Jeffrey Stevens

Apollo 2.0 Upgrades

Over the last seven months, we’ve had an incredible reception to the Apollo 2.0 WordPress theme. Thanks to the hard work of our content editors, we’ve launched over 100 sites in the new theme since February 2019. With an additional 150+ sites in development, we’ve continued to refine and…

Optimizing Your Apollo 2.0 Site

In the last few months, we’ve moved over a dozen websites into the Apollo 2.0 WordPress template. As part of the process, the Web Services team conducts an optimization report right before launch – we review the site for any potential issues related to accessibility, navigation and usability, and make…

Website Maintenance Scheduled for December 1st

Web Services will be performing maintenance to bring new reliability and performance improvements to your website. Updates to website should be completed before the downtime occurs so no changes are lost. You may notice website downtime on: • Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 11:30 pm – 1:30 am We…

Roadmap to Better Content

Interested in refining your website's content to focus on your audience needs and to meet your strategic goals? Want us to help with your pain points when it comes to planning, creating, and maintaining content? Help us help you.

Website Maintenance Scheduled for October 14th.

Web Services will be upgrading your websites database systems to bring new reliability and performance improvements to your websites. You may notice intermittent website downtime on: • Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 12:00 – 2:00 am We apologize for any inconvenience this downtime might cause you. These are important…

Web Site Down Time Notification for October 9, 2018

Web Services will be upgrading your websites database systems within the next 24 hours. Any website updates should be completed by 9:00 pm on October 8, 2018. Sites will be taken offline that evening while maintenance is performed. Website downtime is scheduled for Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 12:00 – 1:00…

Create Easy Page Redirects with Page Link

A new feature is now available on your website! Now you can quickly and easily create a new page and link it to another URL (aka a redirect) from the Dashboard Navigation Menu. An update to the “Page Links to” plugin has made the process much simpler than it was…

Is an apple fritter the best user experience in the world?

The second weekend in May I went to the UX + Dev Summit in Fort Lauderdale, and my main takeaway is this: Okahumpka Service Plaza is the best service plaza. I will admit that West Palm is very nice, and I’m sure there are some who will tout Fort Drum…

Encryption Coming for All Websites

Last year, Google announced a couple of changes to how it was going to be handling websites that were not encrypted. If a site was not accessible via HTTPS:// (versus the un-encrypted HTTP://), it would rank lower in search engine results. Additionally, a ‘Not Secure’ label would be placed by…

Better Subscriber Management in MailPoet

MailPoet is a helpful tool for connecting to the people interested in your programs,research, and department goals. In her presentation at Behind the Web, Lauren Irizarry showed us how to use Merge Tags to help quickly personalize newsletters to each subscriber. You may be interested in using Merge Tags, but…