Category: Website Updates

Accessibility Checker

Web Accessibility Example

The Web team strives to create a positive user-experience for everyone who uses emerson.edu. To be sure all of our web pages follow web accessibility standards, we have implemented an Accessibility Checker for you to use before submitting your pages to be reviewed…

Introducing… Snippet!

Step 1

Snippets are blocks of text (of any length) that can be syndicated across (or within) multiple pages but authored in one place. Ultimately, this will replace the “syndicated content” content type. This new content type will best be used to…

New Feature: Spell Check

Spell Checker

Typos. We’ve all been there. To avoid letting them slip by on your web pages, the Web Team has launched a Spell Check in Drupal’s body editor. You will now notice a red line underneath any misspelled words when you…

Link Checker

Broken Link

To help you discover broken links on your web pages, web services has added a new feature, link checker, in Drupal. If a link is broken within your web page, you will now be notified next time you are editing your page.…

Comparing Revisions

Comparing Revisions

The web team is excited to share that we have added a new tool in Drupal to help you keep track of all of your web pages’ edits and changes! Using this new feature is easy to use: Find and…

Summer Content Clean-Up

UPDATE: The same process is underway for Summer 2015. This summer Web Services will be going through all of emerson.edu and removing (or redoing) as much outdated and orphaned content as possible. Please note that we are NOT deleting your…

New Button

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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 Make a gift Read more Request info Visit To add…

Introducing Show/Hide Tabs

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We’ve made it easier to display long pages of content by creating show/hide tabs. Now when you’d like to display content in a step-by-step format or simply have long blocks of content to display on one page, use these tabs…

Twitter Feeds

internshps twitter feed

Attention users who have a Twitter feed on their web pages: As of Tuesday, June 11, Twitter discontinued use of their Twitter widget. They’ve since launched “embedded timelines,” which are more interactive and an overall improvement! What this means for…