We’re about to complete the pilot phase of our big project to work with all academic departments to update their web pages to new templates and optimised content. Here’s an update on what we’ve done so far and what’s coming next.
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 … Continue reading Grand (digital) Designs: Building our new Digital Pattern Library CMS training
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.
We’ve just completed a mammoth project to deliver web presences for three new academic schools while putting content strategy to the test.
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.
In the run up to January’s graduation ceremonies we were tasked to come up with something fancy to celebrate. The winning idea was to replace the main homepage banner with the names of students graduating on that day.
Sometimes, our Web Content Management System (CMS) can seem like a mysterious mythical creature. It can look a little complex when you’re less experienced in editing web content, but that’s why I’m here – my role as Publishing Support Officer is to help you navigate the features of the CMS and support you in producing … Continue reading How to tame your Content Management System
We’re excited to introduce a new project we’re working on to help showcase the University’s three new schools and existing departments to the outside world through attractive, engaging and informative web content.
Have you ever visited a website looking for a specific piece of information; maybe a swimming pool timetable, or a specific recipe? Have you ever used a search function within the website in order to do this? If so, you have been a ‘user’ engaging with ‘site search’.
More changes are afoot among the University’s webpages as we’ve spruced up our Global Partnerships pages. With new images, streamlined content and clear calls to action, we’re promoting Partnerships with panache.