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Background Gradients

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.

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ariddle @ 1:15 pm

Search Engine – Minor Design Change

Dec. 11, 2008

Today, a minor change was made to the template used for most of the College Web site.

Lately, we have been receiving feedback that some users are confused that a search engine exists on the LFCC Web site or that it can be used from any page on the Web site.

To improve and more clearly indicate what a user has the option of searching, we removed the radio buttons from the header and replaced them with a drop-down menu. We also moved the “Site Map” and “Text Only Version” links further to the left and bolded the “Search” label. Read more…

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ariddle @ 8:38 am

Blackboard Now Available from QuickLinks Menu

Nov. 6, 2008

Students and faculty can now access Blackboard directly by using the “Quick Links” menu on the home page. As always, of course, they can also continue to use the “Login to MY LFCC” link in the top-right corner of most pages on the Web site. Read more…


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