Update: A grand experiment has come to a necessary end. We’ll soon be removing the instant feedback feature. We’re not sad about it. It was a great idea that turned out to provide us with a lot of feedback and very little context. Making the issue type optional left us trying to puzzle out a [...]
Over the past couple of years, we have been working with the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library to digitize their sound library and present it on the web in an easy-to-use way. Yesterday, this enormous project was completed. The entire sound library has been digitized and all of the liner notes have been scanned.
When designing your website, it is easy to get distracted by the unimportant details. One that keeps popping up is the idea of "the fold" and that content must appear above this imaginary line. Why is the fold an unimportant detail? Because it doesn't exist. At least not how you think it might.
We have a job opening in Web Services for a Web Developer. Here’s posting: Gustavus Adolphus College is seeking a Web Developer to work as a member of Web Services to program and provide support for the maintenance and augmentation of the College’s web presence. As a key component of this dynamic office, this individual [...]
Adobe, the company that makes Contribute, is asking for suggestions for the next version of Contribute. Is there any particular nagging issue that you would want us to focus on future release? We would love to hear from first hand Contribute users. We are looking at suggestion on bugs to be fixed, workflow enhancements, feature request, [...]
For most people, putting together a website is a pretty big project; putting together an effective website can be a Herculean effort. We hope you consider these easy tips to make sure all of your effort is focused where it counts.
Google search for "gustavus football" Google has recently started showing our calendar events next to many search results at Gustavus. Want to know what’s happening at Gustavus? Search for gustavus. Wondering when the next big game is? Search for gustavus football. Curious about what the SAO has been up to? Search for gustavus student activities. [...]
The Gustavus homepage's new colors The Gustavus website just got a new paint job. Gold and blue were chosen to better highlight our school colors (black and gold) and emphasize our Swedish heritage. With our sesquicentennial approaching, it seemed like perfect timing. This update also brings a small but nice additional feature for those of [...]
Good news for Gustavus bloggers, we have taken another step toward making our search engine work a little bit better--blog post thumbnails will now appear next to search results just like profile photos.
Wading through search results can be tough when everything looks the same. It takes time to read through the results to find what you are looking for. Zeroing in on search results about a person at Gustavus just got a bit easier--we've added profile photos to our search results.