Choosing a secure password

IT Services will soon be deploying a new system for changing and resetting passwords which will be accompanied by updated guidelines for choosing secure passwords. This post outlines some of the thinking behind these new password guidelines and we welcome feedback. Three steps to better passwords Size Matters – three or four random words is […]

GOing… GOing…

GO will be going this Summer, to be replaced by a new home for students and staff to access University systems and services and find information to support their studies or work. This series of blog posts will explain some of the changes that are coming… Last time we looked at the history of GO as […]

GOing…

GO will be going this Summer, to be replaced by a new home for students and staff to access University systems and services and find information to support their studies or work. This series of blog posts will explain some of the changes that are coming… GO has been Edge Hill’s staff and student portal for […]

Week(s) Notes: 4 April 2014

Okay, so I lied and we’ve been awful at keeping on top of the week notes but here goes with an overview of what we’ve been up to since last time. Dozens of updates to our digital signage across campus. One of the screens in the GeoSciences building now has Department of Geography specific content […]

Week Notes: 7 February 2014

We’ve been slacking with the Week Notes during January but now we’re back! Here’s what we’ve been up to in the last week. Following its launch before Christmas, the University Homepage is getting further updates to increase the impact of the feature stories and allow better discovery of content in the “cards”. Over the last […]

Bonus Week Notes: 23 December

It might be the last working day of the year for Web Services but we’ve pushed a few things live: New mega menu navigation now contains a “social media” link. Scroll indicator on the homepage to encourage discovery of all our great content. The Study homepage is now powered by WordPress as is every page linked […]

Week Notes: 20 December 2013

This week we have mostly been launching this: We’ll blog more about it after the Christmas break but a few interesting points below: New server build to support the new WordPress powered homepage. Varnish caching layer to make page serve times fly! New Faculty of Arts and Sciences website. Lots of support to departments updating […]

Week Notes: 13 December

WordPress 3.8 is now running on both blogs.edgehill.ac.uk and the Corporate Website. There are lots of new features covered in the video below but if you’re an editor and want the old colour scheme back then get choose light from the edit profile page. Updated the Web Services blog to the latest Twenty Fourteen theme […]