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Migration prep tips – beyond the basics

When I’m not editing sites at UWP, I’m managing the University at the Festivals website, which is set to migrate into EdWeb next month. Having recently gone through the Editor Task Checklist to get my site ready, I’ve now seen both sides of the migration process and wanted to share some top tips on things you can do to make your site migration process go even smoother.

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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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IWMW15 conference write up

A couple of weeks back I attended the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop or IWMW 2015 at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk. Lucky for me (and not so lucky for him, due to a nasty knee injury) Neil was unable to take his place as a speaker, so I got to go along as a delegate to my first and hopefully not last of what I found to be a convivial and motivating event.

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UX Scotland 2015 conference write up

In early June, the UX Scotland conference was held for the third time in Edinburgh. I was there once again, this time joined by a newer member of the LTW team – Jonah McLachlan. In this post we highlight what for us were the best sessions, and link to some of the resources now available.
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Web Publishers’ Community – June Update

As June comes to a close the WPC Session heard further updates on EdWeb’s progress and the development of a new University Web Accessibility Policy. To close the session participants watched a webinar entitled “The Mobile Content Mandate” presented by content strategist Karen McGrane.

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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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