THIS SITE

Information for

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. Jan. 14, 2019WCMS upgrade to v2.7.0 - January 15 - 25

    What is happening? All WCMS “FDSU”, single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.7.0. This release does not affect UWaterloo Scholar sites. Full release notes are available, these notes are preliminary and are expected to change.

  2. Jan. 7, 2019WCMS 2.7.0 release

    All WCMS "FDSU", single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.7.0. This release does not affect UWaterloo Scholar sites.

    This upgrade is scheduled to be deployed to pilot sites overnight on Tuesday, January 15, and to production sites starting on Tuesday, January 22.

    These release notes are preliminary and expected to change. The updated release notes will still be subject to change without notice until the final release date.

  3. Dec. 7, 2018Change to graduate student access to systems/services

    As of January 1, 2019, graduate students not paid by Human Resources will no longer be included in the employee security group. All graduate students are in the IdM-SA-Graduate Studies security group.

Read all news
  1. Jan. 22, 2019WCMS for Site Managers [SEW100]

    This hands-on course for Site Managers will provide an overview of site manager specific tasks and functionality in the Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) including creating site-wide content (promotional items, footers, etc.), managing user access and site permissions, adding Google analytics tracking, managing redirects, and managing workflow.

    Pre-requisite: WCMS for Content Maintainers [SEW099 or LEARN]

  2. Jan. 29, 2019WCMS Web Form Creation [SEW101]

    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 or LEARN]

All upcoming events
  1. Dec. 19, 2018WCMS update for December 2018

    In this issue:

    • Co-op student resources
    • Drop-in lab closed December 20 and January 3
    • Reminder: Change to graduate student access to systems/services
  2. Dec. 7, 2018Web Dev Rev wrap-up for December 7, 2018WCMS Web Dev Rev

    This week at Web Dev Rev, we looked at Drupal's accessibility commitment, Microsoft's new web browser direction, and more, then started to watch a video on Drupal's proposed new design system. Click through to read the whole blog post...

  3. Nov. 30, 2018Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 30, 2018WCMS Web Dev Rev

    This week at Web Dev Rev, we looked at sponsoring open source camps and conventions, Firefox's upcoming blocking of tracking cookies, and more, then watched videos about reading hex codes, HTML source order, and using clip path. Click through to read the whole blog post...

View all blog posts