The latest enhancements to the new web theme

July 8, 2019

  • new options available for non Arts & Sciences branding

June 24, 2019

  • Multi-day events now show on the Events page until the end date passes
  • Fixed a problem that caused the video section of an Article to be hidden unless the visitor is logged in
  • Twitter feed on home page is no longer cached so that the date and time displayed on tweets will match those on Twitter.

June 17, 2019

  • Change to allow quicklinks in footer to optionally open in a new tab and display an icon if that option is selected (previous change forced all quicklinks to open in new tab, regardless)

June 3, 2019

  • Improved search index for better internal site search results (not search engines)
  • footer quick links now open in a new tab

May 28, 2019

  • Removed the "load more" link on image card (research) landing page
  • Display teaser text in the featured news slideshow on the news landing page

May 1, 2019

  • Intro Text from ArtSci articles now shows when imported to other sites
  • Endowed Title now shows for imported Person profiles
  • The Shared Content interface now orders the nodes by most recent by default
  • Checking an email address on a shared node (at the bottom of the page) to notify them no longer persists between updates. This will prevent users from getting lots of update emails. Users now must manually check the emails they wish to notify each time they update a node.
  • There’s now a section for the Home Page that displays just events

April 23, 2019

  • Fixed issues with direct links in imported (shared) content
  • Radio button visual fix for webforms
  • Added a “View all people” link to Person profiles
  • Added a search bar to the 404 page
  • Fixed subscribe to calendar functionality when using card view events landing page
  • Added more color options to embedded webform on multipurpose page

April 15, 2019

  • Shared Content fixes
    • On a Person page, blue links at the top will work even if they are entered as relative links
    • On a shared event, the intro text will display on the receiving site when the site uses the "list" view on the events landing page.
  • Added a "clear filter" link to the Our People landing page
  • Adjusted the font size on the sidebar slideshow in a multipurpose page to be consistent with the size used in that section on artsci.wustl.edu
  • Brought back the "See more events" button on the Upcoming Events section of the home page
  • Increased number of events that can display in the Upcoming Events secion of homepage to 3 events in a slideshow.

April 1, 2019

  • Added a video field to Article content type
  • Upcoming Event and Two Articles section on Home Page no longer overlaps with the section below
  • Repeating events no longer show a 33 minute increment
  • We made it possible for a footer callout button link and Call to Action link to have the option to open in a new window
  • We removed the plus + icon in the full-width home slideshow caption area
  • Update helper text for the Book content type to make it more clear how the 2 by-line fields are used
  • Updated the icon used for “Subscribe to calendar”
  • Images in the wysiwyg will no longer break when moving a site from staging server to production servers


March 18, 2019

  • no changes this week - working on Content Share 2.0


March 11, 2019

  • Fixed the toggle on the Resources page to move between list and card view
  • Matched the style of the homepage "footer callout" to have same style as the one on a multipurpose page
  • Added some styling to the webform submission page

 
March 4, 2019

  • Added an alphabetical filter to the People page
  • Added new option for “Byline Names” to the Book content type
  • Fixed formatting in the Additional Info section of a person profile to remove extra spaces
  • Fixed the display of thumbnail images on the Upcoming Events section of the home page
  • Fixed a bug on the People landing page
  • Fixed a bug in events that caused time to be off by 15 minutes


February 11, 2019

  • Maps may be added to Events once again
    • Location maps were causing events to break. This has been fixed and it's OK to use maps once again.
  • Shared person profiles received a few visual fixes.
    • Additional Info section had extra spaces
    • CV links were formatted strangely
    • Interests were not appearing with dots between them
    • Department image was not appearing in some sites
  • New date filter added to events landing page
  • Courses landing page filter can now be cleared out
  • Direct links for shared articles work properly now
    • links were not working on shared articles, previously


February 4, 2019

  • Users with the Site Staff role can now see content saved as unpublished that was created by other users
  • Links shared to Twitter will now show a nice preview with image
  • Corrected margins in Additional Resources section of Multipurpose page
  • Links in the Footer callout on Multipurpose pages now conform to the theme (change color and display with underline)


January 22, 2019

  • Updated helper text on a few fields to be more descriptive.
  • Added a new feature for “Resources”--the ability to manually set the order of resources on the Resources landing page.
  • Added an alphabetical filter to the Our People page.
  • Changed the slide limit to all Home Page header slideshows to 5.
  • Fixed up the Anchor Links on Multipurpose pages to include all possible sections.
  • Fixed the Blockquote style to display text as centered with horizontal lines above and below.


December 20, 2018

  • Search results page layout has been improved and results are more consistent
  • Clicking a tag/category on an article takes you to a collection of content with that tag in a page that is nicely styled
  • Users are able to see and create Multi Image Callouts on Multipurpose Pages (these were being hidden, previously)
  • Links in the Main Menu to Artsci, UCollege, and Graduate School now all open in new tabs


December 17, 2018

  • Courses page will now display the correct courses for the chosen semester with the correct titles
  • Book covers will no longer appear blurry or stretched


December 7, 2018

  • Page not Found text updated: "We have a new website! The page you are looking for may have moved." and given a grey background color.


November 12, 2018

  • Changed the way Book covers display to keep the images in focus
  • Shared Content fixes
    • Made the "Feed Source" column appear in the "Find Content page"
    • Made the "Teaser text" field display on the receiving site


November 5, 2018

  • Content Share fixes
    • On imported content, we hid any fields that the "borrowing" site is not able to edit
    • Corrected display of office hours on imported person content on Artsci site
    • Corrected issue with the display of the date when an imported event is featured
    • Corrected user role permissions to allow appropriate users to access the "Shared Content" area
    • Corrected problem with the way department name displayed on Artsci site "Our People" page
  • Book Content Type fix: Changed the way cover images are rendered so that they are not blurry.


November 1, 2018

  • Fixes to content sharing
  • CSS change to prevent person profile images from cutting off the tops of photos when viewed in a particular small-ish window size


October 15, 2018

  • submit button on embedded webforms fixed: matches the submit buttons elsewhere (is no longer solid red)
  • Content Share modifications
    • "Feed source" column added to the "Find Content" page
    • Permissions changes to allow users to see the shared content area
    • Department image will be shared with Person content
    • We hid some of the fields that are not editable on an imported piece of content
    • RSVP button will move with content and point to the RSVP form on the originating site
  • multipurpose page change: removed "na" from background color choices


October 8, 2018

  • Replaced "Dark Callout" 
    • New section offers options of "Single-image callout" or "Multi-image callout."
  • Image Card links now have option to "open in new window."
  • Bug Fixes
    • Direct links on articles did not work when accessed from the faculty profile page
    • On Home Page and Multipurpose page, selecting a category in the "Video Spotlight and 2 articles" section is working now.
    • On Courses page: removed commas that were displaying between semester and year
    • On Courses pages: fixed the order of display for sections and subsections
    • On Course pages: Instructor names now display on the correct subsections
    • Filtered view of Resources now shows all resources with that category
    • Home Slideshow with "Event" type now displays in order of event date
    • On Home page: Upcoming Events section now displays according to event date. We made it so the template will display either:
      1. the events for a tag, if there are events in that tag
      2. all events, if there are no results for the selected tag
      3. all events if N/A is selected as the tag


September 18, 2018

  • People landing page grid and list view is now showing the "Endowed Professorship" field title
  • The text inside of the Search field on the Our People page reads "who are you looking for" instead of "what are you looking for."
  • The list of person profiles (used to tag an article with a faculty member's name) is now alphabetized by last name.
  • The initial Courses landing page is now displaying course numbers.
  • Content areas now default to 2-column.  Just check a box to change them to 1-column.


September 10, 2018

  • Home Page sections use better help text when editing
  • When given the option to "Add another paragraph" the "paragraph" is now replaced with the name of the section you are in.


September 4, 2018

  • Event Landing page now has a button to "Subscribe to calendar"
    • If a visitor has a default email client set up on the device they are using, clicking this new button will subscribe them to the feed of all events in your site.
    • A future feature is planned for subscribing to one category of events.
    • There was already an "add to calendar" option for single events.
  • Our People landing page can default to either list or card view
    • To use the list view as a default, change the link in the main menu to use ....edu/people/list
  • Direct Link field on Articles now works
  • Multipurpose-> Dark Callout no longer requires a title
    • If the title is blank, the red box around the title area does not display


August 16, 2018

  • WYSIWYG Toolbar changes
    • There is now an option in the styles drop-down for "button." To use this, create a link, select the linked text, and then select the button style from the styles dropdown.
    • When adding images (the last tool to the right) spacing above and below a left-aligned or right-aligned image will be the same.
  • Accessibility Improvements


August 13, 2018

  • A nested menu item will now display without any changes being made to the parent menu item.
  • List view of People stays aligned even when an email address is very long
  • Choosing a category on the resource page no longer pops you back up to the top of the page.
  • Accessibility Improvements


July 30, 2018

All of the updates this week were improvements to accessibility.