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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

Categories: Evolve

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

Categories: Evolve

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

Categories: Evolve

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 […]

Annual Program Finder Audit

Categories: Evolve

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 nearly 1.8 million external visitors in 2020. Its critical program page content is up-to-date and we need your help reviewing program page content. Complete the Audit Refer to the Program Finder […]

OmniUpdate Unavailable April 6th, 2021

Categories: Evolve

UND’s content management system (OmniUpdate OU Campus) will be unavailable on Tuesday, April 6 for an update to Version 11 and migration to a new server.  Public facing websites will remain available, but the back end will not be able to be edited during the maintenance time.  Exact maintenance times are being determined but it […]

Using the Events Listing Snippet

Categories: Evolve

The UND Calendar is the master calendar used to promote university events. Most event clicks come from audience-specific event embeds across the UND website, rather than visits to the calendar itself. Here are some examples of where event lists are embedded on the UND website directly from the master calendar using snippets: Info For Current […]

Naming & Resizing Images for Web

Categories: Evolve

When placing images on the web, it’s important to be thoughtful about the size and file name given to the photo used. The image guidelines created by the UND Web Team ensures the user experience is optimized for both desktop and mobile devices, and that organization is maintained within OmniUpdate by using straightforward naming conventions. […]