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Website Overhaul


Content Migration Training – Thank You / Next Steps

February 20, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Web authors / content owners / content migrators, Thanks so much for attending last week’s training.  Remember, the first training was online and is still available for review.  We do have recordings of the ‘in person’ training available as well – be sure to listen to the last ten minutes or so if you had to leave early.

CMS Training – First Lesson Posted

February 7, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Dear Web Author, We are excited to announce the first chapter of training for Chapman’s new content management system (CMS): Cascade Server by Hannon Hill.  This product is a significant improvement to the current CMS (Active Campus) and we anticipate you will enjoy editing pages more in this new system. Barkley REI, our consultant firm

Photos Can Be Edited in the CMS

February 7, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Hello Web Advisory Committee / Web Authors, Remember that images can be re-sized and cropped within our new CMS (Cascade Server). Having said that, I did post dimensions onto our MyWindow workspace.  Feel free to consult that file as you continue to search for images. Thank you, -dm

Content Migration

January 23, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Hello Content Authors! Again, I wanted to thank you for your hard work in the content writing process.  Your Web Coordinators have been busy at work approving pages that have been submitted.  Soon, we will be ready to migrate that content into the new website.  Here’s the plan: In early Feb, Barkley REI will deploy

V.P. of Marketing: Message to the Deans RE: Web Overhaul

January 11, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Dear Colleagues: With the start of the new year, we’re beginning the final countdown to the complete launch of the university’s new website. As you might recall, our goal is to migrate from “old site” to “new site” in early March, and that looming deadline has us all working at top speed. Getting updated content

I’m happy to announce rewards!

January 4, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

I’m happy to announce rewards for some Chapman’s Web Authors who have been hard at work for the past few months… and just when you thought the season of gift giving was over! Becky Campbell in CES Susan Deane in Facilities Hallie Nicholson in UA Each of these individuals will receive a dinner for

Where is Quick Links!?!?

November 16, 2011 by | Website Overhaul

Chapman Family, If you are reading this, you have noticed that Quick Links is missing from the new homepage.  Not to worry: when the rest of the site is delivered, we will be replacing quick links with something superior called a ‘welcome back’ page.  In the meantime, quick links is still accessible from every other page on

Feedback Received and Design Updated

November 14, 2011 by | Website Overhaul

Chapman Family, Thanks so much for your feedback on our new homepage.  REMEMBER: the rest of the site won’t arrive until the Spring of 2012.  However, we are excited to announce that our homepage has been updated with your thoughts in mind.  Now, please provide feedback on the new (live) homepage! Some of the design

Getting Started – Writing for Chapman’s new Website

October 17, 2011 by | Website Overhaul

Hello Web Authors, Thanks so much for your participation in last week’s training. You will find a digital copy of that presentation in “MyWindow.” If you have not requested permission yet, please do so and if you have any trouble with the process feel free to let me know. A link to the “MyWindow” site

A Note From Chris Regarding Images for the New Website

October 12, 2011 by | Website Overhaul

Hello all, Today, a question came up regarding images for the new website.  Here is a follow up email from Chris. ______________________________ I spoke with several different people here about why we generally recommend jpgs for pictures. (Strictly speaking, you can upload practically anything into Cascade, so it’s not a technical limitation, it’s just a

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