Beta

  • Launching Worldwide

    We have recently launched Worldwide on bath.ac.uk. It is a new central hub to curate international content across the website and will focus on a specific country or region. This is to support the implementation of the University’s International Strategy. For...

  • First pages of the new Bath website are live

    Today we published a number of sections on the new Bath website. These pages appear in our new designs, managed by our new CMS and they have been produced using our new approach to content design. The sections are: Eateries...

  • In April the University website is changing

    Just over a year ago, the University began work on an ambitious project to develop a new website and publishing platform to replace our nearly decade-old content management system. We are now ready to begin launching the new bath.ac.uk. The...

  • Getting ready to go live

    As you might have noticed from our latest sprint notes, we're getting pretty close to shipping some of our first full sections of the beta site. We've had a handful of individual pages live for months now, all for new content....

  • Who can do what, and where

    We now have over 100 people using the new CMS, drawn from 48 organisations and 28 groups. We also recently crossed the threshold of 1,000 content items in the CMS (woohoo!) And aside from organisations, all those numbers are bound to go up....

  • How we implemented file uploading in our CMS

    The setup We have built into our CMS the ability to attach files to our Publication content type. Here I'll go cover the steps and hurdles we went through in implementing this very common feature. On our first pass we took...

  • Digital Support - the process and how we are performing

    We have written a lot recently about the new projects we have been working on, particularly the CMS Beta. However, we also need to support users with existing products and services alongside this, which is where my job as a...

  • Introducing the new Bath CMS

    Today the University’s new content management system went live, and publishers in departments around the University will begin using it to publish their content to the web. This marks a major milestone in transforming how the University communicates and delivers...

  • Publishers, prepare for launch

    On 2 September our new content management system will go live and department web publishers will be able to start using it to upload content. Which is very exciting. Because of the large volume of content that is being transitioned,...

  • We can make it - why we are developing a publishing platform from scratch

    I was recently asked by a Product Manager why the Bath Digital team was building a CMS in-house seeing as it "isn’t central to what a university does". A similar point came up at the IWMW15 conference: @uniofbathdmc are building...