The University of Northern Colorado has recently embraced all things analytics and as part of that we had a need to add event tracking code to buttons. The best use of this is when a pdf or document needs to be tracked. Since that content can’t have the analytics code, the link to it can […]
Using a server rewrite, a url such as http://example.org/jesse could read from http://example.org/jesse.php. However, in the content management system the link would go to the .php version. How can the URL be rewritten from:
Another use case might be that /index.html should be replaced with /. This variation is explained towards the bottom.
Step 1: […]
In the previous tutorial, data was pulled into a page using OU Campus’ Tags. In this tutorial, data will be pulled in based on a folder location, sorted and then displayed.
Update: The UNC Library site has been published and uses tags! The demo site still works as well and is a bit more simplified.
Similar to the […]
The Library website at the University of Northern Colorado has a list of academic journals that they subscribe to. This list is constantly changing and needs to be updated by Library staff. The academic journals are organized in an A-Z listing as well as organized by subject. Each journal can belong to a single subject or multiple […]
The Checkin gadget displays the number of files currently checked out to the user in each site and gives the user the option to check them all back in. I have been using this in production for a few weeks now and it works well.
By default it shows just the sites that the user has files […]
Our Content Management System, OmniUpdate, allows users to create reusable pieces of content called assets. As of this post, there are five different types of assets and two of them and two of them allow the user to add source code: Web Content and Source Code.
We disabled the average user to create Source Code assets […]
At the 2016 OmniUpdate Hackathon I joined a group of six people who built a gadget that unpublishes files from the web server. The idea started out as a simple sidebar gadget that when clicked would go to the production server and remove the file while keeping it on the staging server.
After about two hours […]