September 2019 Meeting Notes

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

WDN Shared Governance Board Updates

  • Danielle Dewees has stepped in to Martin Wolff's seat on Gov Board
  • Upcoming board election
    • Nominations October 8–November 11
    • Voting open November 12–December 4

UNLcms outage

  • Hourly backups have been suspended. Working on a permanent fix.

Framework 5 and deprecated.css

  • All sites must switch to 5.0 by October 21, 2019 (if you are in UNLcms, your site will switch automatically)
  • deprecated.css will be removed from the global include with October release. UNLcms sites will be unaffected. To continue using 4.1 classes outside the CMS, you'll need to manually include the stylesheet link in your "head" section: see https://wdn.unl.edu/documentation/5.0/using-olddeprecated-classes-and-css

WebAudit Metrics

Framework Updates and coming soon

  • Documentation updates on site (https://wdn.unl.edu/documentation/5.0)
  • .dcf-word-wrap, .dcf-d-none@screen, object position utilities
  • Performance updates have resulted in an 80% improvement in speed using UNL site as a benchmark
  • Goal of 25% improvement in the next year
  • Will be removing monthwidget date hover UI
  • Mobile navigation fix
  • New DCF Modal (coming in upcoming update)
  • Hybrid lazy loading
  • Coming soon: updated plugins and widgets: Carousel, notice, tabs

UNLcms updates

  • Drupal 8 release candidate kickoff workshop - Wednesday, Sept 25, 2 - 4:30p.m. - RSVP on the CMS website
  • Hands on training workshop to show off new features, build some sites, get feedback, and brainstorm next steps

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