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The WSG is a campus-wide forum whose membership is drawn from Web developers, designers, and administrators across campus. It was formed in May 2005 with a twofold task: to recommend a set of Web guidelines and best practices that could be endorsed as standards for UCSB campus Web sites, and to develop a central campus resource for disseminating information on these guidelines, as well as other Web-related resources and tools. These guidelines and resources can be found in the UCSB Web Guide.

To receive notices of Web Standards Group meetings and training activities, subscribe to the UCSB-Web Mailing List.

If you want to start a discussion or connect with additional campus members please join and see the RACK discussion forums in GauchoSpace.

Current Web Standards Group co-chairs are Gary Scott and Denise Saludares.

Most meetings are the first Tuesday of the month held at Kerr Hall, second floor.

Lynda.com Monthly Highlight

With our campus subscription to lynda.com, UCSB employees now have free access to over 440 Web-related courses. For more information about Lynda.com courses, visit the IT UCSB Lynda.com Services site (https://it.ucsb.edu/services/lynda). The WSG has decided to highlight one of the excellent lynda.com courses for web developers each month.

2013

Git Essential Training

A comprehensive, hands-on exploration of the essential aspects of the distributed version control system, Git. I have been cautiously using Git for a couple years now, nervously punching in commands and tensing with each merge; after taking this training, I now feel that I have a strong, foundational understanding of the version control system. I push, pull, and branch with confidence.

WSG Meeting 2013-10-01

Date and Time: 
October 1, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
SIS&T Conference Room, SAASB 2201A

WSG Meeting 2013-09-03

Date and Time: 
September 3, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
SIS&T Conference Room, SAASB 2201A

Mobile Web Framework (MWF)

UCLA Mobile Web Framework (MWF) allows developers to easily create a mobile-friendly web experience. The UCSB Library provides an instance of the framework for use within UCSB applications.

WSG Meeting 2013-08-13

Date and Time: 
August 13, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
SIS&T Conference Room, SAASB 2201A

2013 Mobility and the Modern Web Conference

Registration for the 2013 Mobility and the Modern Web Conference (MMWCon) is now open!

http://mmwcon.org/

The conference, held at UCLA from September 10 - 12, will include a number of informative sessions (http://mmwcon.org/sessions) on a range of topics, from responsive design to open-source development to the future of the mobile web.

The early bird rate ends on July 15th so register soon!

jQuery: JavaScript, Made Easy

Date and Time: 
June 7, 2013 - 9:30am - 4:00pm
Location: 
SSMS Labs 1303-4
Presentation Content

WSG Meeting 2013-06-04

Date and Time: 
June 4, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
SIS&T Conference Room, SAASB 2201A

HTML5: Let's Go!

Date and Time: 
May 17, 2013 - 9:30am - 4:00pm
Location: 
SSMS Labs 1303-4
Presentation Content

Drupal Theming: Make Your Drupal Site Responsive with Omega

Date and Time: 
April 12, 2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
EH&S Training Room 1045

Mobile Web Framework (MWF) Standards

The following is a set of standards for websites created with the UCLA Mobile Web Framework. This ad hoc body of standards was created by mobile web developers to collect and document best practices for websites created with MWF. These standards will continue to evolve over time.

Electronic Accessibility Procurement Guidelines

The UC Electronic Accessibility Leadership Team (EALT), with assistance from Procurement at UCOP and the system wide Technology Acquisition Support group, has developed guidelines to support the procurement of electronic products or services that are accessible to individuals with disabilities. These guidelines are now posted on the Electronic Accessibility website:
http://www.ucop.edu/electronic-accessibility/standards-and-best-practices/procurement/index.html.

WSG Meeting 2013-04-02 (Phelps 2536)

Date and Time: 
April 2, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Phelps Hall, Room 2536

AMP Tool Login

The UC has a system-wide license with the SSB Bart Group for their Web accessibility testing tool, AMP (Accessibility Management Platform). UC personnel can use this tool to test their campus web sites for accessibility.

UCSB has configured UC Trust authentication for the tool, so you can log in with your UCSBNetID and password. To log in, go to https://uc.ssbbartgroup.com/uc.

Drupal Theming: Make Your Drupal Site Responsive with Omega

WSG Meeting 2013-03-05 (Phelps 2536)

Date and Time: 
March 5, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Phelps Hall, Room 2536

2013-02-12 WSG WebGuide update subcommittee meeting

Date and Time: 
February 12, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: 
EH-6824
Meeting of the WSG webguide update sub-committee chaired by Aaron Martin.

WSG Meeting 2013-02-05 (Phelps 2536)

Date and Time: 
February 5, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Phelps Hall, Room 2536

WSG Meeting 2013-01-15 (NOTE: Date and Room change)

Date and Time: 
January 15, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Phelps Hall, Room 2536
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