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'Legacy: Adobe Contribute' Archive

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.

Create a new Connection in Contribute (CS5)

Posted August 5, 2016
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Open Contribute by searching for Contribute, or going to Start->All Programs in Windows (or start it from the Finder or the Dock on your Mac ) When Contribute opens, click “Website Connection” under “Create New” at this welcome screen: After you click ‘Create Connection,’ a dialogue box will appear. Click ‘Next’ to begin. In the […]

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 […]

Website Image Size and Format Guide

Posted June 14, 2012
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For image width dimensions (in pixels)  for specific uses, see typical page layout below. Click image to enlarge. A text-only list version is available at the end of this guide. See the Drupal image positioning guide for further information on the image options available in the WYSIWYG editor/body area. These options apply to our Drupal […]

Making a new page in Contribute

Posted October 25, 2010
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If your pages use the Bryn Mawr templates, you should always copy an existing page to create a new page using the same template. Otherwise you will get a blank white page without the Bryn Mawr logo or navigation. To create a new page… 1. In Contribute, navigate to a page in your site with […]

Contribute Basics– editing, links, publishing, etc.

Posted October 21, 2010
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Contribute Quick Start Guide Adobe Contribute is both a web browser and editor in one. Use the Contribute browser to view websites just as you would any other web browser. When used as an editor, Contribute enables you to easily update content. You can add new pages, edit text, and insert links and images, as […]

Working with Images in Contribute

Posted October 21, 2010
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Working with Images in Contribute Inserting an image from your computer 1. Place the cursor where you would like the image to appear. 2. Click the Image button, then select From My Computer (note: You may select an image you’ve already uploaded by selecting “From Website”) 3. Browse to your image and click Select. Note: […]

Updating PDF or Word documents on your site

Posted October 20, 2010
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If you have uploaded a document (such as a PDF or Word document) via Contribute, you may need to update that document later. 1. Edit the document on your computer as usual, then save it with the same file name it currently has on the web. Important: If the file names do not match (including […]

Adding and Formatting a Table for Your Webpage

Posted September 10, 2010
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The Contribute manual includes these  instructions for adding and working with tables. Important notes for use of tables with the Bryn Mawr templates: Please use tables for displaying tabular data, not for centering text or performing other layout functions. If you have a table in a Microsoft Excel or Word document, it generally works best […]

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