Add wayfinding tools on your site.
Last reviewed: September 12, 2023
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|
|description of North Campus||/content/shared/university/page-content/aboutub/campuses/north_campus||live example description of North Campus|
|description of South Campus||/content/shared/university/page-content/aboutub/campuses/south_campus||live example description of South Campus|
|description of Downtown Campus||/content/shared/university/page-content/aboutub/campuses/downtown_campus||live example description of Downtown Campus|
|description of all our schools and colleges||/content/shared/university/page-content/schools-and-colleges||live example description of all our schools and colleges|
|description of each school and college ||look in /content/shared/university/page-content/schools-and-colleges/||(each block on the above example) |
|description of the Buffalo-Niagara Region with additional pages on topics such as 'affordable living'||/content/shared/university/page-content/the-buffalo-niagara-region||live example description of the Buffalo-Niagara Region|
|visitor's guide with campus maps||/content/shared/university/page-content/visitor-s-guide||live example visitor's guide|
|UB facts & figures: |
general, demographic, financial, or all three
(This page is all three, or use one of the child pages.)
|live example UB facts & figures|
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):