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PDF accessibility

The University website has over 5,000 PDF files, most of which do not comply with accessibility legislation. If documents do not meet accessibility standards they could be breaking the Equality Act 2010. How can we…

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Vimeo channel to shut down on 30 June 2023

The University of St Andrews Vimeo channel will be shut down on Friday 30 June 2023. Here is what this means for users of the channel and those who have uploaded videos to the channel in the past.

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How to write a friendly filename

Naming a file is the first step of saving one. It is often the same as the title of the document, a description of a photograph or image, or similar. A filename that contains capital letters, special characters or…

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Biology and Medicine multisite migration

Over the past year we have been responsible for migrating the Synergy and Medicine WordPress multisites (hosted by Biology and Medicine respectively) over to our WordPress host, WPEngine.

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Jakob’s Law

Jakob’s Law is a principle of user experience design. It states that: Users spend most of their time on other sites