Care and feeding of your new website
- Oversees scores of sites for various areas
- Develops and themes Drupal sites
- Administers and supports Drupal
- Works with various webmasters throughout university
- Responds to project requests from webmaster
- Oversees dozens of sites
- Monitors overall quality of all websites
- Trains and assists content editors
- Troubleshoots technical issues with content editors
- Liaises with central IT on technical issues
- Educates content editors on usability and information architecture
- Manages one site, or portion of a site
- Understands website practices and guidelines
- Content expert, reviewer, and updater
- Understands editing in Drupal
- Helps determine web priorities for area
- Initiates new projects with webmaster
Now that your site is launched...
...you have to maintain it
You should have one.
How do you handle
- Phone Numbers
- And vs. &
- Login, Log-in, or Log in
Use a generic email address
- Have at least 2 people with access
- webmaster and back up
- content editor
- set up forwarding rules
Ask yourself, is it:
- free of spelling and grammar errors?
Get rid of junk.
Spider the site weekly to check for broken links.
How well does your site display in search?
- Crawl / URL Errors
- Search Appearance - HTML Improvements
- Regular updates required for security
- Update on DEV first
- Check all functionality on DEV
- Back up (in multiple places) before pushing to PROD
- Push to PROD then check EVERYTHING