Drupal Features Roadmap

The CSE Web Development team has a running list of Drupal features they are planning to add.

We will update this list as needed. If you do not see a Drupal feature you would like to have added, fill out the Drupal Features Request form.

Features planned

  • College-Wide Events Interface
  • 4 Year Plans Round 1
  • Style Guide
  • Person Content Type
  • Restrict Docs from Site
  • Print CSS
  • Improve Image Management [Gallery Delete By Unit]
  • Intranets
  • News Embargos
  • College Curation of Department Articles
  • Career Center Section & Student Services Section
  • Social Media Integration (College and Unit)
  • Mega Menus
  • Old content alert, schedule start/end
  • The Hub
  • SMC to Drupal, dynamic content
  • Courses Feed
  • Student News RSS Feed


  • Site Management Page Enhancements
  • Easy Buttons for Onboard/Go Live
  • Accessibility Review
  • Tags
  • Publications
  • Banner-Header Types
  • Footer Streamlining [improves performance]
  • Image Restructuring
  • Tom Shield's Stuff
  • Workbench Access Performance Issues
  • Widget enhancement
  • Weather Widget
  • CSS Refactor
  • Alert content type
  • Hover Menu
  • Search Replacement
  • Convert Theme To Folwell
  • Sub-unit setup without parent

Features Roadmap for Fall 2019

Site Management page enhancements (ULE)

Streamlines onboarding of departments and units to the CSE site by creating department-in-production sites, account management, and improving user navigation experience in the content editing phase. 

Image restructuring

Deadline: Sept. 27, 2019

Improves consistency in how images are stored and used in the system and addresses the root causes of several long-standing bugs.

Image delete

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2019

Integrates the ability to delete images from department databases, reduces multiple image build-up, and improves performance. 

Banner headers

Deadline: Oct. 11, 2019 

Improves current banner-header widget for better site editor ease of use.

Four-Year Plans

Deadline: Partially done by Oct. 18, 2019

Finds a replacement system for current CSE Career Services documents stored on the Google Shared Drive, which is inaccessible to some groups.

Restrict docs

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2019

Removes the ability to add non-image files to the site to reduce size impact to the site and sets up a process to store and manage documents.

Intranets approach

Deadline: Nov. 8, 2019

Finds a way for groups with intranets embedded into their sites to keep their own intranet logins embedded where necessary. 

Style Guide - Folwell integration

Deadline: TBD

Integrates UMN Folwell and replaces several elements of the CSE Folwell theme.

Print CSS

Deadline: TBD

Creates a consistent, clean way of presenting site information in print form.

CSS refactor

Deadline: TBD

Cleans up work from previous contractors prior to CSE Drupal 8 Go-Live.

SMC to Drupal

Deadline: TBD

Integrates Salesforce Marketing Cloud's marketing automation and analytics software for traffic use.