redesign

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...

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...

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...

Case study: Redesigning IT Services' website to be user-friendly for non-techies

26 Apr 2019

Just before the end of 2018 we launched a redesign of the IT Services website that saw significant changes to it's focus and tone. Our goal was to provide an online experience that better met our...

WSG Digest, April 2019

9 Apr 2019

This month's WSG Digest highlights a number of exciting new features and announcements including the ability for McGill community members to create their own McGill short links, our newest tool in...

Getting ready for a site redesign

16 Jan 2018

It's time to redesign or revamp your site, but where do you start and what steps should you follow?...

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