WebTech Monthly News – August 2021

Welcome to the WebTech Monthly News for August 2021!

September Drupal Training Sessions Available

Are you new to editing a Drupal site? Or are you a current Drupal user that wants to improve your editing game? There are Drupal training sessions in September still open for sign-up:

  • Monday, September 13; 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, September 14; 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Learn more and reserve your spot at the Beginning Drupal training page.

NEW. We are now offering Drupal Team Training. Need a customized Drupal training for you and at least one other team member that focuses on the specific elements that apply to your department website? Email web.help@wwu.edu to schedule a time and date.

August Site Launches

 

Drupal Updates

  • CKEditor Update

 

New Modules

There are no new modules for this month’s release—check back in for new features next month.

Drupal Theme Updates

  • Ashlar 4.0.0 was released on September 1st. Find out more on the Ashlar Changelog.

 

WordPress

Updates from CampusPress

  • Formidable reCAPTCHA V3: remove option to attach files to emails if form includes file upload.
  • Live shortcode: added option to specify post parent for latest posts and accessibility improvement to Tabs for screen readers.
  • Media Tree: added option to filter media by category in Media > Library.
  • Meta Tag Manager: Plugin is being deprecated as the functionality it provides is part of the Simple SEO plugin. The plugin will no longer be listed in Plugins > All Plugins or in Plugin Management in the network admin. The plugin will remain activated on sites currently using and the user will be able to deactivate.
  • Wiki: Removed allowed editing by “Anyone” option. Any wiki set to “Anyone” updated to editing by “Network users”.

Review the CampusPress Changelog for specific details on the plugin updates.

Site Building Tips

Resize images easily with this free tool.

Frustrated with large photos slowing down your website loading speed but don’t have a budget for fancy tools? Are you reluctant to resize images because images should look crisp and not pixelated? WebTech’s website builders love resizing images with this online tool that’s super easy to use. And it’s free! Try it with your next oversize image and reap the benefits of a faster website that doesn’t skimp on sharp imagery.

 

Drupal Updates

· CKEditor Update

 

New Modules

There are no new modules for this month’s release—check back in for new features next month.

Drupal Theme Updates · Ashlar 4.0.0 was released on September 1st. Find out more on the Ashlar Changelog.

 

WordPress

Updates from CampusPress

· Formidable reCAPTCHA V3: remove option to attach files to emails if form includes file upload.

· Live shortcode: added option to specify post parent for latest posts and accessibility improvement to Tabs for screen readers.

· Media Tree: added option to filter media by category in Media > Library.

· Meta Tag Manager: Plugin is being deprecated as the functionality it provides is part of the Simple SEO plugin. The plugin will no longer be listed in Plugins > All Plugins or in Plugin Management in the network admin. The plugin will remain activated on sites currently using and the user will be able to deactivate.

· Wiki: Removed allowed editing by “Anyone” option. Any wiki set to “Anyone” updated to editing by “Network users”. Review the CampusPress Changelog for specific details on the plugin updates.

 

Site Building Tips

Resize images easily with this free tool.

Frustrated with large photos slowing down your website loading speed but don’t have a budget for fancy tools? Are you reluctant to resize images because images should look crisp and not pixelated? WebTech’s website builders love resizing images with this online tool that’s super easy to use. And it’s free! Try it with your next oversize image and reap the benefits of a faster website that doesn’t skimp on sharp imagery.

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