University of California, Riverside

Web Development


The Web Development team has several resources that it uses on a regular basis. Some of them are things we created ourselves, while others are sites and books from external sources. We are happy to share them with you.

UCR Content Management System Website

 Hosted by Computing & Communications, the CMS site features information and background on the OmniUpdate CMS, including best practices, policies, roles and responsibilities.

UCR Web Writing and Style Guidelines

 Also available through the CMS website, the site features an introductory video on Writing for the Web by Content Manager Ross French, a list of tips and points of emphasis, and style guide with UCR-specific word usage.

UCR Web Developers Site

 UCR Web developers can contact programmer and site architect Robert Bottomley to gain access to "Bob's Dev Shack," a treasure trove of Web resources. From fancy bulleted lists to pretty boxes to scripts and template tags, this site can help you create a great site.

Our Process: Our process for creating a web site is simple and straightforward. Learn how we do it.

Our Portfolio: Explore Some of the Work That We are Most Proud of. Check it out.

Our Favovite External Sites

Killer Web Content – Gerry McGovern
This book is the favorite of UCR’s Web content managers. Straightforward and simple, it will help you build a great website. It is available at the UCR Campus Store.

A List Apart
This is a site for Web content creators by Web content creators. Lots of interesting thoughts and ideas.

See what your peers in the higher education world are doing with their websites.

WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind)
Resources on making your website accessible to everyone. This site contains articles, guidelines, and the WAVE (Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool).

UC Web Accessibility Resources
UC Office of the President, IT Leadership Council provides clear guidance on technical standards for website accessibility, and recommendations for resources and tools that are useful for making Web content accessible.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

Web Development
1156 Hinderaker Hall

Tel: (951) 827-6397 (951) UCR-NEWS
Fax: (951) 827-5008

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