Add wayfinding tools on your site.
This feature works comparably in both the Classic and Flex UI versions of the UBCMS. In the future, screenshots and language will be updated to reflect Flex UI.
Last reviewed: May 3, 2021
University Communications curates general information about our university and the Buffalo-Niagara Region, including commonly requested resources such as the visitor's guide directions and detailed campus maps. Authors are encouraged to use this content on their own sites.
|Subject||Location in Shared Content ||Example|
|visitor's guide||/content/shared/university/page-content/visitor-s-guide||live example visitor's guide|
|map of Downtown Campus||/content/shared/university/modules/downtown-campus-map||live example map of Downtown Campus|
|map of North Campus||/content/shared/university/modules/north-campus-map||live example map of North Campus|
|map of South Campus||/content/shared/university/modules/south-campus-map||live example map of South Campus|
|map of all three campuses||/content/shared/university/modules/regional-map||live example map of all three campuses|
UB's own interactive map includes layers of information about each campus' academic and administrative buildings and services, such as dining areas, residences, and transportation.
Linking Directly to the Interactive Map
It is not difficult to build a link directly into the interactive campus map so that a specific campus, layer, or building is featured.
The pattern for the URL should be the complete URL, then a hash (#), then the campus, and then optionally a layer. (The campus is required for a layer to show.) The campus and layer designations are case sensitive.
For example (North Campus and the dining layer):
Below are all the campus and layer designations:
Campus - URL parameter
Layer – URL parameter
The best way to link directly to a building is to open the information window for the building and copy the Share Link.
For example (Crofts Hall):