This video covers almost anything you need to know in order to set up and use the blog feature of your website on augsburg.edu.
WordPress is the content management system (CMS) that runs the Augsburg College website. This video will show you around the administrator area of WordPress. I recommend you log into the website and look around as you follow the video. After that, see more tutorials on the Documentation and Videos pages.
Headlines are important. They tell me whether or not a section of a web page might interest me. I’ve been noticing some less-than-grabbing headlines on A-mail lately, so I thought A-mail would make a good case study in good headlines versus bad ones. Continue reading
When you are using WordPress, you are probably used to seeing this by default:
This is called the Visual editor. Notice how there are two tabs at the top right of the text box and the one labeled “Visual” is selected. The Visual editor is called that because it shows you an approximation of what the page will actually look like on the website. Headings look like headings, you can see each image and its size, etc. You use this to do most of your editing on the site. But there is another option Continue reading
UPDATED SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
So far, 28 people have completed my survey about web trainings. If you haven’t done it yet, please do. You should have received an email with “Web Training Survey” as the subject line that contains a link to the survey. Continue reading
This morning I sent out a survey to all website content managers. This survey will help me see what meeting times are best for most people, as well as feedback on what topics you would like to see covered in this year’s training sessions.
Please fill out the survey now! Continue reading