Your top picks: Most popular Web Services articles of 2023

Find out which articles struck a chord in our Web Services community in 2023.

This year's list of most-read articles includes some new additions along with a few perennial favourites.

  1. Make a clean sweep! How to archive old, outdated content
    Old, outdated web content can have an negative impact on your site's SEO, create unnecessary maintenance work for your team and confuse your visitors.
  2. How to crop images with a consistent ratio
    When including Call to action, List and Statement block in your layouts you should crop your images with a consistent ratio.
  3. Saying goodbye to Quick Links
    The time has come to bid adieu to a long-time feature of McGill's WMS websites, Quick Links. Read about why this change is happening and how to prepare. 
  4. Fantastic (and free!) stock photo resources 
    Here's a few sites to add to your collection of resources for free stock photos.
  5. Design Principles: UX design basics for site managers
    Understand key design concepts to make attractive, user-friendly layouts
  6. Webforms, Microsoft Forms and Data Collection on the WMS
    Guidelines for the collection of personal information on McGill websites
  7. Web Services EDI best practices for websites event, part of Indigenous Awareness Weeks
    The announcement about our Web Services equity, diversity & inclusion best practices for websites event, part of Indigenous Awareness Weeks.
  8. Shrink your links with McGill short links
    A McGill short link is a type of permanent redirect. Any link pointing to a web page on a McGill domain can be condensed into a shorter link.
  9. Classy touches for your WMS site
    Add style to your web pages using classes in the WMS.
  10. Website accessibility in Quebec – Legal requirements at a glance
    The sixth instalment in our series of articles by guest author and former McGill Accessibility Advisor, Rachel Desjourdy. In this edition, we looked at requirements for website accessibility in Quebec.
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