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Posted by Joe Knox on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 10:05am
You can do a lot to improve the performance and user experience across your site by making use of your Google Analytics account. In this post, we'll cover five valuable standard reports that you can view for your site right now.
This post aligns with the Google Analytics set up and menu structure as of September 22, 2015.
Stanford Events is Stanford University's central calendar. It's widely used by departments, organizations, and student groups to promote events to the public and members of our campus community, and it provides a valuable resource for planning and scheduling. The challenge is cross-promoting events. In the past, sharing events content across multiple websites required re-typing. Ouch! We'll show you how to use the Stanford Events Importer module to save time and cross-promote events from multiple organizations.
Would you like to display courses on your website? How about events or links to people profiles? The Stanford community provides a variety of web feeds which provide data or content that your Drupal website can leverage.
Frequently the content you need on your website is already published on another website. Rather than adding this content manually to your website, you can use a web feed to import this published content from the source website and display it on your website.
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.
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: