The Blog

Development, best practice, tips, tricks, and general news and tidbits from Team MSL

Fri 03 Feb 2012

Elections - a tip for targeting non-voters

I'm sure some of you are already neck-deep in officer elections (and those that aren't soon will...
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Wed 26 Oct 2011

WYSIWYG editor upgrade

We’re excited to give you some more details about the new WYSIWYG editor, which will be released in the...
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Wed 19 Oct 2011

Member Lists and Admin Lists

Let's say you want to display a list of exec on a club/society page, you could use an...
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Fri 29 Jul 2011

News Widget Showcase

By far the most commonly used widget in the system is the News widget and with good reason, it's...
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Thu 14 Jul 2011

Have your website in any colour, as long as it is black

With rebrands, refreshes (and a few new signups) plenty of MSL Clients are working on website redesigns over the Summer...
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Fri 27 May 2011

Requirements

In our Memberships Admin training on Wednesday the area that took up the most time was requirements. I tried to...
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Mon 23 May 2011

Sniffing Memberships

As mentioned in the previous post, to achieve more sophisticated effects based on memberships you can use a Memberships widget...
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Creating personalised user navigation

There are a number of ways you can present a user with personalised content: members-only news and events are...
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Wed 09 Mar 2011

Loyalty through Birthdays

Dan's last post about personalisation reminded me that the system says Happy Birthday in the account panel on the...
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Mon 28 Feb 2011

Adding a Personal Touch

A quick one for a Monday morning – you’ve probably all noticed that the ‘Account’ box (or ‘User Control Panel...
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Thu 24 Feb 2011

20 Ways to improve voter turnout

1. Look at last year’s voter demographics report. Analyse last year’s voters by mode of study, year of...
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Thu 17 Feb 2011

The Elections Checklist

Just a quick one, as part of the Support Documentation updates we've written some (slightly more comprehensive) documentation on...
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Thu 03 Feb 2011

Freshers Comparison 2009 2010

So how are our clients doing with our system then? The following figures compare some key performance indicators for our...
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Fri 21 Jan 2011

Cutting corners with newslist images

This tutorial will show you how you can use CSS to style the shape of images in a newslist. To...
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Tue 11 Jan 2011

Comparing Organisation Demographics

Well that's a sexy title - but if you want to know whether you have more Postgrads in your Rugby...
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Mon 13 Dec 2010

Site update

Regular visitors to the site will probably have noticed we've been sprucing the old girl up over the past...
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Authors

Dan
Web Design
James
Technical Development
Laura
Web Development
Emma
Customer Care