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BUILT WITH THE NEEDS OF
HIGHER EDUCATION IN MIND

POWERED BY ACQUIA LIGHTING

OpenEDU is a pre-configured Drupal 8 implementation specifically built with the needs of higher education in mind

It helps accelerate development of sites by providing a “kickstart” set of features & configurations. 

OpenEDU provides the base platform for educational websites, and then allows for customization as needed for organizations’ specific situation.

OpenEDU, Powered by Acquia Lightning is a joint collaboration between ImageX (North America), 1x Internet (Europe), Acquia and over a dozen higher-education institutions in both Canada and US. 

The OpenEDU leadership group collaborates regularly with higher-education groups around the world, speaking with users and stakeholders, presenting at industry conferences, and building sites for the key needs of colleges, universities and other education groups.

The latest release of OpenEDU is powered by the Acquia Lightning distribution. It is developed and maintained by ImageX and 1xINTERNET.

This release includes:

THE POWER OF OPENEDU

Each educational institution typically has common elements; but also specific technological, branding, and usage needs. OpenEDU is a solution highly tuned and ready to go for higher-ed organizations, yet still fully customizable.

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WHY USE OPENEDU FOR YOUR HIGHER ED WEBSITE?

  • It saves time & money. Create your higher education websites with pre-built
    components that accelerate development, on the premier open source CMS in higher
    education, Drupal 8
  • It’s a solution designed to support the need for flexible, yet cohesive branding across a
    complex higher education structure of colleges, schools, and programs
  • It provides a user experience that aligns with higher-education organizations’ key
    needs, such as audience-driven menus, campus directories, and a program page
    structure tailored to key audiences

WHAT'S NEXT FOR OPENEDU?

  • Creating subsections for departments, empowering a broader group of content editors while maintaining brand standards

  • Standardizing out-of-the-box widgets that can be easily reused or adapted by global
    users
  • Easy integration with third-party solutions and key functionality, such as Localist event
    management

The OpenEDU team has been working with higher education and industry stakeholders, listening closely to what the market is looking for in a Drupal website solution. Key features that are consistently asked for are already built into OpenEDU, with more extensible features coming, including:

  • Comprehensive “site owner” documentation, such as site style guides, to help users
    leverage the features of OpenEDU
  • On-page editing tools:
    1) SEO Tracker
    2) Google Analytics integration
    3) Supports Accessibility Checker
  • Support for Events, including Calendar integration
  • Advanced Form builder
  • Improved Enterprise Search functionality
  • Upgraded to Bootstrap 4
  • Drupal Core 8.5.1 update
  • Security update DRUPAL-PSA-2018-001 (issued March 28, 2018) and
    DRUPAL-PSA-2018-003

BUILT WITH THE NEEDS OF
HIGHER EDUCATION IN MIND

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