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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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New Twitter layout and updates to departmental Twitter pages

Twitter design changes

Recently Twitter updated their layout to include a header image. This is similar to the cover image for Facebook. Web Services will be updating the header images and the background images for each departmental Twitter page. header image – swap in the current background photo or a better image, approved by the department. background image […]

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/public-safety is now /police

Emerson College has recently changed the name of the Public Safety Office to the Police Department. Therefore, the Public Safety website has changed URL’s. The new site can be reached at emerson.edu/about-emerson/offices-departments/police or emerson.edu/police.

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Some URL’s on emerson.edu shortened

Some URL’s on emerson.edu have been shortened. A recent upgrade makes URL’s in Drupal have a shorter character limit. Therefore, many pages needed to be renamed in order for the URL’s to function properly. Most of the changes are negligible. Some pages worth noting are, all of the: Television Radio Film Production pages Off-Campus Student […]

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Syndicated Content Type now accepts multiple pages

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The Syndicated Content Type will now accept multiple pages to be embedded on a page. Syndicated content is used to list the same content on multiple pages (tuition and fees, health insurance info, directions and parking info, etc.) so there is only one source that needs to be updated when changes are necessary. For example, […]

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New Faculty Profile Videos

Web Services introduces new videos profiling faculty at Emerson College. Faculty members talk about why they’re passionate about what they teach, the courses they teach, what Emerson students are like, their research projects, and more. Find faculty videos in the Academic section of Emerson.edu or in the Academics playlist on YouTube »

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