Hot on the heels of our web applications developer vacancy we're also recruiting a senior web designer. Over the last twelve months we've completely redesigned our website and moved to using WordPress to manage Faculty and Department websites but there's still more to do and this post will be responsible for managing the design aspects of projects undertaken by … Continue reading Senior Web Designer
We're currently recruiting a web applications developer. The post will join the web development side of Web Services working on a variety of systems that power the Edge Hill website and portal. The majority of code we write is PHP, often using the Symfony web framework for bespoke developments or WordPress as the basis of … Continue reading Web Applications Developer
At the end of the year it's always nice to look back at some of the things we've done and this year we'll do it by looking back at the top ten blog posts from the year. Confluence Design Templates One of last year's 25 days posts which has had over 1000 views. Higher Education homepages … Continue reading Web Services Top Ten of 2010
A year ago the Web Services team stared blogging every day during Advent and the pain of that followed by blogging every day for 125 days apparently hasn't put me off trying it again. I have no idea where we'll go with it but last year we covered everything from open data to environmental issues. … Continue reading We’re back, ready for Round Two!
Over the last couple of days there's been a bit of snow around the country and I've been keeping our homepage up to date. Yesterday morning in between making changes I did a quick scan around some websites to take screenshots of their homepages. It's interesting to see the different approaches which often didn't correspond … Continue reading Higher Education homepages in the snow
It’s that time of year where you have to post an annual wrap-up of the previous year’s posts. 10. Google Apps Mail – POP/IMAP/iPhone Just sneaking into the top ten is Steve’s introduction to some of the ways to access email for users of the new Google powered email. 9. New Departmental Sites Sam introduces … Continue reading Top 10 of 2009
Regular readers of the Web Services blog may have noted that post frequency is a little biased towards me… well over the next 25 days, more of us will be blogging about a variety of topics in the run up to the Christmas break. From my point of view this is a purely selfish measure … Continue reading Welcome to 25 days of blogging
Today is the second birthday of the Web Services blog! Is it really a year since the last birthday and two years since Alison's first post?! Yes, it really is. The frequency of posts has dropped off in the last year - we've crept up to 201 posts - but we've still covered a lot. … Continue reading Happy 2nd Birthday Web Services Blog
For the last few days, I've had the pleasure to attend the Institutional Web Management Workshop in Aberdeen with Mike, Sam and Steve. Aside from registration, the event seemed to just fly by, so until I can focus on specific events, here's a few, hazy, memories. The 5 Best Things Ewan McIntosh's Unleashing the Tribe … Continue reading IWMW 2008 – a 3ish day blur
Today, exactly a year has passed since Alison's first post on the Edge Hill University Web Services blog: As we've spent the last couple of years talking about blogs, showing people how to use them and advocating their usefulness we thought it was about time we started our own! It's been a busy year with … Continue reading Happy Birthday Web Services blog!