Santa Clara University

Web Publishing

Web Publishing Services


Updates on new projects, issues in progress, services, and general Web Publishing information

  •  Upcoming Events right column element updated

    Thursday, Mar. 13, 2008
    The right-column element used to display events has been updated to work with calendars created in the Event Manager system. Like the standard version of the Event summary/details element, this element requires one parameter - the ID number of a calendar configured in the Event Manager.
  •  Web color palette updated

    Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2008
    The color palette page has been updated to reflect the schemes used in the recent redesign of the Santa Clara University Web site.
  •  YouTube video element

    Sunday, Mar. 2, 2008
    An element has been added to the Content Well element gallery category that lets you embed a YouTube video in a Commonspot page.
  •  Campus Calendar and Tags

    Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008
    The Campus Calendar has been updated to include a mechanism to create a list of tags, and associate tags with individual events. A custom calendar can then be configured, selecting events with a particular tag. More detail on this feature can be found in the Campus Calendar's Help section.
  •  Commonspot systems moving

    Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008
    The Commonspot web and database servers have moved from the IT building to the new Data Center, in advance of the major migration for university systems planned for this weekend. With the cms web and database servers already in place, we should have a stable and available Web presence throughout the weekend.
  •  Web Systems and the new Data Center

    Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008
    The Web, database, and directory servers that support the Web system are moving from their current location in the Information Technology building to the new Data Center in the Learning Commons.
  •  Site Search Element updated

    Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008
    The content well and right column elements for site-specific search forms and result display have been updated. These elements display a search form that can be used to submit a keyword search to SCU's Google Custom Search index, and limit search results to a specific SCU site.
  •  SCU Blog Index

    Monday, Feb. 4, 2008
    A new Web site has been created to catalog SCU-related blogs. The SCU Blog Index lists blogs published by SCU individuals and organizations, and includes those managed within Commonpost, the Webpages personal publishing system, as well as blogs hosted outside of the SCU network.
  •  Network issues and impact on Commonspot

    Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008
    We've experienced a few problems on the www Web servers due to network connectivity issues. Periodically, the web servers aren't able to connect to Commonspot's database server, resulting in error messages displayed on A software patch is scheduled to be installed on 1/30 at 7pm to resolve this issue.
  •  Bulletin Import Element Updated

    Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008
    The Bulletin Import element has been updated to handle bulletin content published in Commonspot, as well as earlier versions of the bulletins.
Printer-friendly format
smallersmaller Change Text Size