Moving CLA Websites to HTTPS

By John Russell | Sep 15, 2017

Over, roughly, the past three or four years the idea of all websites being served via HTTPS (HTTP TLS) has been a hot topic in the web administration and development worlds. In the past year the push has become even more forceful with Google making changes to it’s Chrome browser and changing it’s search ranking […]

Page Builder Color Presets

By CLA Webmaster | Mar 15, 2017

Page Builder Color Presets March 15, 2017 CLA Webmaster Leave a comment Implementing the CLA VBL colors consistently across all websites can, at times, be a challenge. One thing we’ve done is to create a Colors documentation page that lists each of the colors in the CLA VBL and provides the color values for each. […]

New Ways to Communicate with Web Services

By John Russell | Jan 3, 2017

In an effort to improve our communication and collaboration¬†with Departments, Centers, and specifically Site Managers we’re now using two new tools. The first is teamwork.com, which is a project management tool, that we’re using internally to keep track of projects, task delegation, deadlines, and milestones, among other things. As we start new projects we’re inviting […]

Lamar Website Replacement Options

By John Russell | Oct 29, 2015

Lamar Website Replacement Options October 29, 2015 John Russell 1 Comment As of August 1, 2015 the Lamar server was retired from service by ACNS, including email, file storage, and websites. We’ve received questions from several concerned faculty within the College of Liberal Arts wondering where they can host their content now that Lamar is […]

CLA Central People Profiles

By John Russell | Aug 28, 2015

As many of you already know we’re in the (long) process of moving all CLA websites on to our WordPress Multisite system. Thankfully we’re nearly finished with moving departmental websites and will then move on to program and center websites. One major benefit to this is that people profiles are all saved in a common […]

Link to a Faculty or Staff Profile

By John Russell | Jul 28, 2015

There are times when it’s necessary to include a link to a faculty or staff profile page from within another page’s content. Doing so helps visitors to be able to quickly and easily see more information about a given person within the department. However, in the past when you needed to link to a faculty […]