UMB Website Improvements

The CPA Web Team is proud of the websites we build and maintain, but as with everything, there’s always room for improvement.

We work hard to address user feedback, identify and improve upon weak spots in our templates, and develop useful new features as needed. Check back for updates on the site-wide changes we’ve made.

Our CMS is being upgraded to the latest version.

November 26, 2018

TerminalFour, the content management system used to maintain university websites, is being upgraded from version 7 to version 8.

The Common Calendar’s Now a Bit More Convenient

February 02, 2018

The University’s Elm Common Calendar has been updated to begin on the current day by default.

Be Notified When a Page is Updated

January 18, 2018

Do you want to receive email notifications to let you know whenever a particular web page is updated?

Anchor Links Now Auto-Scroll Sitewide

December 08, 2017

We’ve implemented a site-wide script that allows anchor links on the same page to smoothly scroll to their target instead of instantly jumping to it.

A Facelift for Our Slideshows

September 05, 2017

As one of the most prominently displayed templates on many of our webpages, the internal slideshows were due for a facelift.

Better Sharing on Social Media

June 15, 2017

News articles will now display better excerpts and images when shared on social media.

A New Banner Image Template

April 10, 2017

A new template has been developed to give certain branches of the site their own unique visual identity and some additional visual flair.

Websites Migrated to More Reliable Servers

March 30, 2017

University websites have been migrated to Amazon Web Services servers, which promise to be more reliable than the previous hosting service.

Search Results Overhaul

November 15, 2016

The search results interface has been reconfigured for clarity and ease of use.

Web Tips

June 13, 2016

If you work with web content on, look forward to tips, tricks, and best practices in our new Web Tips.

A Focus on Accessibility

April 08, 2016

We have renewed our focus on web accessibility through analysis and research.

Introducing the Contact Box

March 07, 2016

Our new Contact Box will make it easier than ever to find the contact information you need.

We've Heard Your Feedback!

February 12, 2016

Based on feedback from user testing and survey results, the CPA web team plans to make a wide range of revisions to the University of Maryland, Baltimore website templates. First up are several improvements to make searching our site a smoother experience.

The New Responsive Design

November 26, 2014

In web terminology, "responsive" means the site can adapt to provide an optimal viewing experience on a wide range of devices, from desktop computers to tablets and mobile phones.

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