May 26, 2010
The template for the Lord Fairfax Community College website has been updated to use native CSS3 gradients rather than background images. Although the change is subtle, it reduced the total size of the template files by a few kilobytes, improving the speed at which pages load.
In addition to the slight performance increase, this change resulted in richer colors throughout the website.
Nov. 20, 2009
The navigation menus of the LFCC Web site have been updated making it easier to distinguish between a “parent” and “child” page. On any sub-page, a parent page will appear in bold and bullet points will appear next to the sub-navigation (child) items in the menu.
Oct. 16, 2009
The home page has been updated again. This time, we have updated the way the latest news releases are displayed in the bottom-right area of the home page. In addition to the news release headline, a short excerpt from the news release is now displayed with the headline.
In addition, we now have the ability to publish these excerpts from our news releases directly to the official College Twitter account, so you can keep up with College news from within your Twitter feed.
Sept. 1, 2009
The home page of the College Web site has been formatted to allow six static promotional items in the bottom left area, rather than the four that were previously displayed. In addition, the colors of the home page and the list of recent news releases have been improved. Read more…
April 2, 2009
Two new features have been added to the main rotating promotional area on the home page.
Promotional Carousel – A “carousel” has been added to the rotating promotional area on the home page, allowing visitors to scroll through images of the promotional items and click on the images to see enlarged versions of the promotional items.
Promotional Videos – YouTube videos can now be posted in the rotating promotional area.
Nov. 3, 2008
The new LFCC Web site is now public. The old Web site has been archived, removed and replaced with the new site. In addition to a new look, the navigation of the Web site has been completely reorganized, has been moved to a new Web server for improved reliability and speed and has been infused with many new features. You can read more about the new Web site in the following locations: Read more…