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Site Search: Evaluating and Testing

Amherst College is considering switching the search engine we use on our website (Drupal) from Google Search Appliance (GSA) to Google Cust…

Started by Howard Hanna

0 Aug 5, 2015

Please take a moment to complete the 2015 Higher Education Web Survey

Have your say in the 2nd Annual T4 Higher Education web survey and be in with a chance to win £/$/€ 100 Amazon voucher. It's open to all IT…

Started by Louise Ryan

0 Jun 25, 2015

HighEdWeb Invites Nominations for Board of Directors

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association, working to create and manag…

Started by Colleen Brennan-Barry

0 May 20, 2015

Transitioning course catalog from old-school InDesign/PDF to web-based system...

So, the "powers that be" here are looking into various catalog systems...for next year. In the meantime, we're now working on our (hopeful…

Started by Doug Thompson

1 May 20, 2015
Reply by Matt Herzberger

Examples of landing pages in Higher Ed

Going for two questions in one day ( I have been saving them up) I am looking for examples of landing pages in higher ed, especially direc…

Started by Ken Pooley

2 Apr 22, 2015
Reply by Ken Pooley

Google Maps Contact

Hi All, I am throwing this out there as we have tried most everything else and it has not gone well. In short: we are looking for a conta…

Started by Ken Pooley

0 Mar 25, 2015

.sucks domain going live in June

As if ICANN hasn't wreaked enough havoc, it was announced recently that the sunrise portion for the domain .sucks will open towards the end…

Started by John Jackson

0 Mar 16, 2015

Migration to WordPress

Several of us are currently migrating sites from various CMS's to WordPress. Let's use this discussion thread to share our tips and experie…

Started by Dan Bashaw

23 Mar 4, 2015
Reply by Dan Bashaw

Questioning the Value of College Holiday Videos

I'm wondering what people think is the value of doing a holiday video for a college/university. What is the goal? Do schools make them simp…

Started by Michelle L. Monti

2 Feb 27, 2015
Reply by Michelle L. Monti

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 sho…

Started by Erik Hagen

0 Feb 27, 2015

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Laura Peil is now a member of University Web Developers
Saturday
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Does customer service matter when choosing a CMS? Just ask Sherri Davis, webmaster at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida. #HurricaneMichael"
Friday
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"There’s no need to hire a pricey consultant to tell you if your college or university website is performing. Just ask your students. "
Nov 13
Jessie Groll posted a discussion

Thoughts on "part-time work from home" for a web developer?

This isn't a posting for a job (but hopefully that will be coming soon!)We are looking to hire a new web developer, and have gotten the OK from HR to offer this with the possibility of working from home a few days of the week, and in the office the other days. We're hoping to draw in some more candidates from outside of our local area. This is only the second position at our institution that is not fully on site, so we're in uncharted territory!I'm curious to know, does anyone work part-time…See More
Nov 12
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Join us for our next webcast with Stephen Fornal from Tarrant County College and learn how to simplify web layouts with CSS Grid and Flexbox! "
Nov 8
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Congrats to Robin Oliver of Western Carolina University for being named the 2018 AMA Higher Education Marketer of the Year! "
Nov 7
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"There is a simple way to advise content contributors about writing content for your school’s website: “Go with the Flow.”"
Nov 6
Jon Shaw posted a discussion

The .app domain

Have any schools jumped on board the .app domain?See More
Nov 5
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Check out these 5 steps to conducting a successful website pilot content audit"
Nov 2
Profile IconHilary Knox, Anthony Vela and Tina Burnell joined University Web Developers
Nov 1
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Register now for our next webcast to learn about differences in accessibility laws, best practices, and free tools to help test the accessibility of your own sites! "
Oct 31
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Every year, there is always a surprise statistic to learn in the E-Expectations Trend Report about prospective students. What was it for 2018? "
Oct 31
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"The good news about conducting a website content audit is that there are a number of free and fee-based tools to make the process faster and easier. "
Oct 25
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"When designing a targeted marketing campaign for first-generation students, consider these 5 points"
Oct 24
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"You know that compiling a comprehensive report of your website’s content and its data is a key step in a website redesign, but what does it mean? "
Oct 18
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Here’s some advice: save your money being spent on direct mail and focus your marketing efforts online. "
Oct 16
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
" Before you launch into new content creation or migrate content to your new website during a redesign, save time and resources by evaluating your existing content. "
Oct 12
Jessie Groll replied to Jessie Groll's discussion Front End Web Developer Opening at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
"Note, the deadline has been extended on this search!"
Oct 11
Rachel Mele commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"If a website redesign is in your future, our new white paper is a must-read! It’s a step-by-step guide to auditing your content so your new site is well-organized, streamlined, and replete with high-performing pages. Download now!"
Oct 10

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