A compilation of University websites, listservs, and wikis with a few outsiders thrown in for good measure. Add more resources by commenting on this entry.
U of M web-related listservs
CODE-PEOPLE: For application developers at the U.
Discuss U of M templates and standards.
developer and designer discussion list.
WEBSTANDARDS: General discussion about web communications at the U.
of University-wide stats.
WEBDEV: News and information about Web design and development from UMD's Laura Carlson.
Support list for UMContent content management system users.
Discuss site building guidelines and best practices for CSS layouts and fragments
General web resources
A list apart--A blog "for people who make websites."
The Smashing network--A list of resource sites including Webdesigner Depot, Six Revisions, CSS Tricks, Smashing Magazine, and lots, lots more.
Web Standards Group--The Web Standards Group is a place where the web developers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus come together to network, learn from each other, and put into place the best methods to put together web sites and communicate with our varied audiences.
CSS_DEV Wiki--A wiki organized by the U's CSS Development and Education
The CSS Tutorial--Learn all about CSS at CSSTutorial.net.
CSS Tutorial--Another tutorial from w3schools.com.
CSS Zen Garden—The power of CSS to change a page without changing the HTML.
The W3C on CSS—What's new with CSS, W3C core styles, authoring tools and more.
If you use Dreamweaver 4 or above, this
extension can automate your conversion from HTML to XHTML.
XHTML Tutorial—The 'how' and 'why' of using XHTML.
XHTML Reference—A best practice guide with descriptions and examples.
Firefox Web Developer--Adds a menu and a toolbar with various web developer tools.
Web Standards Advisor--Combines coding checks with best practices and standards in a user-friendly report.
Grid System Generator--Build a custom grid using the 960.gs (the same grid system that the U templates use). Tutorials for using the grid system are also available.
Mass email resources
Email Standards Project--Great information for what is and isn't supported in various email clients.
Campaign Monitor Articles & Tips
Constant Contact Learning Center
MailChimp.com--Email marketing resources
ExactTarget.com--Email marketing strategy and education resources.
Lyris HQ Email Marketing and More--Articles, FAQs, and more on email marketing, integrated marketing, web analytics, and search engine optimization.
Mailer Mailer—Email Marketing Metrics Report includes some interesting data such as click rates based on the length of your subject line and level of personalization.
UMContent support--The University's support site for UMContent includes
recent announcements, FAQs, new site and account
Wiki--Review UMContent notes and download vendor and U documents.