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Web Standards Group: Meeting May 2nd 2017

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Date and Time: 
May 2, 2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Kerr Hall 2110 or https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/406791633
Agenda: 

Welcome new members


Review meeting minutes for April 2017


WTX update


Web/Accessibility Policy/Action Work Group status update, if any


GitHub issues
https://github.com/ucsb-wsg/ucsb-wsg.github.io/issues


Site of the month: Open to suggestions


Resource of the month: Data URI/URL for images
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_URI_scheme


Lynda.com class of the month: Learning PHP
https://www.lynda.com/PHP-tutorials/Introducing-PHP/418256-2.html


Open discussion (time permitting)

Notes: 

Meeting Minutes:

Welcomed new member: Robert LeBlanc, Webmaster, College of Engineering

Reviewed and approved meeting minutes for April 2017.

Web/Accessibility Policy/Action Work Group status update, if any

  • No update.  Denise will contact Jennifer Lofthus for status.

WTX update

GitHub issues

  • Text under About > Purpose appears “mushed together”
    • Supposed to be a numbered list in markdown, but does not work
    • Changed to unordered list

Site of the month: None

Resource of the month

Lynda.com class of the month: Learning PHP

  • Basic knowledge of PHP is important when supporting Drupal, especially in theme and module development

Open discussion

  • Brian mentioned how he is working on 3 distributions of Drupal 8 for his clients: advanced, intermediate, and basic versions.
  • Matt Perko brought up the campus-wide calendar.
    • UCSB’s Public Affairs & Communications Department is looking at Localist as a cloud calendar for events posted on ucsb.edu.
    • A case study can be viewed on the Hope College Calendar site.
    • Localist has social media integration and currently uses Eventbrite for ticketing.
    • UCSB will be able to develop their own look and feel for widgets.