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Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Friday, August 28, 2015 - 1:45pm

University IT will perform security updates on all websites on the Stanford Sites Drupal hosting service on the following dates:

These changes include updating Drupal core to the latest release, security-related module upgrades, and bug fixes for both Drupal 6 and 7 sites. See below for a complete list of updated and new modules.

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 1:00pm

Frequently, at Stanford Web Services we receive requests to build an intranet as part of a website. What exactly do people mean by "intranet?" Each department, lab, and institute might have different requirements an "intranet." Let's look at some different ways you might want to use an intranet and the tools available at Stanford that can help make your intranet possible.

What is an intranet?

According to our old friend Wikipedia, an intranet is:

Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:30am

Card sorting is a powerful, hands-on tool that we at Stanford Web Services use for helping content creators iron out either the information architecture of their site (meaning the big buckets of their navigation) or to develop categories for their content. 

Recently, we used card sorting to develop a secondary sidebar navigation of "Related Content" that crossed the main navigation of a website, and these are my takeaways.

a face for radio Posted by Zach Chandler on Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 8:00am

Service Design is an emerging practice area that can transform organizations, and create immense value. Stanford Web Services has already begun to introduce Service Design into the way that they develop services for the University. We should all think about more ways to put it into practice.

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Monday, July 20, 2015 - 6:10am

University IT will perform maintenance on all websites on the Stanford Sites Drupal hosting service on the following dates:

  • Friday, July 24th, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: personal sites hosted on people.stanford.edu

  • Saturday, July 25th, from 4 a.m. - 8 a.m.: group and department sites hosted on sites.stanford.edu

  • Sunday, July 26th, from 4 a.m. - 8 a.m.: group and department sites hosted on sites.stanford.edu

These changes are significant and include updating Drupal core to the latest release, security-related module upgrades, new modules, and theme updates for both Drupal 6 and 7 sites. See below for a complete list of updated and new modules.

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