Welcome to Web Resources
- Dec. 12, 2017
What is happening? All WCMS feeds sites are being upgraded to 2.6.0. In addition, cleanup from the 2.6.0 upgrade will be performed on all pilots sites. Full release notes are available at: https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/wcms-version-260-release
When is this happening? Wednesday, December 13 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 14.
- Dec. 8, 2017
UPDATE: An additional maintenance window is necessary to complete the migration of WCMS production sites to WCMS 2.6.0.
When is this happening? Friday, December 8 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 9
- Nov. 30, 2017
What is happening? All WCMS responsive “FDSU”, single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.6.0. This release does not affect UWaterloo Scholar sites. Full release notes are available at: https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/wcms-version-260-release
When is this happening? Pilot sites will be updated on Thursday, November 30 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Friday, December 1.
- Dec. 14, 2017
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]
- Jan. 17, 2018
In partnership with the Ontario government’s Accessibility Centre of Excellence (ACOE), the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario is pleased to offer the following course at no cost to help you to understand how to make your website and content accessible.
This workshop offers an overview of web accessibility, WCAG2.0, relevant legislations (AODA/IASR), and their compliance schedule.
- Nov. 30, 2017
In this issue:
- Waterloo Photos
- WCMS training for co-op students
- Join the 'Campus Web' channel on Mattermost
- Accessibility webinars
- Nov. 17, 2017
This week's Web Dev Rev notes: Drupal 8 gets a new committer; Drupal Europe looks at defining a conference model; updates on Drupal's layout initiative and media initiative; Acquia gets a new CEO; URL changes on Drupal.org; Web Developer for Firefox Quantum is now live; and finally, how to put your styles into the editor in Drupal 8.
- Nov. 10, 2017
At this week's Web Dev Rev, we looked at a short list of things: designing tables to be read, not looked at; using CKEditor plugins in Drupal 8; watching Chrome Dev Summit videos so you don't have to; the idea of a "country" input type; and finally, the story of CSS grid from its creators.