- This week’s new homepage developments:
- Switching the responsive navigation from jPanelMenu to Sidr allowing the contents of the menu to be dynamically extracted from existing elements on the page rather than replicated in the HTML.
- Started building a staging homepage. This will be a copy of the homepage and a new plugin for WordPress enabling the publishing of settings, widgets, pages and media to the live site, plus the ability to save draft versions and roll back changes.
- Edge Hill Central for iOS has been released to the App Store and should be available to download within the next 24 hours.
- Had discussions with colleagues from Student Recruitment about the next steps for Getting Started for new students.
- Testing new hardware for streaming next weekend’s Graduation via YouTube Live – more information about this next week!
- Discussions with Finance and Learning Services about how to raise the profile of Online Payments such as printer credits and library fines.
- Migrated to new theme:
- Working on several new WordPress sites for English as a Foreign Language and the Faculty of Education’s
- UK-China Conference.
- Set up a new live chat session for Student Recruitment and the Faculty of Education to run next week
- JIRA – Created: 27; Resolved: 28
- RMS – Created: 20; Closed: 18
Publishing early as I’m taking a few hours flexi but I’m sure loads more will happen on Friday afternoon!
Favourite discovery of the week was that the awesome isitchristmas.com now forces you to connect via SSL: