Wireless Access Sign In

The current version of the new wireless access network (shown below) is running a very early version of the CWD (version 2.0 Aberlour to be specific):

Old wireless access login

The old wireless access login

The new version shown below is running the bleeding edge trunk version of the CWD (2.2 Caperdonich). Hopefully you can see the improvements!

The new wireless access login page

It should be live very soon!

Migrating from CWD 2.1 (Balblair) to CWD 2.2 (Caperdonich)

Caperdonich is approaching and there are a few structural changes that are needed. CWD 2.1 will be retired two weeks after 2.2 is released so existing sites will not work.

We have setup an SVN repository and a Mantis account to track CWD progress.




Updates to <head>

The <head> element should contain the following elements.

<!– Required meta –>
<title>The Common Web Design</title><!– Remember to fill this out –>
<meta name=”description” content=”Unifying the University&#039;s Online Services” /><!– Remember to fill this out –>
<meta name=”application-name” content=”The Common Web Design”/><!– Should be the same as <title> –>
<meta name=”application-url” content=”http://thecwd.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk”/><!– Remember to fill this out –>

<!– Don’t touch this –>
<meta charset=”UTF-8″ />
<link rel=”apple-touch-icon” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/img/icon.png”/>
<link rel=”image_src” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/img/icon.png” />
<link rel=”shortcut icon” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/img/favicon.ico” type=”image/x-icon” />
<meta name=”viewport” content=”initial-scale=1.0″ />
<meta name=”generator” content=”CWD 2.2″ />

<!– Required CSS –>
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/css/base.css” media=”screen” />
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/css/desktop.css” media=”screen” />
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/css/print.css” media=”print” />
<!–[if IE 6]><link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/css/ie6.css” media=”screen” /><![endif]–>
<!–[if IE 7]><link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/css/ie7.css” media=”screen” /><![endif]–>
<!–[if IE 8]><link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/css/ie8.css” media=”screen” /><![endif]–>

<!– Customise CSS –>
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/css/customise.php” media=”screen” />

<!– Site CSS –>
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”/style.css” media=”screen” />


The footer (which comes directly after #content) should be as follows:

<!– The footer – DO NOT ALTER –>
<div id=”footer”>
&copy; 2010 <a href=”http://www.lincoln.ac.uk” title=”University of Lincoln home page”>University of Lincoln</a> &middot; <a href=”http://lincoln.ac.uk/home/legal/index.htm” title=”University of Lincoln policy statements”>Policy Statements</a>


Any JavaScript should be located immediately before the closing <body> tag.

<!– Required JavaScript (includes jQuery and Modernizr) –>
<script src=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/js/javascripts.js” type=”text/javascript”></script>

<!– Widget JavaScript (remove if not needed) –>
<script src=”http://cwd.meerkat.ws/2/2/js/ui.js” type=”text/javascript”></script>

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