Blocks theme for Sites.Krieger sites

We’ve recently updated the WordPress theme on most sites.krieger.jhu.edu websites to give you more editing flexibility, and to make better use of your site. The function, content, and design of your site remain the same. Some sites will be rolled into the new theme over summer and fall. You may notice some slight differences. This theme (the blocks theme) allows users […]


New guidelines for website forms

The Krieger School is now using Gravity Forms on our websites to increase security and better protect form data. Departments will still be able to build webforms and collect responses, but with different standards. Forms that collect the following information should be built on an external tool, preferably Qualtrics: Forms that collect personal information (JHU […]


Events calendar moving to block editor

In late February 2021, all event calendars on Krieger.jhu.edu sites will be moved to the block editor, instead of the classic editor. Users will notice some changes to the interface when adding new events, and events displayed live will be slightly different. Use the brief tutorial on our tutorial videos page to get used to […]


New Guidelines for PDFs and Documents

All PDFs and documents on Krieger websites need to be legally accessible to all users, and legally allowed on the website. Starting September 1, 2020, PDFs that do not meet these standards may be deleted from Krieger School websites. Please consider our PDF guidelines when uploading new documents to your sites. In particular, posters, brochures, and newsletters should not be […]


New Event Calendar Plugin

Krieger Web Services is changing the plugin (software) used to add events and calendars to your website in April. The calendar we have used since 2016 no longer has technical support, but we are pleased to provide you a replacement that works approximately the same as the current plugin. If you do not currently use the […]


Primary Blue color now “Heritage Blue”

Admins may notice a slight change on their websites: the primary blue color now reflects the updated JHU Brand Guidelines. To act as the identifying colors of the university, Heritage Blue is the new primary color. The hex code changes from #0057ac to #002d72.


Websites with Flagship Generic theme will be migrated to KSAS Lab, Faculty, Intranet theme

Websites still using the old Flagship Generic theme will be migrated to the more recent KSAS Lab, Faculty, Intranet Theme in the coming weeks. The current Flagship Generic theme built nearly 7 years ago and contains a several outdated, though still functioning, frameworks and libraries. The Krieger Web Services team has not offered this theme […]