2013 Posts

Web team blog posts from 2013
Season's greetings

Season's greetings

Posted by jw285 at Dec 19, 2013 02:50 PM |

An electronic Christmas card from the University of Leicester

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Extra Plone Training

Extra Plone Training

Posted by sss38 at Nov 25, 2013 11:10 AM |

Due to demand we have put on 2 extra Plone training sessions for the month of December 2013.

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Plone form spam and forgery protection

Plone form spam and forgery protection

Posted by sh23 at Nov 19, 2013 02:59 PM |

What it's for, how it works, and why it's sometimes overzealous

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Freemen's Common Health Centre

Freemen's Common Health Centre

Posted by sss38 at Oct 25, 2013 04:42 PM |

The website for Freemen's Common Health Centre has now been removed.

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Student blogs are now responsive

Student blogs are now responsive

Posted by jw285 at Oct 21, 2013 10:31 AM |

The University of Leicester student blogs provide a ‘behind-the-scenes journey through university life at Leicester’.

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Disappearing YouTube videos (and other embedded content)

Disappearing YouTube videos (and other embedded content)

Posted by jw285 at Oct 14, 2013 01:48 PM |

We’ve been getting some reports recently that YouTube videos (and other kinds of content that you can embed into webpages) are disappearing, even though the Plone page hasn’t been updated recently.

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New re-design for Student Record System

New re-design for Student Record System

Posted by dw75 at Oct 11, 2013 01:15 PM |

During the summer the University's central Student Record System has undergone a major re-design. The system uses a web based version of SITS known as eVision. The new design is scheduled to go live soon.

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What We've Been Reading

What We've Been Reading

Posted by cr59 at Oct 10, 2013 03:25 PM |

Here's a few of the articles and wot-not we've been sharing around the team over the past few weeks...

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New Websites: May - September 2013

New Websites: May - September 2013

Posted by sss38 at Oct 01, 2013 03:15 PM |

We continuously work with yourselves when you are creating websites. See which new websites we have published in the period May - September 2013.

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A new web browser: Internet Explorer 9

A new web browser: Internet Explorer 9

Posted by jw285 at Sep 26, 2013 10:03 AM |

This week IT Services have upgraded the University’s default web browser from Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) to Internet Explorer 9 (IE9).

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Secure CWIS web forms

Secure CWIS web forms

Posted by sh23 at Sep 16, 2013 09:24 AM |

We are planning for their retirement, but meanwhile we will update the forms to encrypt submitted data.

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Optimising your website for mobile devices: An introduction

Optimising your website for mobile devices: An introduction

Posted by jw285 at Sep 08, 2013 01:40 PM |

An introduction to responsive web design and how this affects the University of Leicester website.

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Don't ignore the description/summary field

Don't ignore the description/summary field

Posted by sss38 at Aug 26, 2013 01:40 PM |

The 'description/summary field' within Plone is a key part of optimising your webpages and you should fill it in.

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Mobile app phase two

Mobile app phase two

Posted by mch29 at Aug 25, 2013 01:40 PM |

We launched the University of Leicester’s first mobile app in October 2012. The app has been created for current and prospective students and University visitors. In the first two months we had more than 3,000 downloads.

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Persistent spinners and broken Twitter feeds

Posted by sh23 at Aug 24, 2013 01:40 PM |

If you see the spinner persistently displayed on a Plone page when you are logged in, fixing a broken Twitter RSS feed may resolve it.

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