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SOS Website Enhancements 2018

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Project Name SOS Website Enhancements 2018
Description Project to update the design of the SOS website and to add additional features that could be integrated by external websites
Start Date 07/03/2018
Status in progress
End Date

Project Updates

Date User Comments
2019-03-19 10:43:56 Soumya Parisa This update also relocates the messages and makes emergency alerts more prominent. No further updates to these features are planned. The next step is to redesign the look of the sos.troy.edu website itself.
2019-03-19 10:43:41 Soumya Parisa Code was previously provided to Marcom for use in the new troy.edu website. New SOSerator code was deployed with the new my.troy.edu website. On March 14, 2019, an additional enhancement was delivered to my.troy.edu that will provide full SOS messages for high level alerts directly to the MY portal.
2018-10-23 08:22:40 Soumya Parisa 08/13/2018 - Began redesign of the SOS website using a new template with the goal of updating the look of the site and making it easier to read the more critical elements of the page.
2018-10-23 08:22:19 Soumya Parisa 08/08/2018 - Web Division staff developed a customized version of the SOSerator script and implemented it on the helpdesk.troy.edu site. This version displays a different graphic when there is an active system notice.
2018-10-23 08:22:02 Soumya Parisa 08/06/2018 - Developed a script to parse the JSON file and output the information as RSS. Initial testing worked well but further development is required. This component is currently on hold.
2018-10-23 08:21:00 Soumya Parisa 07/13/2018 - The SOSerator script was deployed to the sos.troy.edu website and a manual was provided to IT staff regarding the management of the JSON files.
2018-10-23 08:20:46 Soumya Parisa 07/10/2018 - Alpha version of the SOSerator scripts were completed with demo pages available for testing and review.
2018-10-23 08:20:32 Soumya Parisa 07/03/2018 - Began work on converting safety and system alert notifications from HTML content into a JSON file for use in the SOS website as well as external websites. This also required the development of a JavaScript script to read the data and display information based on the value of fields in the JSON files.