Don't Use PDF

Some details on site republishing and other matters, including News Post listing changes, image size considerations, avoiding PDF usage on the website, the Media with Caption snippet, and responsive tables.

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WSU is changing from OmniUpdate 10 to OmniUpdate 11 on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, and here's what you need to know.


Just a reminder to  make sure that your pages are checked in at the end of the day today , Friday, Dec. 20. There are also a couple new features to be aware of.


Just a reminder to make sure that your pages are checked in. Not today, but NEXT Friday (Dec. 20) we will be republishing the entire site to fix a few things.

In this update, we look at these topics: 

Building News Sections on the WSU site

For this video tutorial, we built a new Component that can be put on Landing Pages to display new Stories. The tutorial runs through the basics of how to use it, as well as how to build Stories and Listing pages.

Accessibility scan

As promised, from now on, publishing pages will require passing the Accessibility check. If there are KNOWN errors, it will not publish until you fix them. Likely and Potential problems will not stop you.

Accessibility scan

Since moving to the new site design a year ago, we've made a massive number of changes to the site to improve the site's accessibility. The system will not allow you to publish a page that has known accessibility problems.

Advanced form

In the form builder, there is a field labeled "Advanced." It can be used for a lot of things, and many are not well documented in other places. So let's go over how we can use them to do things such as these:

Green Publish Buttton

A lot of files on the website have moved but the pages that have links to them have not been republished with the new locations. We are going to fix that with a dependency scan later tonight.