James Wilson

Web Content Editorial Assistant

Recent posts by James Wilson


Apr
15
2016

A fond farewell

After just over a year working at the UWP, it is now time to say my goodbyes as I leave to take up a new post outwith the University. It has been an overwhelmingly positive experience, and I have acquired a whole host of new editorial and technical skills, which I hope to carry forward with me throughout my career.

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Feb
10
2016

Web Publishers’ Community – February update

This month’s Web Publishers’ Community session included talks on Lean UX, responsive widgets and the monthly project update on the EdWeb CMS. We were also joined by two guest speakers: Ewan McAndrew, the new Wikimedian in Residence and Stephen Donnelly, who spoke about the new media asset management system, Media Hopper. Continue reading: Web Publishers’ Community – February update

Jan
14
2016

Website Support Clinic update – Content sharing in EdWeb

At this week’s Website Support Clinic, I spoke with somebody who was looking to use an article published on the University’s main News site. As the article’s topic was relevant to her department, she wanted to know whether or not she could simply copy and paste the content, or whether she would need to ask for permission first.

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Sep
1
2015

Web Publishers’ Community – August update

Once again, we’d like to thank all those who came to this month’s WPC session. It’s been a very busy summer and this week we were pleased to announce the successful migration of our 100th site to EdWeb! This is a fantastic achievement and one that we are hugely proud of. However, there is still a long way to go and we continue to rely on your feedback and support. For this reason, this month’s session was all about you having your say!

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May
20
2015

Spring clean your website

This week at the website support clinic, we received a visit from a member of staff looking for advice on how to prepare her website for the upcoming migration to EdWeb. As so often happens, other work had got in the way and the site was in need of a bit of attention. The site contained a large number of outdated news articles as well as pages that were no longer being used. We helped her to identify the pages with the most visitors and the pages that were no longer necessary.

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Apr
30
2015

Web Publishers’ Community – April update

April has been a busy month for all things EdWeb and this month’s Web Publishers’ Community session was designed to provide university staff with the information they need for a smooth transition over to the new Content Management System. Those with a head for technology were also in for a treat, with Billy Wardrop giving a presentation on the EdWeb distribution and how to use it.

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