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Web-Related Resources

A variety of computing and web-related resources are available through the university and the Internet. The following links will show you where to find some of the more frequently requested services and information.

Validators and Code Checkers

Unicorn - W3C's Unified Validator

This W3C Validator performs validation for XHTML, CSS, mobile, and feeds.

Total Validator

Total Validator is a free one-stop, all-in-one validator that checks HTML, accessibility, spelling, and links. Includes the ability to take screenshots with different browsers to see what your web pages really look like.

Cynthia Says

The Cynthia Says portal is a web content accessibility validation solution designed to identify errors in your content related to Section 508 standards and/or the WCAG guidelines.

Web Accessibility Guidelines

Review the World Wide Web Consortium's accessibility guidelines for making web content accessible to people with disabilities.

Web Server Statistics

Google Analytics

Learn where your visitors are coming from and how they interact with your site with Google Analytics. Accounts are free.

Stat Counter

Insert a simple piece of our code on your web page or blog and you will be able to analyze and monitor visitors to your website in real time. Accounts are free.

Analog

To help track web traffic and search-engine inquiries made by visitors to the UNLV web server, we've installed a log file analysis program called Analog. To view the reports generated by Analog, visit our Web Server Stats Page and click on the month/year that interests you. For information on interpreting the various reports, refer to Analog's online documentation.

Other Campus Resources

Email Accounts

Faculty and staff can apply for a Lotus Notes email account. Features include calendaring, instant messaging, and web access. For those who prefer a POP3 account, Rebelmail accounts are available. Contact the IT Help Desk at x50777 for more information.

WebCampus

WebCampus is a software application that allows faculty to develop web courses or materials without knowing how to program in HTML. It offers online quizzes, student tracking, interactive discussion threads, realtime chat, and more.

Web Classes

The Division of Educational Outreach offers a series of courses on webpage development. From coding with HTML to using web applications such as Dreamweaver to creating images with Photoshop, courses are available for students of all skill levels.