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New Modules on Stanford Sites, August 2013

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.stanford.edu were updated during regular maintenance windows in the week of August 5th. Department and group sites on Stanford Sites will receive the following updated modules on August 27th and 28th.

New Modules on Stanford Sites, July 2013 - updated

Update, August 5: Module updates to Stanford Sites were not fully completed during the maintenance windows of the week of July 29th. Instead, sites on people.stanford.edu will continue to be updated during regular maintenance windows in the week of August 5th. Department and group sites on Stanford Sites will receive the updates at a later date in August.


During the week of July 29th, 2013, IT Services will be adding the following modules to all sites on Stanford Sites:

Stanford Sites Updates, Week of May 27th, 2013

On Tuesday, May 28th, and Thursday, May 30th, 2013, IT Services will perform quarterly software updates on Stanford Sites.

Schedule

Tuesday, May 28th, 5-8PM: updates performed on personal websites hosted on people.stanford.edu.

Thursday, May 30th, 4-6AM: updates performed on group and department websites hosted on sites.stanford.edu.

Updates will include:

Using Display Suite to Place Node Fields in Blocks

Have you ever looked at a page layout and thought, "Hm, that sure is one long list of fields. It would be nice to be able to place some of that information in a sidebar (or in the footer, etc.)"

In this example, we want to move some of the "Contact Information" fields of an Event node into the first sidebar.

You can do exactly that with the Display Suite Extras module, which is available on Stanford Sites. Here's how.

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