Welcome to Web Resources

Web Resources is intended to be a “hub” for website maintainers at Waterloo. Request a website. Stay informed by joining the UWweb mailing list. And, don’t forget to familiarize yourself with the campus-wide web guidelines and policies that pertain to your site.

  1. May 30, 2019WCMS upgrade to v2.7.1 - May 30

    What is happening? All WCMS "FDSU", single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.7.1. This release does not affect UWaterloo Scholar sites. Full release notes are available, which are subject to change.

    When is this happening? 

    Pilot sites, wms-dev, and wms-profiles will be updated:

    • Thursday, May 30 from 7:00 p.m. to Friday, May 31 at 7:00 a.m. 

  2. May 29, 2019WCMS 2.7.1 release

    All WCMS "FDSU", single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.7.1. This release does not affect UWaterloo Scholar sites.

    This upgrade is scheduled to be deployed to pilot sites overnight on Thursday, May 30, and to production sites starting on Monday, June 3.

    These release notes are subject to change without notice.

  3. May 8, 2019UWaterloo Scholar upgrade – May 8
    What is happening? All UWaterloo Scholar sites are being upgraded to UWaterloo Scholar version 1.6 and Open Scholar version 3.103.19.
     
    Why is this happening? This upgrade includes new site fixes and updates. To view the details of the changes, visit: https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/uwaterloo-scholar-16-release
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  1. Sep. 17, 2019WCMS for Site Managers

    This hands-on course for Site Managers will provide an overview of site manager specific tasks and functionality in the Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) including creating site-wide content (promotional items, footers, etc.), managing user access and site permissions, adding Google analytics tracking, managing redirects, and managing workflow.

    Pre-requisite: WCMS for Content Maintainers

  2. Sep. 24, 2019WCMS Web Form Creation

    In this hands-on course we introduce the WCMS form features and guide you through creating a form, adding form components, configuring email options, and using conditionals and form validation. We'll also talk about security and privacy concerns with collecting data and how you can decide what to collect.

    Pre-requisite: WCMS for Content Maintainers

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  1. Aug. 30, 2019Web Dev Rev wrap-up for August 30, 2019
    WCMS Web Dev Rev

    Another week of Web Dev Rev has notes that include marking modules as compatible with both Drupal 8 and Drupal 9, accessibly splitting text, and more. We finished off a video on implementing Georgia.gov's front end, and ended with a video on new & experimental CSS tools in Firefox. Click through to read the whole blog post...

  2. Aug. 23, 2019Web Dev Rev wrap-up for August 23, 2019
    WCMS Web Dev Rev

    Another week of Web Dev Rev has notes that include a new module for automatic Drupal updates, changes to Git, a Flash emulator, and much more. We finished off by starting a video on implementing Georgia.gov's front end. Click through to read the whole blog post...

  3. Aug. 22, 2019WCMS update for August 2019

    In this issue:

    • Vertical Embedded timeline styles
    • WCMS fall co-op training
    • WCMS course offerings
    • WCMS Drop-in lab hours
    • WCMS user experience survey
    • SEW is moving to ITPD
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