More calendars to watch

We're not the only kid on the block this December so be sure to check out some of these other advent calendars: 24 Ways If web design is more your thing then you could do worse than following 24 ways for the next few weeks. Variety of well known web folks share their ideas as … Continue reading More calendars to watch

Building an Anti-CMS

At last weekend's PHP North West Conference I delivered a talk titled Building an Anti-CMS (and how it's changed our web team).  Feedback has generally been pretty positive so I thought I'd open it up to a bit of constructive criticism from inside the sector (because every web team reads our blog, right?!). Video from … Continue reading Building an Anti-CMS

Faded tag cloud

It's been a little while since I posted anything techie, and a while since I posted anything that might be of use to the symfony community so I'm going to post about the exciting topic of tag clouds! Andy has posted about tags before so read that for more information about the concepts. We've had … Continue reading Faded tag cloud

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

Web Services Project Officer

Web Services are recruiting a new member of staff. We're looking for someone to join our team to work with the Faculty of Health to create a system to link staff, students and external partners to aid communication and better manage information. The first half of this twelve month contract will focus on planning and … Continue reading Web Services Project Officer

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