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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. Mar. 28, 2018Drupal security upgrade (WCMS) – March 28

    What is happening? Drupal, the underlying system for WCMS sites, will be releasing a security upgrade that will likely have to be installed immediately due to the potential impact of the release. More information available at:

  2. Mar. 23, 2018SharePoint maintenance – March 26

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

  3. Mar. 22, 2018WCMS upgrade to v2.6.1 – March 22-29

    What is happening? All WCMS responsive “FDSU”, single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.6.1. This release does not affect UWaterloo Scholar sites. Full release notes are available at:

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  1. Apr. 25, 2018Introduction to APIs [SEW126]

    Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are a key technology that helps power the modern web. Find out how they work with this hands on introductory course! You will power-up your “data wrangling” skills using the same tool that powers much of the Student Portal and some WCMS sites. Suggested audiences include:

  2. Apr. 26, 2018Excel 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. Apr. 26, 2018Google Analytics 101: Getting Started [SEW128]

    Do you know about Google Analytics but just aren’t sure how to get started or how it fits in with your work? Or have you used Google Analytics in the past and just need a refresher on the basic reports and tools? This course will introduce you to our campus-wide measurement framework and philosophy, review baseline best practices for setting up Google Analytics, and start to dive into basic measurement metrics and what they can tell you about your website.

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  1. Apr. 20, 2018Web Dev Rev wrap-up for April 20, 2018WCMS Web Dev Rev

    This week at Web Dev Rev, we saw demos of the new UW Conditional Rulesets module, and then there were tons of notes, including follow-ups on the Drupal security release and DrupalCon Nashville. Click through to read the whole blog post...

  2. Mar. 29, 2018WCMS update for March 2018

    In this issue:

    • Mattermost
    • Co-op student training for the Spring term
    • Coming soon! WCMS training for Content Maintainers (SEW099) on LEARN!
    • Twitter deprecating some widget settings (action required)
  3. Mar. 23, 2018Web Dev Rev wrap-up for March 23, 2018WCMS Web Dev Rev

    This week at Web Dev Rev, there were lots of notes, including the upcoming Drupal security release and little things to do in Git, followed by videos about Webform in Drupal 8. Click through to read the whole blog post...

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