March 2019 Meeting Notes

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:00pm

WDN Shared Governance Board Update

Updates

  • Meeting time changes (reminder, meetings are open to all)
  • Board meeting time: Thursdays, 3pm - 5pm

WDN Chat has moved to Slack: unlwdn.slack.com

  • Any issues so far?

WebAudit Metrics

UNL Web Framework 5 Transition Progress Report

5.0 Templates updates

  • Form Style updates, fixes to CSS to fix occasional chat widget accessibility issue

DCF Grid / 5.0 Framework code examples

Drupal 7 Hero region

  • New Hero in Drupal 7 - Now live in production
    • Under "Hero" tab on edit interface, optional hero size, title field (optional, will display actual page title if empty), Hero Subhead (above), Hero Subhead (below), and image upload with photo credit
  • Further updates to come

Drupal 8 updates

  • May 1 release of Drupal 8.7.0, lots of new key features in core: Media, Layout Builder, Migrations from Drupal 7 supported, Key contrib modules like Webform are now stable
  • We've reformulated a path forward based on Core Drupal features that will provide:
    • A solid migration path from D7 for existing sites
    • a stable future as we'll be using Core features

Meeting Webcast