WCMS update for March 2022

What’s happening with the WCMS?

Pausing WCMS 3 migrations between academic terms

The WCMS team will begin to implement WCMS 3 migration blackout periods in between terms to allow for adequate onboarding and offboarding of new WCMS co-op staff.

The first blackout period will take place between Monday, April 18 and Monday, May 9, 2022.  

While websites will not be migrated to WCMS 3 during the blackout period, you may still: 

WCMS 3 releases

See what development work has been included in recent WCMS 3 releases:

  • WCMS 3.1.4 release (highlights follow)
    • Added grid (thumbnail) option to image galleries
    • Made link autocomplete in the visual editor able to find media (images and files) on the site
    • Added support to webform for client side validation and a text counter
  • WCMS 3.1.5 release

WCMS 3 site launches – 118 sites live

17 more sites have launched in the new WCMS 3! Continue to check out the growing list on our Web Resources sites and templates page to see some of the new features and design offered in WCMS 3!

Drop-in lab closure

Have a question, or need some help with your website? A virtual Drop-in lab will be open every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 1-4 p.m. to provide WCMS content maintainers one-on-one website and training support. Please reach out to Charlotte Armstrong, via email or Microsoft Teams, to schedule an appointment.

WCMS 2 site launches

1 more site has launched in the WCMS since our last update.

New on Web Resources

Current development sprint:

Previous development sprints:

From the blog: