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Convert Web Pages to PDF

Feb. 17, 2010

The LFCC Web site now includes the ability to convert pages on the site to PDF. Wherever you see the PDF icon in the top right corner of the page, you can now click on it to open a PDF version of the page you’re currently viewing. You can then save the PDF, e-mail it to friends, family and colleagues or print the PDF file.

Filed under: Accessibility and Usability Enhancements,Feature Additions

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ariddle @ 11:57 am

Upgraded Photo Gallery

Jan. 25, 2010

The photo gallery software used on the College Web site has been upgraded to the latest version of Gallery2 (v 2.3.1). This update includes some bug fixes, some performance and efficiency enhancements and a few new features on the backend. The update to the Gallery software will most likely not effect the way photo albums and galleries are viewed on the College Web site. Please if you notice any problems viewing photo albums or galleries on the Web site.

Filed under: Backend Enhancements

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ariddle @ 1:36 pm

Online Course Schedule Improvements

Nov. 24, 2009

Based on feedback received over the last few weeks, the interactive online schedule of courses has been updated to include several improvements. Following is a list of enhancements implemented within that application. In addition to the changes listed below, the overall speed and performance of the schedule has increased, with the groundwork laid to add additional performance enhancements in the near future. Read more…


Navigation Menus Improved

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.


Connect With LFCC

Nov. 11, 2009

You can now connect with Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) on your favorite social media networks. An official fan page on Facebook, a Twitter account and a YouTube account have been set up for the College.

In addition, icons for each of those social networks have been added to the home page of the LFCC Web site, making it easier to find and connect with LFCC. Read more…


Links to Individual Employees

Nov. 9, 2009

Two new features have been added to the employee directory:

  1. The name of each employee within his or her entry in the directory is now a link, allowing users to click and visit the contact information for an individual employee.
  2. Where applicable, the “alternative contact” for each employee now links to the directory entry for that alternative contact, making it easier for visitors to contact alternates when the desired employee is not available.

These changes will make it easier for visitors to use the employee directory, and also allow the webmaster to begin linking to individual employees throughout the Web site (rather than repeating contact information throughout).


News Release Excerpts

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.


Contact Information Added to Course Descriptions

Sept. 1, 2009

Contact information has been added to the lists of course descriptions. Now when you view the list of course descriptions for a specific discipline, a list of faculty members will appear on the left side of the page. The list of faculty members is based on the information provided in the “disciplines taught” section of the employee directory. For instance, if you view the list of biology courses offered at the College, you will also see a list of the faculty members who indicated in their employee directory entries that they teach biology.


Static Promotional Buttons on the Home Page

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…


 

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