Aalto.fi blog

The blog, dedicated to the new aalto.fi, offers information about the development process and updates of the newest features and functions added to the site. Follow the blog and keep abreast of the latest developments!

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Automatic liftups wizardry

Trying to create automatic newsfeeds or list your upcoming events? The second blog post in the series about liftup components presents automatic liftups.

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Connecting your content with a single liftup

Liftups are the core of aalto.fi structure. With them, you can connect content and visualize your page. Read more on how to use single liftup component in a creative way!

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Screenshot of aalto.fi main page.

Launching the new aalto.fi

The new, renewed aalto.fi has been launched in stages starting in the beginning of October. The launch process begins with publishing one of the main hubs, Study at Aalto, which has not been visible on the new site before now.

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Siteimprove helps you polish the content

Siteimprove is a tool that helps the editors in improving the quality of the content. It automatically scans the pages, and seeks for improvements, such as broken links and misspellings.

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Harald Herlin Learning Centre, a view from the second floor to downstairs reading area. Photo by Aalto University / Tuomas Uusheimo

Updates on the demo

The demo version of the new aalto.fi is now public for everyone to see and browse. Some big updates have taken place during the past weeks, and the development of the site continues towards the final version due later this year.

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Article components – part 2

The series of introducing article components continues! This week, you can familiarise yourself with image components.

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Article components – part 1

The new aalto.fi includes multiple new components, that are most likely not familiar to everyone, yet. Therefore, we now start a series of introductions to some of these components.

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Introducing Research group pages

On the new communications platform, each research group will have their own page to present their research, group members and other relevant group information.

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Editors’ checklist − What to do before 8 June deadline?

We have created a checklist to help all editors focus on the right actions before the demo site will be public to people outside Aalto University on 15 June.

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Get to know the Services hub

One of the six main hubs of the new aalto.fi is the Services hub that collects all Aalto’s services on a simple page with a search function. Now, we have the first version of the Services hub ready in the demo for you to review.

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The first drop-in session

Drop-in sessions help you edit demo

We are organising several drop-in clinics to help the editors in reviewing and editing their content on the aalto.fi demo site.

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Demo published!

The demo version was published to the Aalto staff to show the new structure of the renewed aalto.fi. The demo includes the new site logic and the components for editors to edit articles.

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Demo site introduced 9 May

The aalto.fi project is taking a huge step forward as the demo – the first draft of the renewed aalto.fi – will be published to the Aalto staff on 9 May 2018 in Dipoli.

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Creating a whole new aalto.fi – visuals and structure in the making

The project for renewing aalto.fi was kick-started at the end of 2017. The aim is to create a digital extension of our campus – a whole new communications platform – which provides an easy starting point for everyone’s day.