Lindy Foster

Logistics for switching to new UI

Discussion created by Lindy Foster on Apr 28, 2016
Latest reply on May 17, 2016 by Clint Jacobsen

We plan to make the switch to the new UI on June 15, 2016, the middle of our one week break between Spring 2016 and Summer 2016 terms. We have custom branding that we've tried out in Test, and have a couple of custom JavaScripts that we'll need to deploy. But there is apparently no way to save the entire new UI setup, and simply import it into production.

What have others done, or plan to do, at the actual time of conversion? I guess I'm just going to schedule it for a super quiet time, like 4am, since I'll have to (1) switch to new UI; (2) fix up the branding; and (3) deploy the needed JS. If someone is using our Canvas instance at that time, this is going to look pretty confusing. Naturally, we will communicate this in advance, but there are always users who don't get the memo.

Any ideas out there for how to avoid these issues?