Author: Susie

What’s new in Compass 1.1.0

Compass 1.1.0 is now available to the VCU web community! This release includes a new notification component, updates to the sub and breadcrumb navigation, and additional fixes and improvements. Notification component The new notification component, also known as an alert or alert banner, creates a colorful banner that can be used to visually distinguish urgent […]

Poll results: Web features you need the most from Compass

Thanks to the web community for participating in our recent Compass poll! The results are in, and the most-needed features include: People list layout, commonly used for directories Grid system with automated columns to more easily create layouts Visual design for news and events feeds Page layout variations, a carousel component and social media sharing […]

Cast your vote to help us plan the Compass roadmap

Since the universitywide release of Compass 1.0, VCU Technology Services and University Relations have been hard at work designing and developing the features that will be available in our next release — coming in fall 2020 — which will include optimizations to existing features as well as: Accessibility enhancements, such as reduced motion/transparency preferences and […]

Why we’re launching Compass in a pilot phase

Compass, VCU’s recently announced web framework, will pilot on select university sites over the next several months. We understand that many in the greater web community may be wondering why our team is launching the framework in a pilot phase, so we wanted to share our reasons. Read more.

Introducing Compass – The University Web Framework

VCU Technology Services and University Relations are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of Compass – The University Web Framework, a cross-unit initiative intended to streamline VCU website builds. Read more.