The UIT Blog is a behind-the-scenes look at the build and delivery of technology products and services to the Stanford community. The topics you’ll read about are all told first-hand by the individuals who work closest to them.
Last Call For Slack Workspace Migrations
October 4, 2022Going forward, workspaces can no longer be migrated into the Slak grid. The final migration is scheduled for Dec. 15, 2022.
If You’re on These Versions, Update to Continue Using Slack
August 12, 2022Slack updates its system requirements twice a year. Learn which apps, browsers, and operating systems will soon no longer be supported starting September 2022.
New Visual Experience Boosts Collaboration in Slack Huddles
July 15, 2022Slack has enhanced the Huddles experience to offer video, multi-user screen sharing, and more — all exclusively within the Slack app.
Channel Creators Gain New Powers to Ease Admin Tasks
May 20, 2022A new role in Slack gives channel creators certain powers previously afforded only to administrators. Learn how this feature can help you manage your channels more efficiently.
The Impacts of CSS on Accessibility
April 4, 2022Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are used to change the presentation of HTML content. Inherently, CSS is not designed to change the semantic meaning of content, but to control its appearance.
QA for A11Y
March 22, 2022Conducting quality assurance testing on accessibility issues is often a stumbling block for teams after receiving the results of an accessibility audit.
What is “Accessible Enough”?
February 18, 2022This question often comes up when you (a product manager, project manager, or service owner) are in charge of a website/application or product with accessibility issues.
5 Reasons Stanford Sites is the Perfect Solution for Your Website
October 29, 2021We get it. You need your Stanford website up and running like, yesterday.
Drupal 7 Support Ends November 2023
October 27, 2021Stanford Web Services continues to move full steam ahead to meet our goal of modernizing Stanford’s central web content management systems, including those websites built with the Stanford Sites Dr
External Partners Can Join You in Connect — Without Purchasing a Paid Slack Plan
October 15, 2021Stanford's plan now covers the cost of Slack Connect, so it's free for external partners to join your Connect channels.