Shifting our approach to meet the demands of mobile usage. What You Need to Know Visits from mobile devices now outnumber desktop visits worldwide, and 53 percent of visits to hopkinsmedicine.org in 2016 were from mobile devices. Google has changed the way it crawls and ranks sites to favor mobile sites. By focusing on the […]
What You Need to Know: The Web Services Unit of the Internet Strategy Team has introduced a new training course for editors of hopkinsmedicine.org. Attendees completing the course gain the ability to navigate the CMS interface; create/edit folders and pages; format page content (headings, links, lists, tables); and insert and style images. Attendees gain knowledge […]
WYSIWYG is dead. If that statement caused a reaction—whether a frown of worry or a smile—then you’re probably one the people throughout Johns Hopkins Medicine who uses our WYSIWYG, short for “what you see is what you get,” tools to edit Web content. In reality, WYSIWYG isn’t by any means dead, but it is getting […]
Look around you, and I'll bet you'll see people accessing the Web on a variety of different devices, most of which have different screen sizes: a 5-inch iPhone, a 7-inch Android tablet, a 13-inch laptop. The ways people access the Web can no longer be easily divided into just desktop versus mobile phone. When we […]
Today marks the relaunch of our Health Information Library in a future-friendly, mobile-compatible format—what is considered “responsive design." The concept is simple: build fluid templates, and fluid content, in order to serve the same page to all devices big or small. Easy in concept, a little tricky in the actual implementation.
The Move Toward Mobile The rise of mobile devices in the past few years is undeniable. Earlier this year, Apple announced the number of iPhones shipped daily surpasses the number of babies born in the world. In 2009, PayPal tallied $141 million in mobile payments. That number jumped to $750 million in 2010 – and […]
On Monday night, just a few hours after the last patients moved into The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center and the Sheikh Zayed Tower, the web team launched the new web site for The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The web site was the product of more than a year of planning, collaboration and hard work with […]