WebTech Monthly News – June 2021 

by Max Bronsema

 

NEW: Drupal Training for Beginners 

Whether you have taken on new responsibilities editing your department website, or you’ve made minor edits, but desire a greater understanding of what Drupal can do - sign up to attend a beginning Drupal Course.  

This Drupal course for beginners will help you navigate layout builder to create webpages that are accessible, responsive and help your audience find what they need. Class size is limited and will be very hands on. Expect to make live changes to your site during this 2-hour course. Prerequisite required

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 13 at 2-4 p.m.  
Learn more at Western’s Beginning Drupal Course

New Sites

Two new websites launched in June. The Public Records website is a new place to find out how to request information following the public records process. The Information Technology Services website provides an umbrella of services that are administered and provided via each department that together make up Information Technology Services.  

Drupal Updates 

Two core security updates were applied, the redirect 403 status pages to login pages, block type templates, and the SEO checklist were updated as well.  

New Modules 

 

Drupal Theme Updates 

Version 3.9.27 

  • Bug fixes 

Version 3.9.26 

  • Skip links fixed 

  • Improvements to dark mode for card blocks 

Version 3.9.25 

 

Review the Ashlar Changelog for current theme updates. 

 

WordPress 

WordPress is now running 5.7.2, Esperanza. 

 

New Plugins Available 

 

 Updates from CampusPress 

These updates are to the WordPress hosting environment. Not all changes are available to all users. 

  • JetPack updated to the latest version 

  • HubSpot updated to the latest version 

 

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

 

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