Building a better search experience

13 Jan 2021

Update: This article was originally published in October 2020. The search improvements mentioned were launched in January 2021. ...

Everything you need to know about McGill DS (now in beta)

11 Jan 2022

McGill DS is our name for McGill's design system, a collection of web design and development standards and resources offered by the Web Services team.

Design Principles: UX design basics for site managers

1 Jun 2021

This article is a behind-the-scenes look at the content we'll cover in our completely revamped Designing Digital Experiences with the McGill Brand course. Sign up now to look at real-world examples...

Announcing the Virtual Campus Tour

22 Apr 2021

In response to demand from foreign applicants and prospective students who are unable to visit campus in person, Enrolment Services has created a new virtual tour of McGill. The tour showcases...

Sharing patented innovations with Flintbox

19 Apr 2021

The AVP (Research and Innovation) and Web Services team are pleased to offer Flintbox integration with selected sites the WMS. ...

Read all about it: new options for digital publications

19 Jan 2021

If you've known McGill for a while, you might remember magazines like Headway and Medicine Focus. These magazines were physical objects that combined excellent stories with beautiful print design. 

From list to grid with the new "grid" class

27 Nov 2020

Site Managers and Editors can now transform lists like this: Image by Lee-Yan Marquez. to a grid like this:

Getting started with blocks: Organizing site content in the WMS

27 Aug 2020

Keeping content organized will go a long way towards maintaining a healthy website. Blocks in the WMS are pre-designed containers for important or highlighted information. Blocks are useful tools...

Creating a profiles page in the WMS

5 Jun 2020

Creating a profiles page on your WMS site is a great way to present the members of your staff and community in a directory format. With the tools in the WMS, you can create one easily by following...


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