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Support for Web publishing at Santa Clara University is provided by the Office of Marketing and Communications, Information Services, the Webmaster and Web Applications Developer in the Media Services department, and system and network administrators in the Information Technology department.

 
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Blog Feature Options
The Blog Feature element has been revised in the new site design. By default, the featured posts are displayed using a styled list, with options to expand/collapse list items to view the blog post text. An option is available to display the featured items using the "directory list" style. Set the custom parameter display=list to apply that change. Read More »
Blog Navigation Element
In the new site design, the blog element doesn't include a navigation menu by default. You can add navigation for Recent Posts, Categories, and Archives to your blog page by displaying the right column and adding the "Blog Navigation" element from the Right Column category in the Element Gallery. Read More »
Replication Frequency
Commonspot content replication from authoring to production is now scheduled to run every hour, a change from the long-standing two-hour-interval pattern. Read More »
Content Layout Options
The base template in Commonspot includes a Layout element in the center column, with one cell for page content. The initial layout of content within the center column can be changed by adding rows, columns, and modifying the individual cell properties. Read More »
Commonspot authoring server status
A Commonspot patch was scheduled to be applied earlier this morning, and the application of the patch caused the authoring server to block Commonspot login attempts, and produce numerous display errors. Read More »
Google Maps Directions to Campus
A new element is available in Commonspot that will allow visitors to get directions to campus using Google Maps. Read More »
Text Characters for Other Languages
Commonspot now supports text characters for languages other than the standard character encoding for the Latin alphabet. Read More »
Commonspot Upgrade Schedule
We've completed testing of the most recent release for Commonspot, version 4.6 service pack 3, on our development platform. We plan to install this upgrade on the cms and www servers on Wednesday, Feb. 14th, starting at 7am. Read More »
Internet Explorer 7 and Tables
If you've upgraded to Internet Explorer 7, you may find that the option to insert or modify tables in the Commonspot rich text editor is not working. This is due to a default setting in Internet Explorer that disables "scriplets". Read More »
Commonspot System Maintenance
Over the next two days, we will be working with the Commonspot database servers, applying a change that will allow for more available memory and improved performance during periods of peak demand. Read More »
 
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