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A high “profile” update

Your site visitors are looking for information about the people in your department. They want to know: who are your faculty members? who are your staff members? grad students? what research areas do they specialize in? how can department members be contacted? McGill Profiles — launched this past spring — makes it easy for site [...]

Iteration 75

Iteration 75 will run from May 16th until June 6th. Work undertaken includes: summary priority type milestone pts status migrate /channels to D7 highest bug D7 – Data Migration 3 backlog Evaluate Jira highest support task Infrastructure 7.1 2 assigned eCal: adding French SCS menu links to Courses & Programs search results are problematic highest [...]

Instagram now available

Looking to promote your department’s Instagram channel on your website? Site managers now have the ability to add an Instagram icon to their Follow Site blocks in the WMS. The Follow Site block is a preformatted block that makes it easy for site managers to add social media icons to WMS web pages. These icons [...]

Creating Attractive Websites Using the WMS

CCS would like to extend thanks to all the site managers and editors who took the time to attend the special session on May 5, 2016 where we presented tools to create attractive sites. We were pleased to see your interest and we hope that you were inspired by the topics presented. We would like [...]

Extra Extra! Tweet all about it!

Site Managers who want to display a Twitter feed on their site can use the Twitter Pull feature to create a block that will display an embedded timeline of tweets. Note: This feature is available to Site Managers with the Beta Tester role. However, even with the role in place, if you would like to start [...]

Iteration 74

Iteration 74 will run from April 26th until may 15th. Work undertaken includes: summary priority type milestone sp us migrate /channels to D7 highest bug D7 – Data Migration 3 iteration_backlog Menu not displaying on mobile for /ruis and /ruischronicpain highest bug Responsive 7.1 2 iteration_backlog Caps: restrict admin pages for anonymous highest bug Custom [...]

Get on the list

Present an attractively formatted list of links to your site visitors with the new McGill List block template. The List block template is part of a collection of new template blocks currently in development. The new blocks are available to Site Managers who belong to the Beta Tester group. The blocks are available in full, [...]

Time for action!

Grab the attention of your site visitors with the new McGill Call to action block template. The Call-to-action block template is part of a collection of new template blocks currently in development. The new blocks are available to Site Managers who belong to the Beta Tester group. The blocks are available in full, half and [...]

Make a statement

The McGill Statement block is part of a collection of new template blocks currently in development. The new blocks are available to Site Managers who belong to the Beta Tester group. McGill Statement blocks allow you to create graphic blocks with overlaid text and links. The layout of the blocks can be easily adjusted using [...]

Iteration 73

Iteration 73 will run from April 4th until April 25th. Work undertaken includes: summary type priority milestone sp status Import Banner course and programs to /study/2016-2017 support task highest E-calendar 7.3 1 Closed Disconnect /aoc from /channels support task highest D7 – Data Migration 3 Closed eCal: Include 500-level courses in both UG and GR [...]

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