Making It Better: The Web Services Blog Category Subscribe to RSS Feed

Web Services Introduces Usability Testing Services

Web Services Introduces Usability Testing Services

Published: Sep 5th, 2013

Web Services is working on making your websites better, faster, and stronger with targeted research, studies, and metrics. You might remember Steve Austin, astronaut. He was the one of the […]

Refining Bounce Rates Through Timeouts

Refining Bounce Rates Through Timeouts

Published: Aug 9th, 2013

Some weeks back we stumbled upon an interesting post from the Google Analytics team discussing a simple event that would modify your bounce rates. The event institutes a 15 second […]

UF Health

Transitioning your site to UFHealth

Published: Aug 5th, 2013

UF&Shands is now University of Florida Health. The name UF Health represents the combined resources of the University of Florida Health Science Center and Shands health care system. It stands […]

How to Optimize Contact Forms for Conversions

How to Optimize Contact Forms for Conversions

Published: Jul 12th, 2013

A infographic on the best practices for creating and optimizing contact forms to increase conversions: [view image]

HEWEB Florida

Lessons from HighEdWeb Florida 2013

Published: Apr 30th, 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 […]

UF&Shands and Social Media

UF&Shands and Social Media

Published: Aug 7th, 2012

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 […]


Updating Existing Files in a WordPress Site

Published: Apr 18th, 2012

Can we update an existing document in our website without losing the links to that document? YES WE CAN! The Problem with Replacing a File A good example of the old […]

2011 Year in Review

A Year In Web: 2011

Published: Jan 10th, 2012

As 2012 begins, the External Web Services team takes a look back at 2011 and what they consider to be the greatest trend or achievement in web development and communications for the year.

This new year, I’m committing to more rapid prototyping

This new year, I’m committing to more rapid prototyping

Published: Jan 3rd, 2012

A couple years ago at SXSW, I watched a great demo from a few of the guys at Google about how they won over internal audiences for new products. They demonstrated […]

Encode Faster: Adobe Media Encoder and Dynamic Link

Published: Jan 3rd, 2012

The new version of Adobe Media Encoder in CS5 is a great little tool for encoding video, especially if you are accustomed to switching frequently between After Effects and Premiere.