News and Updates

UBCO CMS Enhancements Round Up – Q1 2020

Below is a quick rundown of noteworthy enhancements added to the UBCO CMS in Q1 2020. To see the full list of enhancement requests or to request something new, please visit our Enhancement Requests page. Standard COVID-19 Message The IT Web Team can add the COVID-19 banner to your site homepages upon request. The COVID-19 banner will appear above […]

[Updated] WordPress CMS Weekly Drop-ins Cancelled Until Further Notice

[UPDATED – UBCO CMS Drop-in Sessions are cancelled until further notice] Due to current conditions with the COVID-19 outbreak, the UBCO IT Web Team has cancelled in-person WordPress CMS drop-in sessions for the next three (3) weeks. Initial impacted dates are March 18, March 25, and April 1 respectively. Additionally, the UBCO IT Web Team […]

Multiple *.ok.ubc.ca websites loading very slowly

We are currently experiencing a server issue that results in multiple *.ok.ubc.ca websites loading very slowly. Our Systems team is working to rectify the issue as quickly as possible. As updates are available, they will be posted here. UPDATE March 2: 3:45pm: Website load times have been restored. We will continue to monitor the situation […]

[Resolved] Multiple UBCO CMS websites unavailable

We are currently experiencing a server issue that results in multiple UBCO CMS websites (*.ok.ubc.ca, smp.med.ubc.ca, travelfieldsafety.ubc.ca, and star.ubc.ca) being either unresponsive or very slow. Our Systems team is working to restore service as quickly as possible. As updates are available, they will be posted on the IT News website. [Update – Mar 2, 10am: […]

UBCO CMS Enhancements Round Up – Dec 2019

Below is a quick rundown of noteworthy enhancements added to the UBCO CMS in Dec 2019. To see the full list of enhancement requests or to request something new, please visit our Enhancement Requests page. Office Locations on Directory Listing Pages Office numbers have been added to the main listing of UBCO CMS directories. Any previously entered faculty/staff/grad student […]