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  • Updates regarding WiscWeb move to AWS

    As discussed during the June, 2018 WiscWeb Brown Bag, the WiscWeb service will be migrating to the Amazon Web Services (AWS). This move will take place on June 22, 2018 between the hours of 3-9 a.m. …

  • June Brown Bag video available

    The June, 2018 WiscWeb Brown Bag video recording is available at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mk596QRSOE. Topics include updates for the WiscWeb move to Amazon Web Services hosting as well as an update about AWS and …

  • May Brown Bag video available

    The May, 2018 WiscWeb Brown Bag video recording is available at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IglINvIQF5o. Topics include updates to the UW Theme and plugins, as well as an outline of the timeline for the WiscWeb …

  • UW Theme Version 1.2.0

    UW Theme version 1.1.2 was released on February 2, 2018. A full change log of updates is listed in GitLab. The following are a few highlights from this recent update.

  • Flushing Permalinks

    Flushing WordPress permalinks is a process that updates a website's URL structure. Sometimes, old versions get cached and need to be manually refreshed in order for links on your site to work as expected.

  • Google Analytics Training Recording Available

    The Google Analytics video recording from Feb. 7, 2018 is now available. You can view the presentation at this YouTube link.

  • UW Theme Version 1.1.2

    UW Theme version 1.1.2 was released on February 2, 2018. A full change log of updates is listed in GitLab. The following are a few highlights from this recent update.

  • February Brown Bag available

    The WiscWeb February, 2018 Brown Bag is now available on our Brown Bags page. It is also visible by clicking on this link. Share on: Facebook Logo Twitter Logo Linkedin Logo Email Icon

  • I Think My Site is Down. Now What?

    We work hard to ensure that our WiscWeb servers are secure and reliable but every now and then, circumstances and changes can result in momentary service outages. We want to make sure you know what …

  • WiscWeb Outages Update

    I would like to provide you some additional information on all of the recent outages, what has happened and what we are doing to prevent issues from happening in the future. The outage on Wednesday …

  • UW Publications Plugin Live

    We have released the UW Publications plugin for use by sites wanting to add in information about various publications like books and journal articles.

  • Removal of Old Hero Carousel from UW Theme

    The next update to the UW Theme will come with one significant change to the hero area of the page builder. When the theme was initially launched, the hero had limited features. Specifically, users looking …

  • Final Beta Version of UW Theme

    The final beta version of the UW Theme has been released. Here are some of the major changes and updates that you should expect to see.

  • Accordion Panel Discussion

    Have questions about Accordion Panels?  Want to suggest an improvement?  Add your questions and comments below!

  • March 2017 Brown Bag Recap

    Here’s a recap of what was talked about in the March 2017 brown bag, in case you missed it: Google Maps We’ve gotten a few inquiries for how to add a Google Map to a webpage …

  • February 2017 Brown Bag Recap

    Here’s a recap of what was talked about in the February 2017 brown bag, in case you missed it: New WiscWeb Sites We currently have over 70 projects created under our new WordPress service. Three …

  • Drop in for an Open Lab!

    We're now offering open lab sessions for users building out their WiscWeb sites! Check out our schedule and drop in anytime. Our staff will be there to answer your questions and provide feedback and guidance.

  • What Exactly Does ‘Responsive’ Mean?

    As mobile devices and tablets became more widely used, web developers struggled with the best way to deliver a consistent look and user experience across so many possible screen sizes. There are a couple options …

  • Your WordPress Questions – Answered

    Can I preview what my edits look like in the same screen? Yes and no. With OpenText, any change you made would show up in the actual design of your page in the CMS. In …

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