Friday, December 9, 2022

This month saw significant investments in the backend architecture of the SiteNow platform, including the addition of a fourth hosting application as well as module and dependency updates. Development also began for several sites including the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, Facilities, Classrooms, and the beginnings of three article migrations for Iowa Now.

New features and improvements:

  • Events that span multiple days and are currently in progress will now appear in the Events block
  • Print styles have been added for SiteNow v3 webpages
  • Featured images and page titles now appear "stacked" on mobile views
  • The Event content type has been updated to support search engine optimized parent/child relationships
  • The Periodical content type has been created


  • 4K image support for UI Signage has been fixed
  • Hotfix was deployed to fix events listings display issues.
  • Resolved an issue where Related By Tag information was being displayed on unintended content types
  • Fixed issue with backend Page display settings 
  • Updated display of certain multi-day events in which only the first date was included
  • Fixed an issue where the limit of 2 top links was not applied for all sites

Notable Launches

  • has moved to
  • has been updated with a new navigation pattern