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Power Tools in the WMS: Presentation resources

A big thank you to all who attended our second WMS presentation of 2016, “Power Tools: Work smarter not harder”. Resources related to the presentation can be found below. See you at our next presentation in the new year! WMS Powertools presentation slides (PDF, 24MB) IT Knowledge Base articles Add, Edit and Manage Footer content [...]

WMS tips for alpha site managers: Enter the matrix

Introducing the newest WMS webform component, the Matrix. This aptly named component can be used to create a matrix of form elements that can include textfields, select options, labels, and/or dates. The matrix component is useful if you’re looking for a way to group multiple, related fields on a webform. For detailed instructions on how [...]

Iteration 83

Iteration 83 will run from Nov 15th until Dec 5th. Work undertaken includes: Highlights include: Launch the new Header Article content in the WMS Summary Type Priority Milestone Pts Status Moriarty : Typographic adjustments enhancement/new feature highest Theme 7.1 3 iteration_backlog [Deploy testing] Header enhancement/new feature highest Theme Refresh 7.0 3 iteration_backlog eCal: topics removed [...]

5 tips for creating picture perfect web images

A professional looking site has crisp, attractive images that display well on desktop, tablet and mobile. Here are five tips you can follow to make sure your images look picture perfect in the WMS. 1) Start with the highest resolution image you can find Use original, high-resolution copies of images. Try not to use images [...]

Work smarter, not harder!

Shout-out to all the hardworking Site Managers and Editors in the McGill community! Another week, another update beckons on your website. Between juggling all the tasks on your ever growing to-do list, it’s hard to carve out time to give your site the TLC it deserves. Why not harness the power of the WMS to [...]

Iteration 82

Iteration 82 will run from Oct 25th until nov 14th. Work undertaken includes: Highlights include: Infrastructure Continued work articles in WMS summary type priority milestone pts status Regularly purge users in Drupal DBs that do not have AD access enhancement/new feature highest Infrastructure 7.1 5 assigned Channels tag filter in block configuration fails bug highest [...]

What to expect when you’re expecting… a new header

The upcoming header makeover promises to bring a fresh and simplified design to WMS sites, allowing the content to shine through. What does this mean for your site’s banner image? The most obvious change is that you won’t see the image in the header anymore. Nevertheless, have no worries if you need to hang on [...]

Iteration 81 – Review

If you didn’t have a chance to make the latest review meeting discussing our current initiatives. Here are meeting presentation notes. Thanks to all that came and contributed to the ongoing discussion how we can make McGill.ca great. Review presentation i81 Iteration 81

Iteration 79 – Review

If you didn’t have a chance to make the latest review meeting discussing our current initiatives. Here are meeting presentation notes. Thanks to all that came and contributed to the ongoing discussion how we can make McGill.ca great. Review Presentation i79 Iteration 79

New fields added to McGill Profiles

You asked, we listened. Introducing five new fields now available in McGill Profiles! Laboratory Clinical Interests Medical School Residency Training Fellowship Training McGill Profiles are a fantastic way to showcase the people in your Faculty, Department, or unit, and in response to a need for including information geared toward the medical areas and research in [...]

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