Met yesterday with CC and MB, where they requested following changes to French dept site (in addition to the events feed I posted about yesterday):
- on FAQ page, add list of Q's at top of page with anchors to answers later in page
- hide departmental life page and link in nav bar
- put newsletter page under news section (events page will go in that section too)
- put Department section in nav bar; in that put Faculty members, Sessionals, 3 staff pages, restricted admin section
- create the admin folder and put htaccess restriction on it.
Working with Dave W to create accounts on the UVic calendar system. Each department will have their own. Dean's secretary will have access to all accounts. Dept secretary will have access to dept account. Also met with BLT to confirm presentation of events calendars on hums site:
Display events for next 30 days by date for all depts in faculty, include all fields but description, include link to UVic calendar for description
Display events for next 30 days sorted by dept, then by date, include all fields but description, include link to UVic calendar for description
Write page to generate text version for inclusion in email. All field but description, include link to entry in UVic Events calendar.
As requested by the History Department I was able to add code to the Agenda web application that suppresses the second semester of a year long course, if the course information for that semester is the same as the first semester.
The history department requested that this functionality also be included with the time table display in order to shrink the report. However; after doing some research into what changes would be required I feel that this would be an enormous task to take on in such a short period of time (seeing that the way that the offering lists are printed is very different from the way the time table information is displayed so I can not just copy over the code.
Yesterday, after my meeting with the French Department, I was able to implement the professor specific course offering list (both on the viewing page and the report page). And I was also able to add a copy button, requested by the History Department, which allows the user to copy sequence one, in year terms, to sequence two automatically.
This will be my last post regarding the French Website (unless I come back as a work study student in the fall or something).
I just had my final meeting with Catherine Caws and the French Department. I presented the four website versions and they decided that they will demo the following three to the rest of the department:
Original (torn edges on top and bottom w/ white background): http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/summer07/french/www/web_pages/
Second Version (torn edges only on bottom w/ white background): http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/summer07/french/www2/web_pages/
Third Version (torn edges on top and bottom w/ grey background):
Eventually when they decide a version to go with they will be in need of faculty member pages. I will be creating a professors folder similar to the one in the new philosophy website. In this professor folder there will be folders for each professor based on the professor's last name. So the format should be: professor/caws/caws.inc
I think it would be best if the website also worked similarly to the philosophy website, where the faculty page links to another page, for example, the link could be: faculty_information.php?prof=caws and the faculty_information.php page (which would need to be created) goes and includes Catherine Caws' professor .inc file in the professor folder.
The French Department is very interested in the website maintenance abilities of the philosophy website so if on Monday when I see Stewart next and he thinks its a good idea I can provide instruction on how to bring that functionality to the French Department website for easy editing.
Today regarding Agenda I was able to change how the time/days is displayed. Instead of [Mon 10:00 - 11:00][Tue 10:00 - 11:00][Thu 10:00 - 11:00] it now is printed to the page like this [MTR 10:00 - 11:00]. I did have a lot of difficulty controlling the following situation [Mon 10:00 - 11:00][Tue 9:00 - 11:00][Thu 10:00 - 11:00] but working on this issue for a bit I was able to produce the following print out for this situation [MR 10:00 - 11:00][T 9:00 - 11:00].
I was also able to place the title of the course on the offerings list. So on the Agenda offerings list page if the title is less than 18 characters it will display the full course title. But if the course title is more then 18 characters what it does is the following: "Introdu...Science", taking the first 7 and last 7 characters. On the printed report; however, I have left it so that it prints the full course title as there is more room because some of the columns are not printed out.
I was unable to get the professors specific course listing because I ran out of time but I will add this functionality tomorrow afternoon right after my meeting with Catherine Caws.
I had a meeting with both Liz Wick and James Young from the Philosophy Department to officially demo the new website that has been in development. The meeting went well and they confirmed that they wished that the new website replace the current website in use.
After the meeting Stewart backed up the old Philosophy websites and uploaded the new website to the lang account. I then briefly reviewed the file structure with Stewart and then delivered the website maintenance document to Liz so that she would be able to learn how to properly operate the new aspects of the philosophy website.
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