‘Web Services’ Category

Page 2

Online Security Alert – Identity Theft

Online identity theft can result from replying to phishing emails or visiting websites that are compromised. These sites can prompt the user via a pop up window to call a number because the computer is infected or slow.   The pop ups claim to offer help by calling the number or installing software, when in reality, there […]

Improved Search Suggestions

Our top complaint this year has been with the lackluster search suggestions on the website. People said it would only give incorrect spellings of names. People complained that the feature was more of a hindrance than a help. Well, it turns out that people were right. The search suggestions were not working as intended. While […]

Rides System to Shut Down

The Rides system (which is available on the Student OnCampus page) is a ridesharing tool designed to facilitate travel to and from campus. Unfortunately, we have seen usage wane dramatically in recent years, as social media and other third-party services have made this system obsolete. Since it requires regular, ongoing maintenance to keep running, we […]

Technology Helpline Spring Break Hours

Technology Helpline Spring Break Hours Friday, March 24th: 8am – 4:45pm Saturday, March 25th: CLOSED Sunday, March 26th: CLOSED Monday – Friday (27th – 31st): 8am – 4:45pm Saturday, April 1st: CLOSED Sunday, April 2nd: CLOSED Monday, April 3rd: 8am – 11:00pm

Digital Signs Updated

Signs will now be controlled individually—not grouped by departments—and varying levels of access can be designated to each person on each sign (managers can now be administrators, publishers, or authors, but current managers will automatically become administrators after the transition). Signs can also be public or private. If you want to prevent people from submitting to a […]

Technology Helpline Thanksgiving Break Hours

Tuesday, November 22nd: 8:00am – 4:45pm Wednesday, November 23rd: 8:00am – 4:45pm Thursday, November 24th: CLOSED Friday, November 25th: CLOSED Saturday, November 26th: CLOSED Sunday, November 27th: CLOSED Monday, November 28th: 8:00am – 11:00pm (Resume Regular Hours)

Website Template Changes

Today we’re launching some noticeable changes to the Gustavus website template. These updates were made to alleviate some issues that we noticed last year following the implementation of the new design. Primarily, these changes alter the look and functionality of the header and footer, so we’ll provide a brief explanation of each change below. Audience […]

Web Changes for Fall 2016

Last September we launched our new website. Since then, we’ve made numerous minor updates to improve the site’s performance, and to increase accessibility and usability. Larger issues were monitored throughout the academic year, and we’re now at a point where we can confidently address them. We’re primarily basing these changes on our analytics–aggregate data that […]

Technology Helpline Finals Week Hours

  The Technology Helpline will be open the following hours for Finals Week (Spring 2016).   Thursday, May 19: 8:00am – 11:00pm Friday, May 20: 8:00am – 4:45pm Saturday, May 21:  8:00am – 3:00pm Sunday, May 22:  TBD Monday, May 23 – Friday, May 27: 8:00am-4:45pm  May 28th-May 30th: CLOSED May 31st-Summer: 8:00am – 4:45pm

Technology Helpline Spring Break Hours

Technology Helpline Spring Break Hours Friday, March 25th: CLOSED Saturday, March 26th: CLOSED Sunday, March 27th: CLOSED Monday – Friday (28th – 1st): 8am – 4:45pm Saturday, April 2nd: CLOSED Sunday, April 3rd: CLOSED Monday, April 4th: 8am – 11:00pm