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Web Accessibility Guidelines

Posted August 29, 2017
Jie Cheng ‘16 with Assistant Professor Yan Kung in a science lab

Please contact Deb Alder, Access Services Director, (x7531) with questions or concerns about access to information on our website. Web Services and Access Services work together to assure that information on Bryn Mawr College web pages is as accessible as possible. Types of Content Audio and Video Headings Images Links Tables Text Titles Common Accessibility Concerns […]

Web Content and Writing Style Guide

Posted October 17, 2016

The Web Content and Style Guide is produced by Bryn Mawr Communications. Contact czavisca@brynmawr.edu with questions.

Log into staging to view your Drupal site in progress

Posted August 19, 2016
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Go to https://staging.brynmawr.edu/user You must be logged in via the VPN if you are off campus. Log in with your Bryn Mawr username and password You will know you are logged in if you see a black bar across the screen with “Hello username”. The welcome screen will contain a list of your sections. In […]

News Articles in Drupal

Posted August 28, 2015
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Creating an Article See also News Article Content Style Guidelines from College Communications. From your section management screen, select “Article” Complete required fields. Main Content Primary Image appears at the top of the article, and in article listings/teasers with images. Title is used as the image caption, as well as a tool tip when the […]

Upload and Link to Documents in Drupal

Posted August 4, 2015
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Link to an Existing Document To link to a document that is already in Drupal from a Page or other content types with the WYSIWYG editor. Type your desired link text. Highlight the link text. Click the link button In the “Search Content” box, begin typing the name of your file. Your file should appear […]

Images in Drupal

Posted April 21, 2015
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In the Drupal Rich Text editor in Pages and in various other content types, you can add images via the media uploader, and control their positioning. Resize and crop images before uploading to Drupal, using the recommended image sizes and formats in our guide. Add an image To add an image, browse to it on […]

Navigation Menus in Drupal

Posted March 11, 2015
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Adding pages to your site’s left navigation menu Note: Pages you add to a section’s left menu must also belong to that section. The left menu is only for navigating within a section. Links to other sections should be placed in the body of the page or the right column. Adding links to other sections within Drupal will […]

Pages in Drupal

Posted May 21, 2014
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Contents: Adding a page Editing main content Links Carousel Feature Box Embedded Stories Text Linkset Image Linkset Sidebar Saving Content Positioning and Moving Content Log in and choose the section in which you want to create or edit a page.   The Section Management Screen: When you first log in, you will see a page listing […]

Log in and find content in Drupal

Posted May 20, 2014
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Log in: Log in from https://www.brynmawr.edu/user On your user home screen, you will see links to your sections, and your faculty/staff biography. Click on the name of one of your sections to edit or add content within that section. Section Management Page: Once you’re on the page for managing a section, you can search for […]

Web Forms (Wufoo)

Posted October 23, 2013

Which form solution is right for me? Consult the College protocol for online forms and surveys and talk with LITS to determine the correct choice. Several form services are in use and supported across campus. LITS can help with: Wufoo – used for most online forms, such as simple web forms or surveys. Formsite- used for […]

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