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Jeffrey Stevens

Jeff Stevens is the Assistant Web Manager for UF Health Web Services. He focuses on user experience, information architecture, content strategy, and usability.

New Features: “All Posts” Page, Recent Posts Widget “More” Links

We are pleased to announce two new features for users of the UF&Shands WordPress theme: The “All Posts” Page The “All Posts” archive landing page displays all your posts, across all categories (excluding the featured category), similar to how WordPress displays posts within a specified category. Just add “…

Lessons from HighEdWeb Florida 2013

On April 22 and 23, Web Services hosted the first southeast regional for the Higher Education Web Professionals Association. HighEdWeb Florida brought content specialists, social media managers, web designers, programmers and managers together to discuss web communications, marketing, and more. We had attendees from as far away…

Registering a UF Health Social Media Account

Web Services and UF Health News and Communications have been working towards streamlining the process for units to submit their proposals for social media accounts. As part of this initiative, we’ve created a new web form for submitting a new social media channel for review. Registering an Account Registering…

UF&Shands and Social Media

The Social Media landscape is not static. It’s tectonically active, and changes from day to day. That’s why you need to start with a geological survey to make sure what you build can withstand the environment. Before setting forth on creating an account, it’s important to…

New Feature: Google Search, Multisite Search

Let’s face it: the default WordPress search engine is not very good. To help address this, you can now change your website’s search engine to use Google. The results will only contain links pointing to your website, but you should see many more relevant results than before. Also included is…

New Accessibility / Usability Feature: Automatic File Icons

When inserting a link to a file (i.e., PDF, DOC, XLS), it is a best practice to display the file extension of the file to the user (and to open it up in a new window). However, sometimes we forget to add these to our links, and end up surprising…

WordPress updated to 3.4.1

We have updated our WordPress to the latest version, 3.4.1.  This routine patch contains some bug fixes and security updates.  There should be no changes to any existing features and functionality. If you are experiencing any issues with your site, please let us know at http://webservices.ahc.ufl.edu/contact-us/.  …

New Feature: Change Featured Content Slider or Story Stacker Speed

Not satisfied with the speed of the featured content slider on your home page? Too slow? Too fast? Now you can customize it. This feature now affects either the slider or the story stacker. Log into your website and visit Appearance / Theme Options / Featured Content There you…

WordPress updated to 3.3.2

We have updated our WordPress to the latest version, 3.3.2.  This routine patch contains some bug fixes and security updates.  There should be no changes to any existing features and functionality. If you are experiencing any issues with your site, please let us know at http://webservices.ahc.ufl.edu/contact-us/.  …

New Features: SharePoint Calendar Integration, Search Engine Meta Description

Today we are pleased to announce two new features for users of the UF&Shands website theme: SharePoint calendar integration This feature will allow you to automatically display public events from your UF AHC Intranet calendar onto your public website [learn more] Search engine meta descriptions for your homepage Change the…