Website Improvement

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2022 Program Finder Audit

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Marketing is conducting an annual Program Finder audit. UND’s Program Finder is the #1 place prospective students go to learn about academic offerings, attracting over 2.2 million external visitors in 2021. Its critical program page content is up-to-date and we need your help reviewing program page content. Refer to the Program Finder Audit for details, best practices and things to […]

New Footer Coming 2.2.22

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UND will launch a redesign footer on February 2, 2022.  Request for More Links The new footer comes after campus requests to include additional links in the footer. Thus, a usability and industry best practice study was done with mStoner – our higher ed expert web consultants we’ve partnered with for four years. We conducted […]

Updated SEO Activity Plans

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Search engine optimization (SEO) work on the Program Finder started in May 2021. Work is reversing the negative organic search traffic trend and producing modest results (up 4.3% over Q2 FY21). SEO Activity Plans SEO Activity Plans are now running for all academic programs with enough keyword search volume. Some programs have limited national search […]

Omni CMS Unavailable Thursday, October 7 at 4:30 p.m.

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Omni CMS (OmniUpdate) will be unavailable starting at 4:30 pm on 10/7/21. Maintenance is expected to be completed within 2 hours. Be sure to save any work and log out of OmniUpdate prior to 4:30pm. No content changes can be made during this time, so please plan accordingly. Public facing websites will not be affected. Omni […]

OmniUpdate Unavailable Friday, October 1 at 2 p.m.

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Scheduled maintenance on the file storage used by OmniUpdate will be performed on Friday, October 1 at 2 p.m.   OmniUpdate to be locked and unavailable from 2-4 pm.  Be sure to save and log out of OmniUpdate prior to 2pm.   No content changes can be made during this time, so please plan accordingly.  Outages […]

Get Your Program Finder SEO Results

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UND invested in an Advanced Search Engine Optimization tool to improve Program Finder organic search performance. Multiple sources indicate the number one question prospective students have is “do they have my program”. Online research is central to answer this question. Getting in the top 10 of search results is critical to being seen by prospective […]

Web Support Site Update

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The Web Support site was updated to streamline content. Knowledgebase (KB) articles previously linked in Team Dynamics were transferred to the Web Support site ensure the information you need for best practices, policies and standards are in one location. New content includes: Tips for Building a Strong Web Page Images and Template Image Specs Accordion […]

UND Event Calendar Guidelines

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As the University gears up for more events on campus, we urge you to share your events to the University of North Dakota calendar. The calendar is the single source for university events and auto-feeds hundreds of web pages throughout our website. If you haven’t used the calendar since December 2020, you will notice that we adopted a […]

Accordion/Tabs Update

Categories: Evolve

The website Accordion/Tabs snippet is not currently meeting federal accessibility standards because it lacks proper heading structure. The Web Team and UIT worked with mStoner to develop a revised snippet that meets accessibility and web best practices. We’ve developed a process to manually update the existing 950+ Accordions/Tabs snippets found on the web in the […]

OmniUpdate Unavailable April 12, 2021

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OmniUpdate Support ran into technical issues with the Version 11 upgrade yesterday. UND’s website will remain in Version 10 until migration occurs next week. Users can update and use the website as usual. We will migrate to Version 11 on Monday, April 12. OU is expected to be unavailable between 1 – 5 p.m. Public […]