We’ve been using Day Communique (OU’s content management system) since June 2007 and have been going to the Day customer summit (now called “Day Ignite”) ever since. Sometimes people ask us why we attend each year and I can honestly say it’s not for the fun (though there’s plenty of it). Three of us attended […]
We have a new solution in the CMS for creating your own forms. I love it for three reasons. 1) It’s so easy even I can create a form 2) It’s free up to a certain number of submissions 3) It’s called Wufoo – how can you not love something called Wufoo?
Not long ago in a magical land of OU Web Communications, a new, alternative approach to campus websites was born. It became known as the QuickStart migration, and it promised a fast-track migration into the OU content management system.
www.ou.edu/calendar You may have heard about the new kid in town. The OU Campus Calendar is live and ready to be utilized by the university. Still in the Beta stage, we are really excited to see how it grows and becomes an integral part of campus life. How do you become a part of it? […]
We’ve scheduled maintenance for this afternoon (Friday, September 24th) at 4pm. We will need to take cq5author.ou.edu down for a few minutes, but should be available again by 4:15. We will proceed with maintenance on our publish servers Monday evening. This should not cause any outages with your live sites.
We installed a fix today for an issue that was showing up when end-users visiting a CQ5 site tried to download a Word or Excel file. The end user was being asked to log in prior to downloading the document (canceling this request would proceed with the download). We’ve resolved this issue and site visitors […]
Slowness that may have been experienced yesterday has been resolved and you should see normal response times today. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you so much.
Sidekick? Sidebar? Yes – it’s confusing. The sidebar is that bar on the left side of an edit window where you can see and search for digital assets. Yet, with so many images, PDFs, etc. in the asset manager, finding what you are looking for can be difficult. But, it doesn’t have to be. Here’s […]
During my first week at OU Web Communications this summer, I left most meetings with a list of terms or acronyms to look up. Even though the team always took the time to explain things to me, sometimes I wasn’t sure I knew enough to ask the right questions. I hope what I learned helps […]
CQ5.3 comes with slight changes in the author environment from CQ5.2.1. These were previously posted in the Web Communications site, but we wanted to make sure they were easy to find. Here are several of the differences: