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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. July 28, 2016WCMS feature request freeze & backlog clean up

    What is happening? All feature requests/tickets in the WCMS development queue will be reviewed. Those that are older than one year, do not align with the remaining 2016 development priorities, or are not considered “business critical” will be resolved.

    Moving forward, we ask that all new feature requests be held until otherwise notified.

  2. Sept. 13, 2016WCMS version 2.1.0 release

    All WCMS responsive websites are being upgraded to 2.1.0. This upgrade is scheduled to be deployed to pilot sites overnight on Tuesday, September 13 and production sites starting on Thursday, September 15.

    Non-responsive, single page, publications, and conference sites are not affected by this release.

    These release notes are subject to change without notice until the final release date.

  3. Sept. 13, 2016UPDATE: WCMS upgrade to 2.1.0 - September 13 -21

    UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, tonight’s planned upgrade of WCMS production sites to version 2.1.0 has been postponed. The upgrade will continue as scheduled tomorrow evening beginning at 7:00 p.m. Additional information will be shared if the upgrade schedule changes.

    The upgrade to production sites will occur during the following windows:

    • Thursday, September 15 from 7:00 p.m. to Friday, September 16 at 7:00 a.m.
    • Monday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. to Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00 a.m.
    • Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. to Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00 a.m.
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  1. Sept. 27, 2016Introduction 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

  2. Sept. 28, 2016Excel Level 3 [SEW132]

    Content for this course has been derived from suggestions/questions put forth from members of the University community and will include:

  3. Oct. 11, 2016WCMS 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: Taylor Small, WCMS Training & Support, Information Systems & Technology

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