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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. Jan. 14, 2021WCMS 2.9.1 release

    All WCMS "FDSU", single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.9.1, a maintenance release.

    This upgrade is scheduled to be deployed to pilot sites overnight on Monday, January 18, and to production sites starting on Monday, January 25.

    These release notes are subject to change without notice.

  2. Aug. 12, 2020WCMS Kitchen sink survey summary

    IST's Web Development team conducted a WCMS Kitchen sink survey to gather feedback from WCMS users on some general questions we have for the WCMS 3 rebuild project.

    The survey was available to all WCMS content maintainers for a period of approximately two weeks and received submissions from 64 participants who were asked to comment on various content types, formatting processes, and functionality.

  3. July 31, 2020WCMS 2.9.0 release

    All WCMS "FDSU", single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.9.0.

    This upgrade is scheduled to be deployed to pilot sites overnight on Wednesday, September 23, and to production sites starting on Monday, September 28.

    This is intended to be the final feature release for WCMS 2, with any future releases being maintenance-only (patches, security).

    These release notes are subject to change without notice.

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  1. Jan. 18, 2021WCMS update for January 2021

    In this issue:

    • Email validation settings
    • WCMS 3 alpha 1 testing
    • WCMS 2.9.1 release
    • Reduced course offerings
    • New on Web Resources
  2. Jan. 18, 2021Minimizing invalid emails entered on web forms

    If you work with web forms that collect the submitter’s email address, you will find that the email address doesn’t actually work. Sometimes this is intentional on the part of the submitter (“I’m not giving them my email address”), but often it’s just a typo. Hasn’t everyone accidentally typed “@uwatelroo.ca” at some point?

  3. Dec. 11, 2020Web Dev Rev wrap-up for December 11, 2020
    WCMS Web Dev Rev

    This week's Web Dev Rev had notes on Drupal initiatives, the introduction of Lighthouse Parade, a Christmas cannon, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on inclusivity by design. Click through to read the whole blog post...

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