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2022 Web Services mid-year presentation


Join us to explore top tools and resources for optimizing McGill websites and get tips for effectively managing your web projects. /web-servicesCategory: Staff workshops

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.

Web Services' top stories of 2021

13 Dec 2021

2021 was all about improving user experience on McGill's websites. From updates to the WMS search tool to the launch of the new virtual campus tour to efforts to improve website accessibility, the...

Save the date! 2021 Web Services year-end presentation

1 Nov 2021

Register to attend our annual year-end Web Services presentation, "Growing together: How we'll build the next generation of websites" a co-production of Digital Communications and the Web Service...

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:

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...


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