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Improvement to Error 404 page

Earlier this week we made a minor improvement to the University’s Error 404 Page not found page. On the right-hand side of the page, beneath the section entitled “Website help” we’ve now added a section called “Recent…

Why did the Website go offline today?

In Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson’s excellent book Rework: Change the way you work forever they offer this advice: “When something goes wrong, someone is going to tell the story. You’ll be better off if it’s…

Printing out webpages

Did you know that all University webpages print out in a print-friendly format automatically? From time to time we are asked if we can add ‘print-friendly’ pages to the website. But this functionality has always been…

Wordle ‘word cloud’

While redesigning the Contacts homepage this morning I was looking for a background image to make the heading “A-Z” look a little more interesting. I searched iStockPhoto for a while with some success, but nothing…

Advent calendars

I remember as a child during Advent counting down the days to Christmas: the excitement each morning of seeing the next door opened, wondering what would be revealed behind it, and sneakily trying to ‘accidentally’…

T44U – TerminalFour global user conference

Last week saw the annual T44U conference take place in Dublin. T44U is an annual event run by TerminalFour. It is designed to allow users of the content management system, Site Manager, to share their experiences with…

How to improve a web page in one simple step

When asked how one can improve a web page in one simple step it is the considered opinion of certain members of the Web team that this may be done by adding a photograph of a fire engine to the page. See, this page is…