Archive for February, 2009
Here's a flowchart that describes the United States Air Force's rules of engagement for blogging, or rather, what their plan is when responding to blog posts.
We recently enabled some new features involving comments on blogs at Gustavus. One of the coolest features, and the one that could use a little help from you readers, is the addition of Gravatars.
Have you ever been writing a blog post or putting together a website and thought that all it really needs is a couple of decent photos? If you don't have the time or talent to take photos for your pages, you might feel like you are out of luck. On the contrary, there's good news for you--an ocean of free images awaits you on Flickr Creative Commons search.
You may have noticed that a number of Gustavus pages feature calendar widgets that display events from the College Calendar. Today we added a small but hopefully useful feature to these widgets--whenever a date is shown, that date will link to the same date in the College Calendar.
Kyle Chambers in the Psychology department kindly writes in with news that Google Calendar recently added a couple of valuable features–offline access and Google Document attachments. Offline Calendar From Google’s FAQ about offline calendar: Calendar keeps you on time, even when you’re not online. Offline Calendar allows you to access your events through your browser [...]
This evening, beginning at 5pm CST, Technology Services will be performing scheduled maintenance on a group of servers that provide essential functionality to the Gustavus Website. During the scheduled maintenance, portions of the website will be replaced with a friendly message stating the site is currently unavailable and provide some Gustavus-related links. The entire maintenance [...]
Today we officially say goodbye to the stale “Did You Know” factoids from our website’s Aux Box (the blue column on the right side of many pages that contains extra content) and say hello to some new and improved, always-fresh content. By default, we now pull events from the College Calendar, news, and profiles into [...]