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Summer Content Clean-Up

This summer Web Services will be going through all of emerson.edu and removing (or redoing) as much outdated and orphaned content as possible.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 pages, just old revisions! When finished you should see a considerable increase in the performance of the file-browser of the WYSIWYG editor. We will […]

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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 the button, simply add it from the template dropdown menu in the Drupal Dashboard. Be […]

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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 to show your content in a more user-friendly, digestible way.   To use the show/hide […]

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Twitter Feeds

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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 you: Your old Twitter feed will not show up on your pages. New code is […]

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A quick introduction

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Hello! My name is Nicole Leete and I’ve recently joined the Web Services team, replacing Matt Bailey.  I am your go-to for Drupal training, site administration, event/calendar approvals and overall website support. I’ve been fortunate to meet several friendly faces so far and hope to meet more of you soon. A note about Drupal updates […]

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Complete: Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 upgrade

The upgrade of www.emerson.edu from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 is now complete and your access has been re-instated. Thank you for your patience. We have provided resources to you for this transition: A rundown of noticeable changes in Drupal 7 are listed and explained The Drupal manual has been updated Workshops will be held […]

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Updates in Drupal 7

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There are a few updates to Drupal 7 that are noticeably different from what you may be used to. These are highlighted and explained below. The Drupal manual has been updated as well. Design The design of Drupal 7 is very similar to the previous version. However, you will notice that the login screen looks […]

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Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 upgrade

www.emerson.edu will be upgraded from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. Below is how it affects your access, content, and experience. Starting Monday January 14 until approximately Wednesday January 16, access to Drupal will be suspended. If you have any changes/new content you are working on that can be submitted, please submit them before 9:00 am […]

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SEO updates

We are rolling out updates for the website’s search engine optimization (SEO).  Currently we are modifying various sections of the website, both on the back-end and on individual webpages. We are also planning on hosting an SEO workshop in the Spring semester as well as provide new documentation to support your SEO efforts. Updates on […]

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eCampus Calendar updated

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The eCampus calendar went through a major overhaul Wednesday, December 5 to update the database field names. There shouldn’t be any difference to the naked eye. But let us know if you encounter any problems.

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