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The ASU Web Community (formerly the College Web Standards group) is comprised of the communicators, designers, developers and writers who contribute to asu.edu. This group meets the last Thursday of each month to share critical standards/brand, content and technical updates and to collaborate on the future of asu.edu and share case studies. 

Topics to be covered include: Best practices, standards for asu.edu, SEO, training and documentation, web marketing technologies — including Google Analytics, web accessibility, Drupal and Webspark, Unity Design System, UX and design, content, navigation, search, navigation, site architecture and more.

Find meeting details on the Marketing Academy calendar or request to be added to the ASU web community email distribution list.

FY23 community meetings

 August 2023

 asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • SEO and Degree URLs 
  • Behavioral data 

Update on SSO for Pantheon

Development/product updates:

  • Announcements
  • Timeline
  • Integrated Search

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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 July 2023

 asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • SEO and Degree URLs 
  • Behavioral data 

Update on SSO for Pantheon

Development/product updates:

  • Announcements
  • Timeline
  • Integrated Search

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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FY22 community meetings

June 2022

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • SEO and Degree URLs 
  • Behavioral data 

Update on SSO for Pantheon

Development/product updates:

  • Announcements
  • Timeline
  • Integrated Search

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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May 2022

 asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • SEO and Degree URLs 
  • Behavioral data 

Development/product updates:

  • Announcements
  • Timeline
  • Integrated Search

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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April 2022

 asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • Accessibility 
  • SEO 
  • Behavioral data 

New Department of Justice web accessibility requirements 

Content decision tree for asu.edu: Should you add new content to asu.edu? 

Development/product updates 

  • Announcements
  • Integrated search updates (site search/directory)
  • Timeline
  • Integrated Search

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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March 2022

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
  • Behavioral data

Development/product updates:

  • Announcements
  • Integrated search updates (site search/directory)
  • Timeline
  • Integrated Search

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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February 2022

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
  • Behavioral data

Development/product updates:

  • Announcements
  • Integrated search updates (site search/directory)
  • Timeline
  • Integrated Search

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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January 2022

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
  • Behavioral data

Development/product updates:

  • Timeline
  • Webspark 2
  • Sunset plan for Webspark 1 (Spring 2022)
  • Upcoming Web Standards 2.0 Support

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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December 2021

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
  • Behavioral data

Development/product updates:

  • Timeline
  • Webspark 2
  • Sunset plan for Webspark 1 (Spring 2022)
  • Upcoming Web Standards 2.0 Support

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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November 2021

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction 
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
  • Behavioral data

Updates/new standards for asu.edu:

  • Timeline
  • Webspark 2
  • Sunset plan for Webspark 1 (Spring 2022)
  • Upcoming Web Standards 2.0 Support

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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October 2021

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
  • Behavioral data

Updates/new standards for asu.edu:

  • Title tag update reminder for contact and about pages by Oct. 31
  • New degree URLs for degree search and feeds
  • Data layer and standards for asu.edu what is it and why does it matter?

Development/product updates:

  • Sunset plan for Webspark 1 (Spring 2022)
  • Timeline
  • Unity
  • Webspark 2
  • Upcoming Web Standards 2.0 Support

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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September 2021

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
  • Behavioral data

Updates/new standards for asu.edu:

  • Duplicate content and content authority standards for asu.edu
  • Title tags and H1s for common pages across asu.edu (About, contact, degrees, etc.)

Development/product updates:

  • Timeline
  • Unity
  • Webspark 2

Wrap up:

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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August 2021

asu.edu monthly health check:

  • User satisfaction
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
    • Degree search update
    • Addressing duplicate content on asu.edu
  • Behavioral data
    • New data standards for asu.edu and email (UTM parameters)

ASU Web Governance board launch

Development/product updates:

  • AFS retirement plan
  • New way of connecting with UTO
  • Timeline
  • Unity
  • Webspark 2
    • News and events module updates
  • Upcoming Web Standards 2.0 support

Wrap up

  • Questions
  • Reminders

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July 2021

  • July 31, Oct. 31 Web Standards 2.0 compliance
  • asu.edu monthly health check:
    • Foresee / user satisfaction
    • SiteImprove / accessibility
    • Google Data Studio / SEO
    • Google Analytics / behavioral data
  • New designs and standards for asu.edu:
    • New favicon
    • New brand guide web standards and tools
  • Development/product updates:
    • Production change freeze Fall 2021
    • Google Drive security updates
    • New way of connecting with UTO 
    • Timeline 
    • Unity 
    • Webspark 2
  • Upcoming Web Standards 2.0 support
  • Reminders

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FY21 community meetings

  • GDPR update for asu.edu
  • Web community DL is live
  • asu.edu monthly health check:
    • Foresee / user satisfaction
    • SiteImprove / accessibility
    • Google Search Console / SEO
    • Google Analytics / behavioral data
  • Elevating degree content on asu.edu
  • Degree URL changes to make by July 1
  • New designs and standards for asu.edu:
    • ASU logo and home icon links
  • Development/product updates:
    • Timeline
    • Unity
    • Webspark 2
  • Upcoming Drupal/Webspark 2 trainings
  • Content planning/strategy templates for your use

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  • asu.edu monthly health check:
    • Foresee
    • SiteImprove 
  • DL coming to an inbox near you
  • From the community:
    • Welcome to the Higher Ed Web Association!
    • Do I use Unity, Webspark … or?
    • How one unit is preparing and planning for migration
  • Degree URL changes
  • Do standards apply to my/this site?
  • New designs and standards for asu.edu:
    • Movement, motion and animation 
  • Development/product updates:
    • Timeline adjustment
    • Search update
    • Unity 
    • Webspark 2
  • Upcoming Web Standards 2.0 studios and training 

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  • Web standards trivia 
  • What data do you use/need from your asu.edu website(s)?
  • asu.edu monthly health check:
    • Foresee
    • SiteImprove
  • SEO: HTTP v. HTTPS
  • ASU News update
  • New designs and standards for asu.edu:
    • Microsites, subsites, landing pages
    • Degree listings and pages
    • News
    • Events
  • Development/product updates:
    • Unity 
    • Webspark 2
  • Upcoming Web Standards 2.0 studios
  • Official asu.edu inventory

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  • UPDATE: Web Standards 2.0 adoption for asu.edu (action required)
  • Web standards trivia 
  • Follow up on Google Search Console from February
  • asu.edu monthly health check: Foresee, SiteImprove
  • Platform updates: Unity, Webspark 2 (Drupal 9) 

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  • Web standards trivia 
  • Google Search Console
  • asu.edu monthly health check:
    • Foresee
    • SiteImprove
  • Accessibility update — colors on asu.edu
  • Unity update
  • Webspark update, general
  • Webspark 2 D9 update
  • Drupal 9 Community of Practice

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  • Web community meeting transition
  • Web Standards 2.0 project updates
    • Unity update
      • Platform-agnostic UI kit for asu.edu
      • Unity Design System
    • Immediate planning for Drupal 9 / Webspark 2
    • Future state for Drupal 9 / Webspark 2 and support for the web community
    • Feedback session:
      • Challenges and issues
      • Ideas
      • Collaboration space
    • Additional action items for making progress toward full compliance

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  • Accessibility update
  • Web Standards 2.0 project update

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  • Demos and implementation experience feedback by phase 1 pilot participants
  • Web Standards 2.0 Limited update (Webspark 1, Drupal 7)
  • Preparation for Web Standards 2.0 for your asu.edu subdomain
  • Additional WS2 initiatives in the works
  • Pantheon training
  • Q&A

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Web Standards 2.0 project

  • Pilot update
  • Degree information on asu.edu
  • Phase 1 community release:
    • asu.edu design system
    • (Adobe XD file)
    • Unity platform agnostic UI kit
    • (GitHub, Storybook, NPM)
  • Feedback and questions

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  • Pilots phase 1 progress update 
  • Preparing for the UI kit release
  • Preparing for implementation
  • Feedback and questions

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FY20 community meetings

Reminder: Foundation link changes on your subdomains (expiring July 1),

  • Web Standards 2.0 timeline update
  • Web standards 2.0: Unity progress update (platform-agnostic UI kit)
  • Web Standards 2.0 SEO planning

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  • Foundation links expiring
  • Web accessibility courses
  • Web Standards 2.0: Unity project update

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  • Google digital marketing maturity
  • Web Standards 2.0 update

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  • Web Standards 2.0 update
  • New ASU Foundation site

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  • Web Standards 2.0 update
  • Foresee training

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FY19 community meetings

  • Web Standards 2.0 update
  • Web experience insights
  • Marketing camps - communication and digital

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  • Web Standards 2.0
  • Web Editing training — EOSS

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  • Web Accessibility
  • Voice Search
  • Wordpress 5.0 update
  • Canvas Ally

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  • New Admissions website
  • GDPR regulations review
  • Automating Digital Asset Handoffs
  • Hybrid decoupled ASU feeds with React and Drupal 8

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  • Web Accessibility
  • Webspark updates
  • Webspark survey

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FY18 community meetings

  • Web Camp
  • Web Accessibility
  • Animation Standards
  • Webspark updates

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  • Canvas
  • DrupalCon
  • Zoom

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  • Amazon Alexa skill kit
  • DrupalCon
  • ASU plates

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  • New web standards
  • Font Awesome Pro
  • Animations standards
  • Amazon Echo Show

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Recording

  • YouTube standards
  • ForeSee on-page surveys
  • New web standards under consideration and more

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  • College of Law PURL campaigns
  • Writing BASH scripts for Pantheon

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  • Updates on accessibility
  • Advancing Web Standards
  • MOZ upgrade — SEO tool
  • Spotlight: MLF Teacher’s College SEO

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  • Update on iSearch profile
  • Web KPI's
  • Foresee and Google Analytics integration
  • Degree search and Webspark update
  • Spotlight: CLAS iSearch QA tool

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