Entries tagged with ‘Gribly’


New Search and Profiles

We have been working hard integrating alumni information into the Gribly. This summer, we completed the first major phase of that project which brought major changes to searching, the Gribly, profiles, and account tools. This quick rundown will give you an overview of the best and biggest of what’s new. Search and the Gribly We […]


On Campus Pages Brainstorming

Not many pages on the Gustavus website receive as much traffic as the On Campus page--particularly the section designed for students. We have been brainstorming some ideas on how to improve these pages for a while and want to see what you think about what we have in store.

Single Sign-On (SSO) for Gribly, College Calendar, and more

As of this afternoon, if you log in to the Gribly, you will also be logged in to the College Calendar, Google Calendar, Moodle, and a bunch of other areas of the Gustavus website.

We fixed the back button

Have you ever gone to the Gribly, made a couple of searches, and hit the back button only to return to the page you were at before you even went to the Gribly? That’s not what you expected, right? Frustrated? We hear you. This is a frequent problem in applications designed like the Gribly (i.e. […]

Improved Gribly suggest as you type

Since we added the new Gribly suggest feature on the 15th, we have already received some valuable feedback from our users via the five star rating widget on the bottom of every page: I like the new addition of the name suggestions, but I think when you select a name from the list, it should […]


Gribly suggest as you type

We just added an exciting new feature to the Gribly: search suggestions as you type.

Did You Mean… Search Suggestions in the Gribly?

Finding people in the Gribly just got a lot easier. That's right, you will now get helpful suggestions that may help you find who you are looking for, especially when you don't know how to spell someone's name.


New Profiles Browsing Features

We just added a few nice features to make browsing the new profiles an easier and richer experience. We hope that these features will encourage visitors to explore the profiles and get to know some of the personalities on campus. You can now browse profiles by department or by tag. We also added a visually […]


Introducing Profiles

We have just put on the finishing touches on the first version of a new profile system that will allow faculty and staff to create a “professional profile” via their web browsers. We’ve tried to keep the form fairly simple and easy-to-use, supplementing the user-provided information with details gleaned from our master database system. The […]


Remember Me?

Due to popular demand, we recently added a useful and time-saving feature to the Gribly’s login form. You can now select the “Remember me on this computer” checkbox that will tell the Gribly to remember who you are the next time you visit on the same computer. You need to be careful, however, when using […]