Mercury Upgrade: September 27, 2016

On September 27, 2016, Institute Communications' Web Team upgraded Mercury from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. Here are the major changes.

  • Groups now have more fine-grained Roles and Permissions. We recommend Group managers review and update Roles for their members. By default, every member of a Group other than the Manager currently has these Group Roles: media editor, media manager, event editor, event manager, news editor, news manager, feed editor.
  • The Feeds interface has been improved and is now simpler to use.
  • Creating and editing content in the Mercury system now uses a different web address: http://edit.hg.gatech.edu . Note that this will not effect any Mercury XML feeds.

If you find bugs in the new system, please let Institute Communications know using the Mercury Support Request Form