Today, Friday, May 31, Dartmouth launched the second phase of a major upgrade of its public web presence, which was last redesigned in 2006. The first phase of the project went live in November 2012 and included a new visual … Continue reading
Dartmouth’s new events calendar is (almost) open for business! The back-end of the new calendar system is up and running, and the public interface will go live at the end of the month along with the second phase of the … Continue reading
Dartmouth’s mobile campus map debuts today! To begin using the map, visit the Mobile Dartmouth app on your mobile device: http://m.dartmouth.edu/map The desktop version of the map is planned to go live later this term, with the website redesign’s phase 2 … Continue reading
Underway: Academic departments In March, the Web Services migration team contacted A&S academic departments and programs to schedule the move of their websites into the new design and new content management system, Drupal. We will be working with them throughout … Continue reading
Today we went to Convocation to celebrate the start of Dartmouth’s 243rd academic year and welcome the incoming Class of 2016. As students once again fill classrooms for the first day of fall term, we thought we’d take a moment … Continue reading
A decade ago, when Dartmouth selected the web content management system (CMS) OmniUpdate, the criteria and choices were quite different. In the early 2000s, some of the sophisticated CMSes familiar today (OmniUpdate, WordPress, Dot.Net.Nuke, Drupal, Expression Engine) were just getting … Continue reading
Here’s a great article about .edu websites from the Brick Factory, a digital agency based in Washington, DC. Do you have any favorites? Perhaps next year, Dartmouth will be on this list!
The new Dartmouth.edu design will be responsive! Just what does that mean? Two strategies known as “forking” and “responsive web design” fuel the cultural and technical debate on the best methods for addressing the needs of an increasingly mobile audience. … Continue reading