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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. 

Free refreshers!

7 Jan 2021

Starting now, web content creators will need to take refresher modules for WS-100 Writing for the Web and WS-101 McGill Digital Standards every 2 years....

Web Services' top stories of 2020

18 Dec 2020

From the popularity of Web Services' training courses, to new features and resources that were quickly adopted on department websites, 2020 was a year we came together to build better web...

Web Services' 2020 year-end presentation recording

18 Dec 2020

Our recent Web Services' year-end presentation featured an overview of tools and resources released in 2020 to help McGill community members build better websites. Topics covered included:

WSG Digest, December 2020

17 Dec 2020

Hot off the presses just in time for the holidays, this edition of the Digest features includes details on the upcoming webform security updates, new "ghost" buttons that give you more flexibility...

Exorcise awkward layouts with ghost buttons

26 Oct 2020

Is your site haunted by empty call-to-action blocks that contain nothing but buttons? Do you find yourself using bold text, heading styles, or (gasp) images masquerading as buttons in order to give...

WSG Digest, October 2020

23 Oct 2020

This edition of the Digest features includes details on key updates: branding of the WMS, Program Finder for Undergraduate Admissions, Embedded Power BI, and others....

Answering the call...to update our call to action blocks

15 Sep 2020

As mentioned a few weeks ago, we're moving forward with redesigned WMS call to action blocks (including the "enhanced" call to action block style)....

A fresh palette and a new look for text links

28 Aug 2020

As you know, we're making gradual updates to the WMS' design. Our next update will be simplifying the WMS colour palette, aligning it with our new brand and our accessibility obligations for text...

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