"If they're just for redirects, then we require them to have a VERY good reason for it. This might be an opportunity for you to get these groups inline. Either decentralize and get your vanity, or live with what you have."
"The majority of our sites are at vanity domains (admissions.nd.edu, al.nd.edu, law.nd.edu, etc). This stems partly from the fact that each of these properties is its own site. We don't host any department/college sites as part of our main site…"
"1. Let the design, not device sizes dictate your breakpoints.
2. Watch the download size of your site. Think back to the days when people were still on modems.
3. Format your markup in an order that makes sense when formatted for small screens.
"Erik - It's nice to see another higher ed developer using responsive web design. The site looks great, and I'm a fan of your work. I recently started working at Johns Hopkins and am slowly migrating the sites into responsive…"
Erik - It's nice to see another higher ed developer using responsive web design. The site looks great, and I'm a fan of your work. I recently started working at Johns Hopkins and am slowly migrating the sites into responsive templates. Economics is the first: http://econ.jhu.edu
"Implementing a content governance plan, complete with workflows and approvals, is essential when building a digital strategy for your site. Register for our upcoming webcast with Stamats to learn best practices for content governance. "
"Change is inevitable, and you want to make sure your content is still consistent after you reorganize your site. Check out the importance of using dependency tags in OU Campus to make sure both your site visitors and search engines can still find…"
"Planning a dream kitchen is like redesigning a website. It's easy to change the colors, but if the content doesn't provide what users need, your site visitors will not find value. So where do you start?"
"Your website’s voice helps drive your brand and deliver consistency across your site. In our latest blog post, Jim Heiney from Lock Haven University shows how to keep that consistency using OU Campus."
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 http://www.4icu.org/top-universities-facebook/For the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
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
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: http://get.socialengine.com/ning/ The process was pretty smooth for…"