OIT has recently licensed DubBot, a product that can help website editors identify and resolve web accessibility issues. The tool can also help with recognizing misspelled words, broken links, and even website content that does not adhere to SMU’s editorial style guide. By producing user-friendly reports, campus web authors can determine improvement opportunities in their pages and communications. Continue reading Introducing DubBot: Automated Website Scanning Tool
After months of work and testing, the OIT Web Team will be upgrading our instance of Sitecore, SMU’s Content Management System for the web, to version 10. This upgrade will lay the foundation for new features and possibilities in the tool for the next several years. Continue reading The Future of Web Editing on Campus Arrives Next Week
Want to jazz-up your web page with a large photo feature that catches the eye? Join our web specialist Michael Keller as he walks you through the Jumbotron feature for your Sitecore pages.
Our Web Team is rolling out some new services for the SMU community to help with getting the most out of Sitecore, our web content authoring system. Whether it is some one-on-one help, getting a better understanding of your site’s audience, or a refresher course, we can help. Continue reading New Services for Sitecore Editors Now Available
After a decade of using Sitecore for SMU’s web content management system, we know how challenging it can be for editors who make changes infrequently. In the past couple of years, we have made great strides in making the tool easier to use for everyone. With the rollout of the Cornerstone templates and the Experience Editor’s enabling WYSIWYG editing of our site’s webpages, Sitecore has never been more user friendly. Yet, there are times when a school or department doesn’t have the time to edit their webpages or just needs some additional help. To help, OIT is launching a Web Assistant pilot plus a new support site. Continue reading OIT Launches New Web Support Site and Assistant Pilot