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. ...

Desperately Seeking CKEditor 5

10 Mar 2023

There was a time when anyone who wanted to edit a website needed to know HTML, and a small error in the code could create lopsided layouts and hours of misery for the editor. So, we should all feel...

New kid on the block: blocks in Drupal 9

9 Feb 2023

When the WMS switches to Drupal 9 blocks, it will continue to offer the same block templates you love (Statement, Call to Action, etc.), but with a more intuitive interface for creating and...

I can see clearly now. The Claro theme in Drupal 9

17 Jan 2023

You probably don’t think about the administrative theme in the WMS, and that’s the best sign that it’s doing its job well. The people who developed it, on the other hand, did put a lot of thought...

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

11 Jan 2022

McGill DS (or MDS) stands for McGill 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

McGill is transitioning to a new virtual tour provider. During this time, you won't be able to create new virtual tour blocks. Stay tuned for an announcement of the new platform!

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. 


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