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  • The SoIC website is created and maintained in the Indiana University WCMS platform (author) and WCMS (sites) | User Guide
  • SoIC Manager of Web Development has full oversight and responsibility of internal architecture, performance, and overall function of the website
  • Content of the website is the domain of the SoIC Communications team in coordination with unit representatives
  • An independent faculty/staff database is maintained in a MySql database and consumed by the 'People' section of the website
  • A independent news database is maintained in a MySql database and parsed in various locations on the website based on a tagging system
  • Central calendar is maintained in
  • Code documentation


  • The School maintains a central Calendar in Events are tagged and parsed throughout the website in appropriate locations 
  • Units are encouraged to post their own events which will be moderated by designated calendar administrators

To post an event:, see the 'Add Events' page on the SoIC Website

Faculty / Staff Database

  • A faculty/staff database is searchable by name, department, research interest/area
  • Additions, removal, and updates to the information appearing in this section must be requested through the SoIC Footprints web request and will completed by the web team

Content Ownership

  • Content under each section of the website is owned by the unit for which the section represents.
  • Regular review of this content is the responsibility of the content owner.  
  • Updates to this content must be initiated by the content owner via a Footprints ticket as part of a communications strategy by the Communications team