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UCSF Website Updates

News and announcements regarding UCSF websites, as well as best practices and tips for getting the most out of your web presence.

May 1, 2018
Accessibility
Policies & Standards
Free activities for GAAD 2018 include a Brown Bag Presentation and Screen Reader Demos.
March 15, 2018
Custom Websites
Policies & Standards
Web Patterns Library
A new resource that provides development teams and outside contractors with code to create UCSF brand-compliant and accessible websites.
December 27, 2017
Accessibility
Policies & Standards
A list of changes made to the UCSF Brand Guidelines for web sites and web applications.
September 26, 2017
Site Builder
New features include sticky navigation, color choices for column backgrounds, collapsible/expandable content, and multiple button styles.
August 24, 2017
Site Builder
Improved tablet layout and typography, new “call-to-action” buttons, and the ability to pull in associated images from UCSF Profiles or replace the headshot as desired.
June 19, 2017
Custom Websites
Web Hosting
Starting fiscal year 2017-18 there will be a $50/month charge for websites with a custom theme of the no longer supported Starter Kit 1.0 websites. Site Builder sites will still be hosted free of charge for the foreseeable future.
May 31, 2017
Starter Kit
The migration from UCSF Drupal Starter Kit 1.0 to Starter Kit 2.0 is complete to meet the UCSF design standards.
May 5, 2017
Starter Kit
The migration from UCSF Drupal Starter Kit 1.0 to Starter Kit 2.0 is in progress with almost 200 sites successfully moved to the new template.
April 5, 2017
Starter Kit
On May 1, 2017 the migration of UCSF Drupal Starter Kit 1.0 sites to Starter Kit 2.0 begins. See if your site is listed for the move or if you don’t want to wait for the migration, follow the steps listed to DIY.
March 1, 2017
Site Builder
Enhanced functionality for banners, user-friendly interfaces for starting points and sidebar, and responsive banner images on all devices.

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