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Styling on Sites: Introduction to Stanford Basic Theme Settings

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Friday, February 1, 2013 - 5:36pm

This is the first post in a multi-post series on styling your Sites site. In this post I'll get you aquainted with the Stanford Basic theme settings and what you can do without adding any additional CSS.

So, below is my personal site...

Importing Events from

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Friday, January 25, 2013 - 6:46pm

Have you checked out Stanford's Event Calendar at It has featured events, events from departments and student groups, and events by subject or type. It's a great place to find out what's happening around campus...

Need to Sort a View in a Specific Order?

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 1:44pm

Often we run into a common problem where clients want to have their Staff listed in a particular order not just ascending or descending alphabetically. We can easily solve this using a great module called Draggable Views. I love using...

Using Box to House Online Documents

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Monday, January 14, 2013 - 4:53pm

One of the needs that we frequently encounter on campus while building sites is linking to forms and documents like pdfs from within text areas like the body field in Drupal. Note: I've updated this blog post to reflect the newest version of Box as of 9/24/2014.


Stanford Events Importer 7.x-2.x

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 3:14pm

In November, 2012, SWS released a stable beta version of the Stanford Events Importer for...

Creating Proportional Typography Using Webfonts on Sites

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, January 7, 2013 - 5:17pm

It's a great time to be a web designer, as we have this explosion of web fonts at our finger tips. Tools such as Google Web Fonts make these available for free, and integrating them is easy on your site, even on...

Stanford Feature: Content Status

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, December 21, 2012 - 4:25pm

If you need an easy workflow solution for publishing content only after  it has been vetted and approved, then the Content Status Feature may be a great solution for you!

Content Status is a module created by Stanford Web Services that implements an easy way to identify the status of your...

Setting Up Accounts, Roles, and Privileges for

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 9:26am

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...

Content Comes First

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, December 17, 2012 - 5:07pm

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...


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