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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 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...

How we're rebranding and rethinking the WMS

27 Aug 2020

You might have noticed that the WMS is looking a little different these days. And more changes are coming! In this article, you'll learn about how the Web Services Group (WSG) and Digital...

All about the new User access guidelines form

29 Jul 2020

Starting July 2020, anyone who edits or manages a McGill website hosted on a centrally-supported platform - WMS, VHost or - will need to complete the User access guidelines form. If...

WSG Digest, March & April 2020

3 Apr 2020

Learn about accessibility, discover new resources and training courses, read about the updated fonts and more in the WMS.

Updates to typography in the WMS

20 Mar 2020

We're pleased to announce that the new McGill fonts will be deployed to the WMS in the coming weeks


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