FAQ About Online Branding
Beginning in January 2013, MU will start rolling out a new look for the university branded sites
Why is this change happening?
More importantly, the design changes bring us additional Section 508 accessibility compliance, and introduces a responsive design that adapts to the device a user is visitor is using, preventing the need to maintain separate mobile or tablet versions of content.
What does the new design look like?
Sites available with the new branding are listed and linked from the Online Branding Standards and Resources site.
The design focuses on clear, readable type, margins that ease readability and draw attention to important text, and consolidate University branding so that it is similar across a variety of sites.
Along with the launch, an Electronic Branding Guide is being made available to use as a reference when building your own content.
When will my site be included in the new design?
A standard WordPress theme incorporating the new branding is being made available to all sites using the content management system.
Additionally, an HTML template is also available for download that provides a stem site that includes the new branding.
All of these resources are being made available at the You have complete control over the content of your site. Design elements, limitations and restrictions are covered in detail in the Electronic Branding Guide.