Choice Part 6: Lucene in the sky with diamonds

Search is one of the key ways that visitors find what they're looking for on our websites. A good search engine can quickly and acurately direct the user to the right place and make for a more efficient and productive experience. In the past we've used Novell's QuickFinder search service to spider the site, supplemented … Continue reading Choice Part 6: Lucene in the sky with diamonds

Bad URLs Part 4: Choose your future

So we've looked at examples of bad and good URLs, what the current situation is at Edge Hill, but what are we doing about it? Lots, you'll be pleased to know! As part of the development work we've been doing for the new website design, I've been taking a long hard look at how our … Continue reading Bad URLs Part 4: Choose your future

Bad URLs Part 3: Confessions time

Over the last couple of posts I've been looking at URLs, good and bad. Now it's time to examine what we do at Edge Hill and see how we fare! Most of our website is currently made up of static pages so it looks something like this: http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/Faculties/Education/index.html Other areas of the site aren't quite … Continue reading Bad URLs Part 3: Confessions time