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Link Shortener

April 3, 2014
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Link Shortener

Emerson College has its very own link shortening service. Akin to Bit.ly, the shortener allows users to send shortened links via email, social media, and other communications in a more concise, trackable way.

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Embedding Images in HTML Outlook Emails

October 21, 2013
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Embedding Images in HTML Outlook Emails

Embedding an image directly into an Outlook email, or creating a basic inline image HTML email, is a great way to include your graphic or photo in your message without forcing the recipients to open a link. The image automatically loads when the email is…

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Less is More — Removing left promo inheritance

September 25, 2013
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Over the summer we commissioned a usability study from Boston Interactive and have been implementing many of their recommendations.  One particularly telling observations concerns the efficacy of the left promos.  Boston Interactive correctly notes that although we’ve labeled them as calls to action they are…

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Faculty/Staff Directory 3.0

September 5, 2013
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Web Services is pleased to launch the next iteration of the Faculty/Staff Directory.  The new version finally allows us to continue to use Banner as the source of data while…

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Drupal update scheduled

August 1, 2013
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Web Services will be updating our Drupal installation and many of its constituent modules Tuesday, August 6th @ 7:00 AM. This will result in a short amount of downtime for…

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New Button

July 29, 2013
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New Button

Web Services launched a new button feature recently. It is designed to make “call-to-action” links more visible and prominent.   Users look for calls-to-action when navigating online, such as: Apply…

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