Xerte upgrade 11th August

IT Services will be upgrading Xerte to version 3.11 between 8am and 1pm on Thursday 11th August. During this time, Xerte resources will be unavailable to staff and students. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

This upgrade brings security updates and improved functionality, including:

  • Accessibility enhancements and responsiveness.
  • Improvements to Bootstrap Template.
  • Access codes (password protect sections to add elements of gamification, e.g. Escape Room style content).
  • Improved WYSIWYG editor for text areas.
  • Spellchecker improvements.

We will update the blog when Xerte is available again. If you have any questions, please contact digital-education@bristol.ac.uk

Xerte Server Upgrade Monday 11th April

IT services will be upgrading the PHP version on our Xerte server between 8am and 9am, Monday 11th April.

This update will ensure the ongoing reliability and security of the service. Xerte will be unavailable for the duration of the upgrade. This work will not make changes to Xerte itself.

We will blog again when Xerte is available for staff and students.

Xerte Upgrade Thursday 10th March

Following advice from the Xerte Development Team, IT Services will be upgrading Xerte to version 3.10.5 between 7pm and 9pm on Thursday 10th March. During this time Xerte and resources hosted on the service will be unavailable, e.g. some learning resources will not be accessible on Blackboard.

This upgrade contains important and essential security updates. We apologise for the late notice and timing; however, the upgrade is essential to ensure Xerte remains a safe and secure tool for staff and students.