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December 2012

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 sites.stanford.edu

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...

ExploreCourses and the Stanford Courses Drupal Module

Photo of John Bickar 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...

Agile Developer, Waterfall Client

a face for radio Posted by Zach Chandler on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 3:53pm

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. ...

Hello, world

Sara Worrell-Berg Posted by Sara Worrell Berg on Monday, December 10, 2012 - 4:06pm

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:

  • We recruited seven top-notch staff and an...