University of Hartford

University of Hartford

Services / Types:
  • web development
  • creative design
  • content management
  • responsive design
  • cascade cms
  • google analytics
  • higher ed
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The University of Hartford offers more than 100 degree programs to its 6000+ students in Connecticut.  In its 6th decade, they engaged Beacon for many web projects and site features, including…

  • Major upgrade to “revamp” their 30,000 page website that uses Cascade Server
  • Worked with client’s 3rd party graphic design firm to incorporate new designs into new website
  • Feature upgrade includes:
    • Main and library homepage calendars–
    • Editable site footer
    • Site-wide emergency banner message
    • Tables - New table styles added for use in WYSIWYG editor
    • Right column video widget
    • Editable homepage banner

Also developed and launched two new Cascade Server “sub-sites” that serve as communication portals for the University. Both sites also have an email component that allows the administrator to produce an HTML-based message based on the day’s content for distribution to stakeholders.

  • Unotes Daily shares campus announcements on a daily basis with the campus community and allows external visitors to submit announcements of their own for publication.
  • Unotes Extra is a periodical/magazine format that allows the communications office to produce stories on a less routine basis as the need arises.