October 2016

October 2016 Meeting Notes

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 2:00pm

WDN Meeting Agenda

WDN Shared Gov Board Update
  • Welcome any new hires and intro to HipChat
  • 2017 Elections
    • Submit name by end of day Nov 1
    • Voting Nov 8 – Dec 1
    • New board announced Tuesday, Dec 13
    • Two-year term begins Jan 1, 2017
Upcoming meetings of note
Drupal 8 Update
  • Timeline
    • 11/15/16 Internal Availability
    • 12/13/16 Testing & Development
    • 01/05/17 Top Level shared infrastructure launch, start integrating other sites beyond that
    • 03/04/17 Open for Developers
    • Summer 2017 Migration
  • Form updates to prevent spamming and uploading of malicious files
  • Configuration of blocked IP addresses is now handled globally
  • Require user authentication or possibly add CAPTCHA to forms for additional protection
  • 'Hide page title' toggle has been added to CMS
  • Site cloning is now widely available
Flexbox presentation by Keith Shelley
Application Updates
  • WebAudit
    • improvements to a11y library: testing aXe
    • upcoming addition - pronouns check
    • link check limited to 150
  • MediaHub
    • bug fixes, searchable caption glitch
    • RSS improvements to enable MediaHub channel feed functionality
  • Announce
    • fixed issue with analytics reporting
Documentation Updates
  • Recent updates
  • Accessibility Testing Update documentation to cover replacement of pa11y with aXe
  • Webform documentation from Mike O'Connor

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