Archive of Web Site Accomplishments

The college's web site has seen a number of improvements since its migration to the Drupal content management system.  Here are just a few of the highlights:

Migration from Plone to Drupal provided:

  • quicker load time of pages
  • improved stability of the web site
  • greater accessibility for users with disabilities
  • improved back-up, security, and disaster recovery procedures
  • compliant with IPV6

 

Redesign projects that have been completed:

  • created a responsive design that is compatible with a variety of devices, including mobile devices and tablets
  • added an image carousel on the home page to highlight key news and events
  • created an enhanced faculty and staff directory (in collaboration with the schools) that allows searching for faculty/staff by name or department
  • developed a method to post emergency alerts to home page
  • configured the editor interface to make it easy for content editors to add content

 

Redesign projects in progress:

  • captioning of videos to provide accessibility to the blind
  • enhancing news/event/information sidebars to make it easier to post and to share content

 

Other:

  • supporting the migration of outreach centers to the college‚Äôs server (ongoing)
  • providing quicker turn-around time for new web forms (using Drupal WebForms)
  • trained over 50 content editors so that they could edit their site using Drupal

 

Future projects:

  • remediation of accessibility issues (template, tables, images, other documents, etc.)