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This page lists upcoming training opportunities online and in-person for content editors on Franklin College websites.

Online Training 

The web team offers weekly online training on Wednesdays at 11:15am. Each 30 minute session focuses on one or two small tasks and will be conducted using Zoom online software.

We recommend signing in a few minutes early to ensure your computer configurations are correct before the training begins. The url is: https://zoom.us/j/561368604

Below are the topics for the current semester. 

DateTrainingTypeDetail and/or relevant documentationSign up

 

Publishing and promoting eventsBeginner

Creating Events on your site

Publishing Events to the UGA Calendar of Events

No sign up required; click https://zoom.us/j/561368604 to access the training

 

Welcome to your websiteBeginner

Login help document

Content versus lists of content (views)

Adding and editing content (content types)

Types of fields, intro to the text editor field

Unpublishing or Deleting Content

Getting help

 

Inserting links and files

Beginner

Adding links to content

Inserting PDFs and other Documents

If time: Reducing PDF size

 

Inserting imagesBeginner

Adding images to content

If time: Resizing and Optimizing Large Images

If time: Embedding a Video in a page

 

MenuBeginnerAdding pages to the menu structure

 

QualtricsIntermediateCreating a basic qualtrics form etc...

 

Content controlBeginner

Unpublishing or Deleting Content

Restrict Access to Content

Scheduling Content

Disabling links in the menu

 

Optimizing imagesIntermediate

Guide to Image Sizes

Optimizing Web site Images

Resizing and Optimizing Large Images

 

TBD

The rest of fall semester training is TBD based on feedback 




In-Person Training

The web team offers in-person training a few times a year in Gilbert Hall. Sessions are up to 2 hours and include time to practice and/or ask questions. Users are welcome to bring a personal laptop, but if we are in a computer lab, computers will be available.   

Please use the Sign Up Forms so we know you expect to attend.

Date and TimeTraining NameDetailsLevelLocationSign up Form/Feedback Survey
December 5, 2019; 2-4pmBasic Website TrainingOverview on working with your website, including logging in, adding images, links, files, working with the slideshow, and web accessibility.BeginnerGilbert Hall, 113 (computer lab)

A note on the levels

Beginner

Suitable for beginners or content editors looking for a refresher.

Intermediate

For content editors who feel confident with the basics of working with their site and are looking to do more.

Advanced

Special topics for confident content editors.

Other training

As a reminder, we have a wealth of self-help documents in our Knowledge Base under Drupal Support.

Training Archive

Online Training Archive

DateTrainingTypeDetail
Wednesday
04/03/2019
11am 
Inserting ImagesFoundational

Learn how to upload images and insert them next to text on your site. We'll also discuss alignment, captioning, and alternative text for images. We'll troubleshoot common issues and talk about optimal image sizes.

Wednesday
04/10/2019
11am 
Links and FilesFoundationalInserting links using button on text editor field to pages on sites and pages on other sites. Uploading and linking to files. Accessible links.
Wednesday
04/17/2019
11am 
Working with the menuFoundationalWhat content belongs in the menu and two ways to put it here.
Wednesday
04/24/2019
11am 
Optimizing ImagesBeyond the BasicsDifference between image field and text editor field. Understanding how one image gets used throughout the site.

Wednesday
05/01/2019
11am 

Qualtrics in place of PDF formsIntermediateHow to create a basic Qualtrics form and embed it on your site. Stephanie can request accounts for attendees.

In Person Training Archive

Date and TimeTraining NameDetailsLevelLocation

Thursday
03/07/2019
2-3:20pm

Basic Website TrainingOverview on working with your website, including logging in, adding images, links, files, working with the slideshow, and web accessibility.FoundationalGilbert Hall 121
Thursday
03/07/2019
3:30-4:50pm
Optimizing Your WebsiteBest practices for page layout, including headings, images and links. Optimizing images. Making "Events" show up automatically on the UGA Master Calendar. Making data tables mobile friendly. Beyond the Basics + IntermediateGilbert Hall 122

Thursday
05/09/2019
10-11am 

Google Analytics: Understanding Your Site's VisitorsUnderstanding the data we have collected about your visitors over the years using Google Analytics. Note, due to the personalized nature of this training, seats are limited. Please sign up in advance.IntermediateGilbert Hall 122
August 13, 2019; 2-4pmBasic Website TrainingOverview on working with your website, including logging in, adding images, links, files, working with the slideshow, and web accessibility.BeginnerGilbert Hall, 113 (computer lab)

Please email Lauren via lblais@uga.edu

Canceled due to lack of sign ups.

See our weekly Online Training section below for more opportunities

Login

To manage any part of your web site, you will have to be logged into the Drupal CMS.

If you need help logging in, please review this login help document. 

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