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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. Nov. 24, 2016WCMS migration to responsive cut-off date – August 31, 2017

  2. Jan. 17, 2017SharePoint maintenance and ADS account removal – January 25

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates  will be applied to SharePoint servers. These changes will impact both and services. During this update cycle updates will be applied, and all remaining legacy ADS accounts will be removed from SharePoint. This change will not impact Security Group names that may still contain ADS in the display name.

  3. Jan. 17, 2017PHP upgrade on WCMS production and feeds servers – January 17

    What is happening? PHP is being upgraded on the WCMS production and feeds servers. Features and functionality of the WCMS will remain unchanged after the upgrade.

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  1. Jan. 24, 2017WCMS Web Form Creation [SEW 101]

    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 [SEW099]

    Instructors: Elizabeth Scott, WCMS Training & Support, Information Systems & Technology

  2. Jan. 24, 2017Introduction to Web Accessibility [SEW026]

    What does it mean for a website to be accessible? Your role as a content writer or editor is very important. This presentation will help you understand why accessibility is important and what is needed to make your website accessible. You will learn about the new Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the resources available.

    Pre-requisite: None
    Instructor: Liam Morland, Web Accessibility Consultant, Information Systems & Technology

  3. Feb. 7, 2017WCMS for Content Maintainers [SEW099]

    This hands-on course for content maintainers will provide an overview of the main features of the Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) including creating new content, editing content, uploading and adding images and documents, submitting drafts for review, reviewing drafts, publishing and managing content. Please note: two half-day course.

    Pre-requisite: None

    Instructors: Elizabeth Scott, WCMS Training & Support, Information Systems & Technology

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