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July 2014

Agile Project Management and its flavors: where does Scrum end and Kanban begin?

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:18pm

Agile has become a big buzz word recently in the project management world. In this post, I'll try to clarify where some of the lines are being blurred between terms like Agile and Scrum, and what some of these terms actually mean.

Keep in mind while reading this that I am...

Using Display Suite to provide field-level permissions

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, July 28, 2014 - 8:00am

Have you ever wanted to show only selected information on a content type to anonymous users and more information to authenticated users? It turns out that you can use Display Suite to provide field-level permissions for an entity.

In this post we'll show you an example...

Cherry Picking - Small Git lesson

Shea McKinney Posted by Shea Ross McKinney on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 9:56am

Small commits allow for big wins.

Something that I have been using a lot lately is GIT's cherry-pick command. I find the command very useful, and it saves me bunches of time. Here is a quick lesson on what it does and an example use case.

What...

Stanford Sites Updates, July 2014

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Monday, July 21, 2014 - 12:08pm
IT Services will perform updates for all websites hosted on the Stanford Sites Drupal hosting service on the following dates:
 
  • Friday, July 25, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Personal websites hosted on ...

Module of the Day: Path Redirect Import

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Monday, July 14, 2014 - 6:02am

Today we're going take a look at the Path Redirect Import module, which lets you import redirects in bulk into your Drupal site.

All of the modules described in this post are available on...

The SWS team is growing!

Sara Worrell-Berg Posted by Sara Worrell Berg on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 1:45pm

Stanford Web Services is growing again! In the not-quite-three years since SWS first opened its doors, the service we support now hosts over 1,000 websites, and our team of 8 has launched over 50 new Drupal websites and provided web strategy on over 20 vendor-led projects in...

Writing for the Web #6: Freeing your content from HTML tables used for layout

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 8:00am

A long while ago I wrote a post about working with Google Docs to prep and remove old formatting from content, which was serving me well, but I recently encountered a site that my old methods weren't helping. The site used table cells for creating layouts within content and...

Getting Started on Sites: How to Add a Google Map to your Website - Updated

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Monday, July 7, 2014 - 1:54pm

Google is always improving!  So, here's an update to my last post on how to add a Google map to your website.

Many websites have a "Contact" or "Directions" page that...