We’ve created a selection of branded templates for digital screen content which are now ready to use in the brand platform.Continue reading Now available: digital screen templates
Grand (digital) Designs: Building our new Digital Pattern Library CMS training
As we roll out our Digital Pattern Library (DPL) templates to more and more department websites, we’ve also needed to update our CMS training so that everyone using these templates is up to date with best practice. We took this opportunity to redevelop how the training is presented, and consider how we can make our training materials even more effective.Continue reading Grand (digital) Designs: Building our new Digital Pattern Library CMS training
Tackling ongoing maintenance of the new school web branches
A key part of my role is to develop quality assurance and content governance processes for our web estate. I’ve recently tackled a small but important part of this by creating a governance model for our three shiny new school web presences.Continue reading Tackling ongoing maintenance of the new school web branches
Branding our e-learning tool
To coincide with the launch of our new Web CMS training module, we created a new branded theme for the e-learning platform Xerte. We wanted something flexible and functional that would suit any potential e-learning application, while effectively implementing the University’s new look and feel.Continue reading Branding our e-learning tool
Expanding our CMS training toolbox
Here in Communications, it’s our job to train staff across the University to use the Web Content Management System and help them to maintain their respective sections of the University website.
However, we’re aiming to do more than just tell users how to use the Web CMS on a practical level – we want to empower them to make great web pages. Enter our new Web CMS training module: ‘Creating content for the web’.Continue reading Expanding our CMS training toolbox
Proudly presenting our three new School web branches!
We’ve just completed a mammoth project to deliver web presences for three new academic schools while putting content strategy to the test.Continue reading Proudly presenting our three new School web branches!
A new feel for graduation coverage
Graduation is always a special time for students and their families, but never more so than post-pandemic, when many graduates had waited for two years for their chance to throw on a gown and cross the stage.Continue reading A new feel for graduation coverage
Why filming the Great York Walk was no walk-over
Communications videographer Joe Burn describes how he went about capturing footage from 25-mile charity challenge.Continue reading Why filming the Great York Walk was no walk-over
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results were released earlier this year, with York in the top 10 of universities across the UK for the quality of our research work.
To celebrate our success, we wanted to create consistent content for our website, social media channels and communications.Continue reading Representing REF
Crazy Egg heat maps to actionable insights
Website heat mapping is a great way of understanding how users interact with our content; where they click and how far they scroll. This Easter we reflect on some of what we’ve learned via heat mapping in Crazy Egg.Continue reading Crazy Egg heat maps to actionable insights