This page lists upcoming training opportunities online and in-person for content editors on Franklin College websites.
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.
|Date||Training||Type||Detail and/or relevant documentation||Sign up|
|Publishing and promoting events||Beginner|
Creating Events on your site
|No sign up required; click https://zoom.us/j/561368604 to access the training|
|Welcome to your website||Beginner|
Content versus lists of content (views)
Adding and editing content (content types)
Types of fields, intro to the text editor field
Inserting links and files
If time: Reducing PDF size
If time: Resizing and Optimizing Large Images
If time: Embedding a Video in a page
|Menu||Beginner||Adding pages to the menu structure|
|Qualtrics||Intermediate||Creating a basic qualtrics form etc...|
Disabling links in the menu
The rest of fall semester training is TBD based on feedback
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 Time||Training Name||Details||Level||Location||Sign up Form/Feedback Survey|
|December 5, 2019; 2-4pm||Basic Website Training||Overview on working with your website, including logging in, adding images, links, files, working with the slideshow, and web accessibility.||Beginner||Gilbert Hall, 113 (computer lab)|
A note on the levels
Suitable for beginners or content editors looking for a refresher.
For content editors who feel confident with the basics of working with their site and are looking to do more.
Special topics for confident content editors.
As a reminder, we have a wealth of self-help documents in our Knowledge Base under Drupal Support.
Online Training Archive
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.
|Links and Files||Foundational||Inserting links using button on text editor field to pages on sites and pages on other sites. Uploading and linking to files. Accessible links.|
|Working with the menu||Foundational||What content belongs in the menu and two ways to put it here.|
|Optimizing Images||Beyond the Basics||Difference between image field and text editor field. Understanding how one image gets used throughout the site.|
|Qualtrics in place of PDF forms||Intermediate||How to create a basic Qualtrics form and embed it on your site. Stephanie can request accounts for attendees.|
In Person Training Archive
|Date and Time||Training Name||Details||Level||Location|
|Basic Website Training||Overview on working with your website, including logging in, adding images, links, files, working with the slideshow, and web accessibility.||Foundational||Gilbert Hall 121|
|Optimizing Your Website||Best 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 + Intermediate||Gilbert Hall 122|
|Google Analytics: Understanding Your Site's Visitors||Understanding 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.||Intermediate||Gilbert Hall 122|
Canceled due to lack of sign ups.
See our weekly Online Training section below for more opportunities
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If you need help logging in, please review this login help document.
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