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Support for Web publishing at Santa Clara University is provided by the Office of Marketing and Communications, Information Services, the Webmaster and Web Applications Developer in the Media Services department, and system and network administrators in the Information Technology department.

 
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Web Publishing News

Commonspot blog element support for embedded media
The blog element now supports the display of audio and video content. Add the URL of a media file in the enclosure field in the blog post form. Supported media file types are mp3, swf, flv, and mov. Read More »
Firefox 3 beta and Commonspot
A new version of Firefox is now available in a beta release.  We've noticed a few issues in our initial tests using this Web browser and Commonspot.  The most noticeable impact on ease-of-use is that new browser windows are often not resized and positioned in standard forms.  For example, opening an editing window for a text block won't position the new window above the main view. The default settings for handling window opening and resizing can be modified through the Tools > Options > Content > Enable Javascript (advanced) options. Read More »
Web Developers move to Learning Commons
Web application developer support from Media Services is now located in the new Learning Commons building.  Our office is located on the third level, in room 329. Please direct Web development inquiries to Brian and Tony via the Web Publishing Support Request form. Read More »
Upcoming Events right column element updated
The right-column element used to display events has been updated to work with calendars created in the Event Manager system. Like the standard version of the Event summary/details element, this element requires one parameter - the ID number of a calendar configured in the Event Manager. Read More »
Web color palette updated
The color palette page has been updated to reflect the schemes used in the recent redesign of the Santa Clara University Web site. Read More »
YouTube video element
An element has been added to the Content Well element gallery category that lets you embed a YouTube video in a Commonspot page. Read More »
Campus Calendar and Tags
The Campus Calendar has been updated to include a mechanism to create a list of tags, and associate tags with individual events. A custom calendar can then be configured, selecting events with a particular tag. More detail on this feature can be found in the Campus Calendar's Help section. Read More »
Commonspot systems moving
The Commonspot web and database servers have moved from the IT building to the new Data Center, in advance of the major migration for university systems planned for this weekend. With the cms web and database servers already in place, we should have a stable and available Web presence throughout the weekend. Read More »
Web Systems and the new Data Center
The Web, database, and directory servers that support the www.scu.edu Web system are moving from their current location in the Information Technology building to the new Data Center in the Learning Commons. Read More »
Site Search Element updated
The content well and right column elements for site-specific search forms and result display have been updated. These elements display a search form that can be used to submit a keyword search to SCU's Google Custom Search index, and limit search results to a specific SCU site. Read More »
 
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