Posts Tagged ‘Web’

Take the Fear out of Web Accessibility: How Your Small Changes Make a Big Difference

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Do the words “web accessibility” scare you? Do you imagine a major redesign resulting in an ugly site that looks like it was built in the 1990s? If so, then this Tech Briefing video is for you.

Learn how small changes in how you create content and write code make a big difference to site visitors with and without disabilities.

Upon the conclusion of the video, you will feel confident that you have what it takes to enable all those who come to your site to find the information they need.

Stanford Hosted Websites: The Move from www.stanford.edu to web.stanford.edu

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Are you an administrator of a Stanford hosted website for your area? Does your website URL begin with www.stanford.edu/<site path>. Did you receive an email message on May 15, 2014 about a change to the address and are not exactly sure what to do or how this affects you and your sites?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, you should view this Tech Briefing session.

On June 21, 2014, Stanford will change its web-addressing scheme of its free, self-service web-hosting environment from www.stanford.edu to web.stanford.edu.

If you need immediate assistance, visit: https://itservices.stanford.edu/service/web/centralhosting/www2web.

Presentation slides available.

CAP and the New Stanford Profiles Website

Friday, May 9th, 2014

The new Stanford Profiles website is part of a University initiative to expand the CAP (Community Academic Profiles) website used by the School of Medicine to other schools and admin units at Stanford.

The site is intended to allow convenient updates of academic and professional profiles and to enhance communication and collaborations across the University.

Topics covered during this session included:

  • an overview of the new Stanford Profiles site
  • the CAP API, and how data can be accessed and used to integrate with other sites
  • the CAP Internal / Intranet site
  • the Social features available to promote and facilitate collaborations within the CAP population
  • the future of CAP

Stanford Web Services: Jumpstart Your Website

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The Stanford Sites Jumpstart service provides a way to quickly create a simple, elegant, and cost-effective website that requires little technical expertise to support. This session provided a tour of this exciting new Drupal-based tool, which is provided at a well-below market rate by Stanford Web Services.

Features covered include:

- the simple editing interface
- quick integration with Social Media
- a mobile-responsive design that works great on desktops and phones
- a very fast site-build turnaround time
- a surprisingly small price tag

Stanford Sites: Drupal Web Publishing at Stanford

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The Stanford Sites self-service website tool is the easiest way for Stanford community members to build and manage websites for their University work.

IT Services has recently upgraded the Stanford Sites web hosting service, streamlining the system’s architecture to enable the introduction of Drupal 7 for new site installations while continuing to support existing Drupal 6 sites.

In late September, IT Services will be releasing additional features including optional development sites for site owners to test changes to their sites.