25Live is the event scheduling application EWU uses for courses and events. It is the system of record for EWU space assignments. Access 25Live from the A-Z menu on InsideEWU. Once you are signed into 25Live, use the ‘Help’ link in the upper right corner to learn more.
Visit the Event Planning site to learn more about requesting EWU Events.
Visit the Academic Scheduling site to learn more about how EWU courses are scheduled.
Surveys & Web Forms
There are several supported options available for the creation and management of survey and forms at EWU. This article will identify your primary options in an effort to assist you to make an informed decision on which you would like to utilize.
Create and send online surveys and web forms using the world’s leading online survey software. The EWU Enterprise SurveyMonkey subscription provides access to premium features; including the interactive form builder, dynamic analysis tools, and team collaboration workgroups. EWU students, faculty, and staff can access the EWU Enterprise SurveyMonkey subscription using EWU SSO.
If your website exists within the InsideEWU domain, we still offer our full suite of Gravity Forms and associated add-on plugins. With Gravity Forms, you can build and publish your WordPress forms in just minutes. Select your fields, configure your options and easily embed forms on your WordPress powered site using the built-in tools.
Google Forms creates forms, surveys, and quizzes that can be shared with anyone and can be built in collaboration with others. Its results can be exported into Google Sheets. For more information, please go here.
Office 365 Forms allows for the creation of basic forms that are accessible to anyone you wish. The data can be exported to Microsoft Excel for further analysis. For more information, please go here.
Web Content Management
Campus Main Website
The first place people go to learn about EWU, top level pages are managed by the Marketing department. Department pages are available to and managed by academic programs. The target audience for this service is prospective students and their families.
InsideEWU provides websites to faculty and staff for academic and adminstrative use. InsideEWU websites have a consistent EWU look and feel and ensure that content is accessible, available, and easily maintained.
Built with WordPress, InsideEWU provides the ability to create modern, full-featured web content with permission control, workflow, using flexible layout and design options.
Build project hubs, team sites, websites, and more—all without designer, programmer, or IT help. With Google Sites, building websites is easy. Just drag content where you need it.
Friendly URLs & Web Redirects
If you no longer are using a web page or need to move/disable a web page IT can assist you to make sure that your traffic is optimized and managed using site redirects.
Short URL Options
URL shortening is a technique in which a URL may be made substantially shorter and still direct to the required web page or document. This is achieved by using a redirect that links to the web page that has a long URL.
InsideEWU Web Redirects
WordPress site administrators can create redirects using the Safe Redirect Tool.
Please be aware
- Only create redirects to EWU owned or trusted web pages
- Redirects to web pages you don’t manage (and those you do) often break and must be maintained by you
Calendars managed by 25Live can be integrated into other university websites. University websites can also make use of the WordPress plugins Events Calendar Pro & iCal Importer to pull and display data via iCal feed or native entries.
25Live Web Calendars
EWU departments and programs have the opportunity to create and publish custom calendars for events they host or sponsor.
- Events must reside in 25Live
- Consult with Web and Mobile Services to create a 25Live search to pull the events you want to promote
- Web and Mobile Services will process your information through 25Live Publisher and provide you with a URL or code block to add to your website
- Work with Web and Mobile Services to enhance the look and feel of your custom calendar
There are a variety of display and control options to choose from for your custom calendar.
WordPress Events Calendar
The Events Calendar is a WordPress plugin that adds calendar functionality to your site. The calendar has multiple view options, including month, week and day views, and a mini calendar and events list for your sidebar. You can make single events, a series of recurring events, and you can import events from other calendars such as 25Live.
The WordPress Events Calendar plug in has an importing tool called the Event Aggregator. The Event Aggregator enables you to import calendars from other sources, including Facebook, iCalendar, Google and more. You can even import EWU’s calendars, such as the Academic Calendar and the EWU Events Calendar. In this way, you can have a full calendar on your WordPress site without needing to manually create events.