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August 2013

New Modules on Stanford Sites, August 2013

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Monday, August 26, 2013 - 4:31pm

An update to the new modules for July, 2013: Module updates to Stanford Sites were not fully completed during the maintenance windows of the week of August 5th. Sites on people....

Imagery 101: Choosing the RIGHT image for your webpage

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, August 26, 2013 - 9:17am

In the last post in this new series on imagery, I reviewed things to consider when choosing a great image for your site. In this post, we'll...

Tuning for Performance

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Friday, August 23, 2013 - 9:47am

What's better, fast or slow? That's right. Fast. There are a couple of ways you can tune the performance of your Drupal site to decrease page load times. Below are two simple things you can do today.

Drupal Core Performance Settings

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Importing Courses from ExploreCourses

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 8:21am

Do you have courses on ExploreCourses that you’d like to appear on your site? Are you adding these courses by hand every term? If so, check out the Stanford Courses module.  

This module,...

Getting Started on Sites: Image Styles

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 9:09am

Welcome back! This is the seventh blog post in a series on how to create a Drupal 7 personal website using Stanford Sites....

Imagery 101: How to Choose Great Images

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, August 5, 2013 - 9:17am

Choosing great images for your website can be tricky business. In this new series, I'll explain some things to consider when you're selecting and editing images for use on your website. Today, I'm going share some tips for...

Getting Started on Sites: How to Add a Google Map to Your Website

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 9:07am

Welcome back! This is the sixth blog post in a series on how to create a Drupal 7 personal website using Stanford Sites....