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August 2017 Features and Updates


August Highlights:

In addition to our big dashboard update, we also pushed some cool new features to help you customize your platform and keep things fresh for your readers.

* Scroll most recent blogs!
* Portrait or landscape front page News Feed orientation!
* Pre filtered front page news!

Features

For the Generalist: Category Pre-Filter for Front Page: Adds an option under Customize > Front Page Settings where you can filter the front page news feed to only pull from a specific category/categories. 

For the Broadcaster: Front page News Feed orientation: Want even more flexibility with your news feed? Now you can choose to orient it either vertically or horizontally. This option can be accessed through Front Page Settings. 

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For the Team Player: Featured Users Widget: This is a great way to highlight advisors within Career Communities so students know who the experts are. This update allows more customization than ever for calls to action within this widget, such as title and name, make an appointment or email address.

For the Marketer: Added a second 'Apply Now' button to the top of the standalone job postings. Worried students aren't clicking through to job applications? We've added a second 'Apply Now' button to drive more traffic to your CSM's job listings. 

 

 In case you missed these important updates... 

July Highlights:
* There are now standalone pages for Resources, Featured Classes, and Sponsor categories - let the sharing begin!
* Combine Jobs and Blogs on the homepage!
* We've cultivated some enhancing techniques to make your pages and site load faster!

Did you know?

* uConnect Academy Training is available 24/7? Simply click on the orange graduation cap in the admin dashboard bar and use your same login credentials to access our unique training modules guaranteed to excite and give you some new ideas about best practices.

 
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