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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. 10, 2018SharePoint maintenance – January 17

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates will be applied to SharePoint servers. These updates will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

    When is this happening? Wednesday, January 17  from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 18.

  2. Jan. 4, 2018WCMS server emergency patching – January 4

    What is happening? The servers that host WCMS production and pilot sites (including forms, UWaterloo Scholar and WatVote) will have security patches applied.

    When is this happening? Thursday, January 4 from 7:00 p.m. to midnight.

  3. Dec. 19, 2017SharePoint maintenance – December 20

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates will be applied to SharePoint servers. These updates will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

    When is this happening? Wednesday, December 20 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21.

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  1. Feb. 20, 2018WCMS 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]

  2. Feb. 21, 2018Outlook Tips & Tricks [SEW001]

    Microsoft Exchange (Connect) is the platform used for on-campus email. In this seminar you will learn some helpful tips and tricks to navigate through Outlook 2016. From simple shortcuts to full email templates, you’ll be shown a variety of tools to make email easier.

    Pre-requisite: None

    Instructor: Paul Greco, Information Systems & Technology

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  1. Feb. 9, 2018Web Dev Rev wrap-up for February 9, 2018WCMS Web Dev Rev

    This week at Web Dev Rev, we had so many notes that it prompted a new format, and we started watching a video about Webform in Drupal 8. Click through to read the whole blog post...

  2. Feb. 2, 2018Web Dev Rev wrap-up for February 2, 2018WCMS Web Dev Rev

    After an unplanned week off, here's what we looked at for Web Dev Rev notes: Drupal 8's Symfony components were updated; "Out of the Box" has been committed to Drupal 8.6.x; how "Out of the Box" avoiding licensing concerns with photography; Drupal 8 will require a minimum of PHP 7 starting in March 2019; DrupalCon is giving away the giant Druplicon; DrupalCon Nashville and Tennessee's discrimination standing; only internationalization release blockers remain for Drupal 8's Migration UI; how to take your Drupal code and make it a contrib project; using Drupal 8's address field in custom forms; integrating a simple Drupal text Paragraph bundle with PatternLab; making your site faster with preconnect hints; and finally, battery status readout as a privacy risk.

  3. Jan. 19, 2018Web Dev Rev wrap-up for January 19, 2018WCMS Web Dev Rev

    This week, we looked at the following Web Dev Rev notes: what's new on Drupal.org for December 2017; dates for Drupal 8.5.0's alpha and final releases; things learned in Drupal's 17 years and Drupal turns 17; how it's never "just" a patch; understanding Drupal's release cycle; how the Drupal 8 version of the Webform module now depends on the Contribute module; open source with a cap in hand; the Spectre attack and critical CSS; what's new in HTML 5.2; using the new dialog element; and Mozilla will be requiring secure contexts everywhere.

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