reader of it and occasional poster a good few years ago. And I loved my Website Hero mug until I dropped it and had…"
"I was a recent addition and did not find too much activity here that I could leverage but LinkedIn does seem to be the logical destination. Perhaps there is interest here and you can crowd source the migration. Migrating the content could…"
"I would be very sorry to see this resource go. I am just a one person shop at my college and feel quite a alone as far as anyone understanding the complexity of what I do. It's a wonderful thing to see people facing the same challenges I face…"
"I wouldn't feel necessary to stick with Ning if the cost isn't a burden. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Slack are all satisfactory options in my opinion. Slack is a great option for more instant communication, and you'll probably find a lot…"
"Thank you Mark, this has been an invaluable resource - particularly for seeing how our cohorts at other institutions approach the problems we all face.
But, as many people have said today, I haven't visited in a while. I think that's…"