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Getting a new Drupal site set up takes a few steps before you can begin building your site. Also, Stanford Sites is a little different than other hosting environments. One of the first things to tackle after creating your new site on Stanford Sites is setting up the accounts, roles, and privileges.
Often when we hear that little voice in the back of our minds, "Wouldn't it be great to have a new website?" what we're really thinking is, "Wouldn't it be great to have a new look for our website." While getting a fresh style or "skin" for your site is absolutely a valid reason to want a redesign of our website, in most cases what will really make the most difference for our site visitors is to rewrite, restructure, and rethink the content.
Posted by John Bickar on Friday, December 14, 2012 - 11:42am
In December, 2011, we released the Stanford Courses module for Drupal 6. This is a Features-based module that polls the XML feed at ExploreCourses and creates Course and Course Section nodes on a Drupal website.
In my role as Web Strategist, I enjoy a privileged perspective on the state of the web industry in higher ed. I get an inside look into the new methodologies employed by some the best agencies in the business.
In late September 2012, Stanford Web Services (SWS) reached the one year milestone. We took this opportunity to reflect on the past year - our successes, failures and lessons learned - including: