5 ways to prevent unfriendly website syndrome at your school

There’s a common malady that pervades many school websites. It’s one we’ve all encountered at one time or another. It’s found on retail websites, commercial and non-profit websites, and yes, even school websites. We call it “Unfriendly Website Syndrome.” Symptoms of this disorder incl

Is your website school calendar making parents happy?

I don’t know about you, but I’d be lost without my calendar. Imagine your school trying to function without one. But what if your website school calendar is making it hard for your parents to access, connect with, and even trust the info they do find? Having built and hosted school websites f

4 school communication planning tips for the summer

Ah, summer’s here. Time to kick back and get away from the grind, right? Well, in between the trips to the beach and the Netflix binging, I recommend you take the time to do a little communications housekeeping. After reviewing the pressing topics that keep percolating among school communicator

7 fatal mistakes of school website design

If you’re in charge of your school website, or on the team that manages it, there’s a good chance you get an earful of suggestions on how to improve it. Most often, the complaints you get have to do with stale content or parents not being able to find what they’re looking for. We get a vant

How schools can use Google Analytics

Your school website needs some help. You get the occasional feedback from a frustrated parent or staff member who can't find what they're looking for. But aside from fielding the occasional complaint, you have no way of really analyzing your website. Or do you? Enter Google Analytics. This article o

New school website design themes by Campus Suite

COMING SOON - Part of the beauty of a Campus Sites™ website from Campus Suite is that schools can choose from an ever-expanding array of design themes: customizable themes that make it easy for a school district to maintain branding standards across schools and throughout departments. Mike Farl

5 tips for great school website design

It's 2018 award season – Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, et al. But what about award-winning school website design? Is beauty in the eye of the beholder, or can we all agree what is a well-designed school website? We all know what makes for bad design, for we've all been on bad school websites – but

What is website accessibility remediation?

Website accessibility remediation: a phrase that can seem long, complicated and daunting; like something that’s muttered among a group of highly skilled Google employees or video game pros. Fortunately, it’s a string of big words that actually conveys a simple concept: the process of ensuring ev

Changes to Google Sites mean changes for schools

Google, which seems to always have something new up its sleeve, has some changes in store for schools using Google Sites 'Classic' to manage their websites. Come 2018 (exact date TBA), changes to Google Sites mean changes for schools: changes that could affect – no make that will affect – how yo

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