As we move into summer, we know that schedules and demands vary. We won’t be holding regularly scheduled Open Drupal Sessions in the summer months, but a list of fall semester dates will be shared with you all in the coming weeks. In the meantime, we’re happy to help you with your websites and Drupal questions. […]
FormAssembly is an easy-to-use form creation tool that makes data collection easy, and is available to UM-Flint faculty and staff. FormAssembly forms integrate with your Drupal website and may be able to do more than you realize. To help you use FormAssembly to its potential, ITS has scheduled beginner and intermediate training sessions. Both sessions will be held […]
If your New Year’s resolution included getting your unit’s website in better shape, we’re here to help! Below are the dates for Drupal open sessions which have been scheduled through May 2014. Sessions to be held in 431 French Hall: Wednesday, January 15, 2 – 4 p.m. Thursday, January 23, 1 – 3 p.m. Tuesday, […]
UM-Flint’s Offices of University Relations and ITS are still developing a full-fledged, fully operational Web/Drupal/Content guide. Until that’s ready, you can get some broad, foundational content strategy basics via our first iteration (of many) of a Web Content Guide. Some specific best practices have surfaced since the launch of the new, Drupal-powered umflint.edu on October 1. Reference […]
Earlier this week, members of University Relations and ITS held a “Forms Forum.” Staff from several departments came together to discuss the plethora of forms that exist on their current websites. Our goal: to gain a better understanding of user needs and talk about future solutions with the implementation of Drupal. Following are notes from […]
We understand that many departments must order ahead for the summer/fall months, and we don’t want to stand in the way of your work.
On Monday, March 25, University Relations will host a workshop to discuss the CMS transition, responsive web design, content strategy, and resources.
What was once a burdensome afterthought for departments becomes a top priority, and the department website a primary tool through which stakeholder needs are better met.
Definitions taken from the chapter “A Quick and Dirty Guide to DrupalSpeak” in the book Drupal for Designers by Dani Nordin.
Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that the university will be implementing a new content management system, Drupal. The transition will be completed by October 1, 2013. The purpose of this message is to broadly explain the project and what you can expect in the coming months.