Category: Communications

New Resident Photos: Tips and Tricks

It's that time of year again. New residents and fellows will soon be pouring in, and so will their photos. Unless they are optimally sized first, uploading large amounts of…

Web Editing Made Easier

Our team continues working to make the UVA School of Medicine websites easier to edit and more user friendly. We have reduced the need to use HTML coding through the…

Becoming More User-Friendly 

Currently, our team is in the process of making the SOM websites more user-friendly, easier to edit, and more accessible for those with disabilities. Throughout this process we may contact…

New TablePress Plugin

New Way to Build and Manage Tables We have recently added a new plugin called “TablePress” to all SOM websites. TablePress makes creating and managing tables much easier than what…

Post Launch Update: Tuesday, February 26th

All web editors can now log in and edit their sites. The login process is the same—just sign in on the bottom right of the page! Issues (to Resolve) We…

The Latest on the New SOM Web Template

Keeping Records of Web Updates As mentioned in our last update, any content you add to your existing site after Friday, November 30th, will have to be added again to the…

Keeping Records of Content Updated after November 30th

In our most recent SOM New Template Update, we explained how we will be copying existing web content to a development site (dev site) where we will begin building out…

SOM New Template Update: November 14th

We continue to move forward on the new template for all School of Medicine sites and wanted to keep all editors and stakeholders up to date on our progress and…

Update: Adding Alt Text to Images

Important Note About Adding Alt Text Adding alt text to images is an important part of bringing all our Websites into AA (double A) Accessibility compliance. We've recently discovered that…

October Update: Ways to Prepare Your Site for the New Template

The SOM web team has been working hard on the migration project to our new template, since our meetings and last post.  We have finalized the designs and are working…