WebTech Monthly News – June 2021
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.
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.
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.
Content Validation - will facilitate a way to help site editors write inclusive content
Layout Builder Iframe Modal
Layout Builder Operation Link - adds a handy direct link to the layout editor when viewing a list of content
Drupal Theme Updates
New styles for the majors pages added
Skip links fixed
Improvements to dark mode for card blocks
Increase size of menu buttons to reach AAA touch targets sizes
Review the Ashlar Changelog for current theme updates.
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.