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University Web Services, University of Colorado Denver



SharePont Feature Development

Released Features

Brief Description
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8/3/2012Safari: CQWP 2010(4) Completed

When you change the style's setting from showing "title only" to "Title & Description" it does not show Title and Description, it only shows the title.​

collapse Release Version : 06.8 (4)
11/10/2011White space(4) Completed

Unintended white space in layouts has been causing several display issues, particularly when page fields such as the header and page image are not filled out.

11/10/2011Skip navigation(4) Completed

This feature gives visitors using a screen reader the option to skip global and local navigation when visiting a UC Denver web page.

11/10/2011Sites with approval(4) Completed

Sites built using the with approval template create a number of maintenance issues and constraints for users in SharePoint 2010.

11/10/2011Duplicate breadcrumbs(4) Completed

­Breadcrumbs in the tabs layout, news layout, and form submission layout are showing up twice.

collapse Release Version : 06.9 (3)
11/30/ a permanent 301 redirect(4) Completed
Google views the current 302 redirect as a separate site, thus counting the web site as two sites. A 301 redirect is the google-friendly, permanent redirect for sites, enabling accurate hit counts on google analytics.
11/30/2011Web part permissions(4) Completed

Editor and contributor groups are unable to add or edit web parts due to a permissions issue.​

11/30/2011Sites with approval, part 2(4) Completed

New sites built using the with approval template create a number of maintenance issues and constraints for users in SharePoint 2010.

collapse Release Version : 06.95 (2)
12/16/2011Editing mode display issue(4) Completed
In edit mode in IE 7 and 8 on Content Pages 1 and 2, text columns were expanded out to the edge of the browser window.
12/16/2011Tabs floating over content(4) Completed
In the tabs layout, if there was an image above the tabs but no text between the image and the tabs, the image floated right over the tabs in FireFox, Chrome, and IE8.
collapse Release Version : 07.0 (5)
2/1/2012Non-editable reusable content appears editable(4) Completed

In MOSS 2007, non-editable reusable content was grayed out, notifying users content could not be changed. In SharePoint 2010, there is no visual indicator that some reusable content elements cannot be edited.


2/1/2012Mobile-friendly home page(4) Completed, the mobile-friendly home page for, is active. All mobile devices smaller than an iPad (excluding the iPad), will be redirected to the mobile version of the home page.

2/1/2012Branding setting error message(4) Completed

In branding settings, when the Keyword Description Override checkbox was selected, and non-alphanumeric characters were entered as keywords (e.g. commas, dashes, etc.), an unexpected error occurred.

2/1/2012Images and captions inaccurately aligned in Content 1 and Content 2 layouts (4) Completed

In Content 1 and Content 2 layouts, image captions with character space wider than the image were not breaking, which resulted in inaccurate image and caption alignment.

2/1/2012Repeating JavaScript error in FireFox(4) Completed

A JavaScript error was continually firing while in edit mode using Firefox. The browser was looking for a CSS file that it couldn’t find, causing it to repeatedly check for the file in a continuous loop, which resulted in multiple errors.

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3/1/2012Favicon upgrade(4) Completed

The CU Denver favicon, the small icon displayed in CU Denver web address bars, tabbed pages, and bookmarks (to name a few), is updated to comply with university branding.

3/1/2012Disappearing bylines (headlines) in forms(4) Completed

Bylines (headlines) disappeared on all forms in both edit and published views.

3/1/2012Update website copyright date(4) Completed

The copyright date, displayed in the footer of every web page, is updated on the master page.

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4/10/2012new logos for university site(4) Completed

Logos are being updated for compliance with brand standards.

collapse Release Version : 08.3 (3)
5/2/2012Breadcrumbs do not automatically update(4) Completed

Breadcrumbs have specific paths that correspond to their place in a sub-site tree. When a sub-site is moved, the breadcrumbs continue to reflect the original site structure.

5/2/2012Branding Settings application error(4) Completed

A SharePoint application error is thrown when members of the Site Owner permissions group attempt to save branding settings, even if no change is made.

5/2/2012Span Tags Dynamically Added and/or Removed Around the Cursor(4) Completed

​Span tags are added and removed around the cursor in rich HTML fields dynamically every time a user clicks in a content field. These spans are inheriting our styles while in edit mode, causing editing problems.

collapse Release Version : 08.5 (1)
8/29/2012New E-Directory(4) Completed

IT Services has developed an E-Directory to replace the current People and People (Beta) search functionality accessible from the home page.

collapse Release Version : 08.6 (2)
9/26/2012Tabs and accordions moving from content editor web part to form web part(4) Completed

Accordion and tab web parts are being changed from content editor web parts (users can edit the content directly in the GUI on the page), to form web parts (a source only web part; must be edited in HTML source only).

Tabs and accordion form web parts are in the Code Library in the Web Part Gallery.

9/26/2012Enable successful opening of .xls documents in SharePoint(4) Completed

AIS&D is making a configuration change on the back-end of the system that enables the successful opening of Excel documents in SharePoint.

collapse Release Version : 08.6.5 (1)
10/10/2012Custom search text update(4) Completed

The text All UC Denver Sites in the drop-down box above the search will be changed to All Sites to conform to branding standards.

collapse Release Version : 09.0 (1)
11/21/2012Asset Picker Custom Field Update(4) Completed

Originally designed under Visual Studio (VS) 2008, the asset picker must be updated to allow for development work in VS 2010; a new PublicKeyToken is required.

collapse Release Version : 1.1 (1)
Replace search control box in all MasterPages with webpart. (2) In Queue
collapse Release Version : 10.0 (1)
12/1/2012Service Pack 1(4) Completed

SP1 provides the latest updates including general product fixes, and improvements in stability, performance and security. Examples of key areas of improvement are better support for Internet Explorer 9 and the ability for users to restore sites and subsites using the recycle bin.  You can download the complete list of issues fixed by this service pack on the Microsoft site.  

collapse Release Version : 11.0 (1)
3/20/2013Public Web Forms Revisions(4) Completed

The Public Web Forms Site Template is being updated to allow both anonymous and authenticated users to submit a form.


This new feature alleviates the issue that authenticated users cannot submit forms; it also enables users to create forms for authenticated submission.​


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3/27/2013Foundation Widget(4) Completed

​The Foundation Widget is a customized web part that enables users to display content on their web pages using a variety of visual features. The first version of the Foundation Widget provides users with the ability to easily create and manage accordions and tabs on web pages.

The web part also provides a foundation in which other visual features can be built (a slideshow, for example); hence the name, Foundation Widget. University Web Services hopes to build additional display options for the Foundation Widget in the future. 

collapse Release Version : 12.0.1 (1)
External content type released on production(4) Completed
collapse Release Version : 12.1 (3)
4/24/2013Update copyright from 2012 to 2013(4) Completed

Update copyright from 2012 to 2013 on master page, which impacts all pages in the website.

4/24/2013A user who has Contribute and, Web Part Maintenance permissions cannot switch between accordions and tabs. (4) Completed
4/24/2013CU Denver homepage Quick Links update - Canvas(4) Completed

A link to Canvas, the new Learning Management System (LMS), will be added to the Quick Links drop-down in the global navigation of the home page.

collapse Release Version : 12.2 (4)
5/22/2013Foundation Widget Bug Fixes(4) Completed

If the accordion header is more than one line, the text wraps under the expand/collapse icon.

When the body text of tabs is brief, white space exists under the text.

When webpages using the nursing theme were displayed in IE 7 or 8, some tabs are too wide for the page design.

5/22/2013SP1 Anonymous Workflow Breakfix(4) Completed

​Anonymous workflows were broken by SP1.  See ticket SP Bug: Anonymous workflows not working with anonymous form submissions

5/22/2013Redesigned audience bar(4) Completed

In the black theme, the audience bar (the bar with links at the top of web pages) has been redesigned.

NOTE: This change was made to the master page.
The audience bar is on the master page, which all themes use. The black theme displays the audience bar; all other themes hide the audience bar through CSS.
5/22/2013RSS feeds on Forms Responses lists (8) fixed with SP1

RSS feeds for lists in SharePoint are anonymously accessible. A configuration change was made to the site template for Public Web Forms that turned off RSS feeds for all Responses lists, ensuring submitted form data is not anonymously accessible.

collapse Release Version : 12.4 (1)
7/1/2013Google analytics change(1) Proposed
collapse Release Version : 13.0 (6)
5/28/2013Point faculty/staff audience bar link to the correct page on 2013.(2) In Queue
5/28/2013University Responsive Homepage(4) Completed
5/28/2013"In the Spotlight" blog - 2013 Intranet(4) Completed
5/28/2013Faculty / Staff Intranet Homepage(4) Completed
5/28/2013Term Store SharePoint 2013(4) Completed
5/29/2013Current Student Homepage(4) Completed
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Boilerplate conditionally commented <html> tag targeting various ie versions. (1) Proposed

​Boilerplate conditionally commented <html> tag targeting various ie versions. 

5/30/2013Missing Goggle analytics code in on Fac/staff Homepage.(4) Completed
5/30/2013Various copy edit changes to masterpage of 2010 responsive homepage(4) Completed
collapse Release Version : 13.1.1 (3)
Boilerplate conditionally commented <html> tag targeting various ie versions. (4) Completed
Add navigation on the Fac/Staff page back to the university homepage(4) Completed
5/31/2013Anschutz phone number wrong on ucd masterpage. (3) In Progress
collapse Release Version : 13.2 (3)
6/11/2013Temporary Codes for Kwizcom License Updates on Production(2) In Queue

Temporary codes for KwizCom license applied to production to ensure operation of the List Aggregator and Calendars.  FY14 codes are anticipated to be applied by 6/27/13.  No service interruption is anticipated with this change.

6/12/2013Add Research link to global navigation in black theme(4) Completed

A link to the new Research website will be added to the global navigation in the black theme.

The link will appear on the home page, and all sub-sites/pages that display the global navigation (About Us, Admissions, Academics, etc.)
6/13/2013Name.dll conflict on intranet homepage(4) Completed
collapse Release Version : 13.3 (3)
6/19/2013Clock image in carousel isn't clickable in IE(1) Proposed
6/20/2013Simple show/hide widget for social icons on resposnive homepage.(4) Completed
6/26/2013Kwizcom full update(4) Completed

Temporary codes for KwizCom license applied to production to ensure operation of the List Aggregator and Calendars will be replaced by FY14 codes.  FY14 codes are anticipated to be applied by 6/27/13.  No service interruption is anticipated with this change.
collapse Release Version : 13.4 (4)
sp2 upgrade on Yurt SQL instances and testing of sp2010(4) Completed
7/24/2013Favicon for intranet(1) Proposed

​The 2013 intranet requires a favicon

7/24/2013Update boilerplate to 4.2.0 on both ucdenver homepage and 2013(2) In Queue
7/24/2013Bolierplate fix for ucdmaster.master(2) In Queue
collapse Release Version : 13.5 (2)
Search box on responsive homepage doesn't work with JavaScript disabled (1) Proposed
10/2/2013Update KWizCom web parts (4) Completed

Users are unable to edit the list aggregator web part. The web part properties do not load.

collapse Release Version : 13.6 (1)
12/10/2013Foundation widget bug fix(3) In Progress

The foundation widget accordion was intermittently failing to operate correctly. It would stay open on page load and would not collapse.​

collapse Release Version : 13.7 (3)
Change footer text to year 2014 in all masterpages(4) Completed
JavaScript searchscope.js is 404ing in prod(4) Completed
Widget V1.2 bug fixes(4) Completed
collapse Release Version : 13.8 (5)
Redirect bridge page traffic(5) Deferred
3/19/2014The link to the regents site in all footers on is leading to a 503 forbidden page(3) In Progress

​link to regents site in all footers is going to a 503 page
the master page needs to be updated with a different link is 503ing
new link is:

3/19/2014the print.css file needs to be updated for all of In Progress

​The print css update is primarily intended to address issues with the foundation widget printing out with closed content areas. In this update all tab bodies and accordions should be open and visible.

3/19/2014make the copyright year JS instead of manual(3) In Progress

Script will automagically update the fotter copywrite year at the turn of the calendar year.

3/19/2014Update search.master for the sake of modernity(3) In Progress

The search master is out of date.
  • Global nav
  • copyright
  • check for outdated links
collapse Release Version : 13.9 (1)
4/30/2014If a user adjusts their browser's default font size, the social media icons on the bottom of the homepage show more of the sprite than they are supposed to.(3) In Progress
collapse Release Version : 14.0 (9)
Potential stickyness with the quicklinks drop-down and scrolling.(2) In Queue

​1. On iPad, engage quicklinks drop-down but don'y follow link.

2. Swipe down page.

3. Note slight sticky behaviour.

Mismatched tags in masterpage of 2010 resposnive homepage(2) In Queue
Replace inline event tracking code w/ JQuery (1) Proposed
Breakpoint for portrait mode of tablets (2) In Queue
Responsive images using match-media don't load when scaling browser window from small->large.(2) In Queue
4/24/2013Code Clean-up of Old Search Control(5) Deferred

Removing references to ctrlSearch.ascx, which is old code no longer needed in the master page.

6/27/2013Landing pages for global nav items(2) In Queue
6/27/2013Design issues with opposing drop-downs on mobile.(2) In Queue
6/27/2013Engagenment area on home page needs to be more accomodating to resized text.(2) In Queue
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3/25/2009Localized Site Search(4) Completed
Provide a way for web developers to control the search scopes displayed in the scope drop-down for individual sub-sites.
3/25/2009Reusable Content Feature(4) Completed
A powerful tool to be used when building a site is Reusable Content--a MOSS feature for managing content, such as trademark, logos or contact information to be displayed on many or all pages. These content pieces are kept in a special list, aptly named reusable content, in the top-level site. Site owners can insert the reusable content on their pages, and rather than copy the content into the page, a reference to the content is stored and replaced with the snippet at runtime. This enables the reusable content to be changed in one place for every page in which it is used.
5/5/2009Campus Image Library(4) Completed
Now you can access university approved images that are sized correctly to match the page layout. For instance, when building a new page using the Section 1 layout, simply access an image in the section images folder. It is as easy as that.
5/20/2009Dynamic A-Z index(4) Completed
Replicate the A-Z index from in MOSS on the new Web site.
collapse Release Version : 5.0 (1)
9/30/2010SharePoint Calendar Template(4) Completed
Create a central university calendar that summarizes events by different metadata entered when an event is created. Metadata categories would include: Events grouped by audience, location, school/college/unit or topic.
Distribute authority to create events and calendars to departments and aggregate all events on a master school & college calendar
collapse Release Version : 6.0 (3)
10/26/2010Update Google Analytic Tracking Code(4) Completed
Update the Google Analytic code to the latest version. Newest code allows us to track campaigns and events.
10/26/2010Update "Employment" Link location in university footer(4) Completed

change the main UC Denver webpage Employment hyperlink to link to the UCD HR page instead of Jobs@CU?

10/26/2010Add Meta Description, keywords and Page Title Branding Control to Homepage Masterpage(4) Completed
Add the Meta Description, Keyword and Page Title Branding Controls to the Homepage MasterPage.
collapse Release Version : 6.01 (12)
Gap caused by extraneous anchor element(4) Completed
Remove H1 from print stylesheet(4) Completed
SOM has brought to our attention that the H1 is currently being printed out in the PSS. We should remove this, and only have the banner image display. Long term, we'll want a branding setting so people can add their own stylesheet.
Welcome 4 template is broken in the blue theme(4) Completed
Welcome 4 template is broken in the blue theme
Add social media icons to university homepage(4) Completed

Float Classes - ribbon overrides - in CSS(4) Completed


UCDSectionHome1 layout richHTML fields missing ribbon constraints(4) Completed


CLAS .css Referencing uwsdev images(4) Completed

/academics/colleges/CLAS/Documents/Styles_Scripts/CLASTheme.css has static references to​

12/6/2010Add "Website Feedback" link(4) Completed
A more direct way to contact UWS about the website is required.
8/17/2011Image Library doesn't have publish permissions(3) In Progress
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