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Web Standards Group: Meeting October 3rd 2017

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Date and Time: 
October 3, 2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Kerr Hall 2110 or https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/406791633
Agenda: 

Welcome new members

Review meeting minutes for September 2017

UCSB Graphic Identity Guidelines update

Web Technology Exchange (WTX) update

WSG videos on GauchoCast

Site of the month
https://ccs.ucsb.edu/ by Brian Wolf

Resource of the month
simplytest.me: Evaluate Drupal projects online
https://simplytest.me

Lynda.com class of the month
Learning SVG
https://www.lynda.com/SVG-tutorials/Learning-SVG/622089-2.html

Open discussion

Notes: 

Meeting Minutes:

Reviewed meeting minutes for September 2017. Minutes approved by Brian Wolf.

WSG videos on GauchoCast

  • Instructional Development no longer using https://www.rev.com/ for captioning
  • Switch to new vendor may take awhile
  • Once account with new vendor setup, WSG videos will be processed

UCSB Graphic Identity Guidelines update

  • Chancellor approved overall visual design, color theory, etc.
  • Alex Parraga shared website visual design work in progress
  • Exploring either Pantheon (with custom upstream solution) or Acquia for hosting; working with Shea Lovan @ ETS
  • New https://www.ucsb.edu/ site will be built with Drupal 8 and Bootstrap
  • November meeting will go over identity guidelines

Web Technology Exchange (WTX) update – None

Site of the month - https://ccs.ucsb.edu/

  • Brian Wolf demoed site built with Drupal 8
  • Main goal of project – working with marketing group
  • Upgrade from Drupal 8.2 to 8.3 broke Display Suite, Panels, AdaptiveTheme
  • Demo of how content editor would use Paragraphs

Resource of the month

  • simplytest.me: Evaluate Drupal projects online - https://simplytest.me
    • Easily create a sandbox site to test a version of Drupal or modules
    • Site is available for 24 hours

Lynda.com class of the month - Learning SVG

Open discussion

  • Drupal 8 server
  • Reverse proxy
  • Containerization