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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. 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.

  2. Nov. 28, 2018Co-op student training for the Winter term

    Have you hired a co-op student to work on your site in the WCMS? Co-op student training will be offered January 8 and 9 from 9:00 a.m. - noon in MC 2060 (this is the SEW099, WCMS for Content Maintainers course). They must attend both mornings to receive credit. Register your co-op student for training.

  3. Nov. 19, 2018Qualtrics browser compatibility change

    What is happening? Qualtrics web and API connections, along with applications such as the Qualtrics Offline App and third-party apps, use TLS as a key component of their security. Beginning November 21, Qualtrics will require all connections to their servers use at least TLS version 1.2.  

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  1. Dec. 11, 2018WCMS 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. Dec. 11, 2018Intro to Project Management [SEW138]

    The purpose of this course is to provide an introductory overview of what project management is and is not, an appreciation of why project management is important, and to discuss some of the tools used to support different phases of project management. In this interactive workshop, participants will complete activities designed to make the course practical and engaging.

  3. Dec. 13, 2018WCMS 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]

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  1. 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...

  2. Nov. 28, 2018WCMS update for November 2018

    In this issue:

    • Co-op student training for the winter term
    • Drop-in lab closed December 4 & 20, January 3
    • Known issue with MailChimp
  3. Nov. 16, 2018Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 16, 2018WCMS Web Dev Rev

    This week at Web Dev Rev, we looked at evolving Drupal's governance, getting "address line 2" right, and more, then watched a video of a live accessibility audit. Click through to read the whole blog post...

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