Weekly Web Updates – August 12, 2019

We’ve added a set of new chart components to our Drupal 8 sites which will allow editors to add bar, pie, line, and donut charts, along with a component that just lets you put a big number on the page.


  • Drupal group 8.x-1.0-rc4
  • WordPress instagram-feed plugin 1.12.2
  • WordPress jetpack plugin 7.6
  • WordPress redirection plugin 4.3.3
  • WordPress the-events-calendar plugin 4.9.6
  • WordPress responsive theme 3.16
  • WordPress rokophoto-lite theme 1.1.25

Fixes and Tweaks

  • A number of accessibility improvements to the new themes for Drupal 8: header and left navigation menus will now always have descriptive headings, profile lists and themed panels no longer lack unidentified headings, and the page HTML passes validation checks.
  • The site cache for the Library site is now manually cleared at 12:01am to ensure that the hours are fetched and re-cached each day.

Ongoing Work

  • Creating a new “Offices” site for institution-wide anchor functions.
  • Creating new Drupal 8 sites for our schools and programs.
  • Upgrading the Course Hub to Drupal 8.

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