Clemson News Feeds in Cascade

College of Education archive page on Clemson News

With the rebrand and launch of the new Clemson News we are making a few changes to the news feeds workflow in order to serve up the best user experience across sites. Below are the details on the philosophy behind the new workflow and how you can incorporate Clemson News into your redesign project. Organization […]

Default Theme Color Updates

We previously did not have some default color theming set on particular widgets, modules, and buttons. The default color if no color is selected should now be Diploma. Please let us know if anything different is discovered.

Updated Secondary Nav Released

If you have not noticed by now, the updated Secondary Navigation is now available in the new redesign templates ** You will need to republish any and all sn-config files you may have in your redesign site to grab the updated structure. A couple notes on this. We have extended the navigation to 3 levels […]

Blog Feed – New Feature in Cascade

We have added the “Blog Feed” feature to cascade. It can be added as a module in a new row, or added as a column widget in columns 6 cells or wider. Please follow the steps below to add to your page. Select Blog Feed from the module selector or Widget Display list. Fill in […]

Contact Module Widget Released

The new contact module is ready to implement on your pages. **Remember, if you have used the module previously, you will have to update your pages to this new setup. Navigate to your widgets folder, then click “Add Content” in the top nav Navigate to Components > Widget. Select “Contact Module” from the widget type. […]

Contact Module Updates

We are adding the ability to turn on/off social links in the Contact Module along with the option to add a custom link in place of the web contact email to this module.

Copying folders from your old site

We found a situation where a user may copy a folder from an old site. This is great in helping get your content over, but will not give you the proper meta data on the folder. To combat this, please create all folders from your new redesign site and copy any potential files like images […]

Interior Page Template Update – Hero Image

I wanted to make everyone aware of a recent update to the Interior Page Template Hero Image. We were brought aware of the idea that it could be difficult to find that many images for each interior page. These interior page banner images were originally meant to be more of a “masthead” for the page […]

Understanding Common Web Abbreviations

If you’ve been on the web for more than a day, you’ve noticed that people tend to speak in groupings of letters that have no rational meaning—web developers use a lot of abbreviations and acronyms. In fact, in some cases, you can’t even pronounce them. These are some of the more commonly used abbreviations (and […]

Writing for Web Accessibility

students walking through Trustee Park

Basic considerations to help you get started writing web content that is more accessible to people with disabilities. These tips are good practice to help you meet accessibility requirements.