WCMS update for February 2021

Coronavirus Information

For University announcements and updates related to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Information website.

What’s happening with the WCMS?

WCMS 3.0 update

Check out the updated project timeline to follow all of the WCMS 3 updates!

WCMS 3.0 alpha 2 testing complete; alpha 3 testing about to begin

Alpha 2 testing has completed, and alpha 3 testing will commence February 22. This testing will provide a structured approach to testing WCMS 3.0. features/functionality, helping to identify bugs/issues/unexpected behaviours that cannot be caught through automated testing processes. The primary objectives of alpha testing include: 

  • Evaluating product quality at given points in time 
  • Ensuring beta readiness
  • A focus on finding bugs
  • Answering the question, “Does the product work?”

WCMS course offerings

Classroom offerings of our WCMS courses will not be offered at this time. Anyone needing to complete the training can do so via LEARN.

Drop-in lab

We are back - virtually!

Have a question, or need some help with your website? A virtual Drop-in lab will be open every Thursday afternoon from 1-4 p.m. to provide WCMS content maintainers one-on-one website and training support.

Who’s new to the WCMS…

14 more sites have launched in the Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) since our last update.

New on Web Resources

Current development sprint:

Previous development sprints:

From the blog: