Central Washington University has denounced a new web site pattern that creates navigating a university’s online pages easier.
Starting on Feb 6, CWU’s categorical web pages will competition an updated coming and interface tailored for mobile inclination as good as desktop and laptop computers. The redesign, being called a “re-skinning” of a site, incorporates some-more graphics and a some-more discerning functionality.
The new web pattern is a initial proviso of a some-more extensive re-tooling of a university’s web site that will continue for a subsequent year. Later phases will embody reworking and updating a pattern and calm on all university web pages.
“One of a realities of hosting a web page is that you’re always reworking and updating it to make it as useful as possible,” pronounced Linda Schactler, CWU arch of staff. “Our idea for this re-skinning of a pages is to give a pages a some-more contemporary coming and to make them easier to use.”
Schactler pronounced any user who finds a problem, such as a passed couple or old-fashioned information, is speedy to hit a Department of Public Affairs during 509-963-1221.
“We wish to hear about any mistakes or problems that people confront while regulating a site,” she said. “The users can perform an useful use by vouchsafing us know about anything that’s not operative a approach it should with a pages.”
The pattern and calm of a new CWU.edu site are formed on best attention practices for university website construction, design, and navigation. The website is a university’s arch business communication tool, carrying some-more than 700,000 page views per week.
Schactler pronounced Public Affairs dialect staff grown a new demeanour in conference with pivotal university website users, with Seattle-based Pyramid Communications and Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a attention personality in building vital enrollment solutions.
Schactler pronounced a new site will make it easier for university users, as good as visitors, to find information about CWU. The new pattern spotlights jammed locations on a CWU website, formed on site analytics, that embody admissions, financial aid, housing, and a registrar’s office.
Once a site is live, on Feb 6, users will need to undo any cached chronicle of a cwu.edu web site or modernise their browser in sequence to perspective a new web site.
With 11,993 students, CWU is one of a fastest flourishing universities in a state of Washington, charity 135 majors, with an normal category distance of 25 students. The propagandize is ranked initial in a state for value by The Economist Magazine.
Media contact: Richard Moreno, executive of calm development, 509-963-2714, Richard.Moreno@cwu.edu.
—January 31, 2017