UMKC Header and Footer Updates

UPDATE: We will not be launching this change in January. Due to unforeseen delays, we will make the change at a future date.

We have made changes to the UMKC header and footer to streamline the code and eliminate conflicts with popular frameworks like Bootstrap.

View the example page with new header and footer

Because these changes are more significant than updates we’ve made in the past, we have created a new process for rolling out the change. The header and footer will be updated on the main website, first and then rolled out to the other servers.

Update Timeline

November 22
A duplicate of umkc-standard.css has been created and named umkc-styles.css. The two files are identical except for file name.

November 25 – January 30
Every page on that references and uses includes for the header and footer needs be updated to import instead.

We will replace these files with updated code for the header/footer:

IMPORTANT: If your site is on and still referencing when the header and footer are replaced, your site will break.

If your website is on and you are not using the standard includes, or if you want to make the updates yourself, you will need to download the new versions of the header/footer and implement them on your site on this date.

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