It’s springtime on campus, which means colorful flowers, Frisbee in the Sunken Garden, tour groups galore and new web features! Many of us use widgets to highlight certain content on our pages, and YouTube widgets are a great way to … Continue reading →
March 9, 2016
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Over the past few months our office has been working to unite all of our graduate schools under our new brand and visual identity guidelines that were unveiled along with a new W&M website design over Charter Day 2015. Today, … Continue reading →
The new design incorporates official university colors and the Law School logo sits boldly atop every page. Banners have been refreshed throughout. On the homepage, the main slideshow is larger for more engaging photography and there’s a Faculty in the News section front and center. (Ok, technically it’s a little to the right of center.)
It’s another step towards a unified W&M brand in accordance with the University Style Guide, while we hope honoring the distinguished identity of America’s first Law School.
How did we do? We’d love to hear your feedback.
~ Mark Windley
January 20, 2016
by University Web & Design Comments Off on Cascade Tip of the Month: To FAQ or not to FAQ?
It’s the first day of classes for spring 2016, so what better way to kick off another great semester than by refreshing your web content? We know our audiences want quick answers, but are FAQ pages the best way to … Continue reading →
You may have noticed myWM has an updated design. What’s new? Mostly colors and fonts. This update brings the page in line with the university’s new visual identity guidelines. What’s the same? Almost everything. All of myWM’s popular features, links and … Continue reading →
December 15, 2014
by University Web & Design Comments Off on A Couple of Nods to Responsive Sites
Folks in Creative Services spent a lot of time over the past year and a half making the many websites we manage responsive for mobile users. We submitted a few of those to the Education Digital Marketing Awards for consideration. … Continue reading →
November 3, 2014
by University Web & Design Comments Off on Cascade Tip of the Month: Take Advantage of our New Q&A Sessions
Once a month Cascade experts from Creative Services are on campus to assist you. Don’t miss this opportunity for one-on-one assistance with your site. Have you consulted the Help Pages, but you’re still stuck? Do you need help setting up a … Continue reading →
September 15, 2014
by University Web & Design Comments Off on Cascade Tip of the Month: Simplify Your Visit Us Page
Gone are the days of updating directions and embedding maps on your Visit Us page. Reduce your upkeep AND help visitors find you by adding a link to your building’s Campus Map page. Visitors will find a photo of the … Continue reading →
July 14, 2014
by University Web & Design Comments Off on Time for a little summer cleaning
Although I’m pretty sure the idea that summer is the “slow” time on a college campus is more myth than fact, not being knee deep in the typical academic year goings-on does afford a bit of time to take a … Continue reading →
May 15, 2014
by University Web & Design Comments Off on Cascade Tip of the Month: What’s in a (System) Name?
A lot, actually. Especially when it comes to your image and document file names. This is the point of a recent post about naming your web files by Donna Lehmann (great find, Kathy L.). I’ll hit the highlights here, but … Continue reading →