Updates to RED

Bug Fixes with Latest Update on 9/30/18

Bug fixes for Main (and Mega) Menu navigation, news comment feed, Grid component title, Text Block component alt tags, partial name queries in directory page, highlight event shows the year, profile editors taxonomies, Gravity Form H2 tag, bad links.

Planned maintenance scheduled for 9/27/18

ACCC and Digital Communications will be updating the Red WordPress multisite on Thursday, September 27, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Downtime is expected to last no longer than thirty minutes.  Please log-out of your Red websites…

Site Admin email list

The email listserv — redsiteadmin@uic.edu — was created to provide a communication channel to at least one administrator for each website on the Red WordPress multisite. This list has been used to provide…

Guidance on Red URLs

Typically, all Red URLs are changed from sitename.red.uic.edu (when in test/build mode) to sitename.uic.edu at launch. Following a long-standing practice for CNAMES at UIC, we have also encouraged the use of *.lab.uic.edu for…

Know the Red Theme Guidelines

As you get ready to create, launch or update your website, it’s recommended that you review the Red Theme Guidelines created to help you adhere to accessibility and privacy compliance requirements, UIC brand standards…

Titles now mandatory

Red Components have been updated to meet WCAG 2.0 level AA accessibility standards, as detailed in this post. As of today, all components have a required “title” field that must be used. If…

Site Admin user management

We have made updates to user management and roles across the Red multisite. These updates meet two primary needs: Site administrators now have the capability to add, delete and manage users. You will…

Titles to be mandatory (in progress)

This update is in progress. Please bear with us while we balance our workload between bug fixes and campus feature request projects. Technical note: we’re not using “visibility” or “display” CSS properties to…