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Financial Aid content in Drupal

Posted June 5, 2014

Financial Aid content is constructed using two content types: Aid (for types of financial aid) and Policy (for policies regarding financial aid), which are embedded in pages for the appropriate audiences. Aid Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Aid Complete the required fields. Be sure your title is specific enough to find it in the list of […]

Video in Drupal

Posted June 3, 2014
embedded video versus use of video content type

The Video content type is placed on Pages. Usually you will embed video within the Body Text of Pages, but the Video content type is recommended in the following circumstances: The video needs to be reused in other Pages You want to include specific information with the video. You want to place the video within […]

Admissions Officers in Drupal

Posted June 3, 2014
filtering by type=admissions officer

Used to add admissions officers to the list of officers on Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Admissions Officer Complete required fields. Editing: Go to Content and filter by Type=Admissions Officer Find the correct Officer in the list and click “edit” next to their name. Update the appropriate fields. Note: You can remove a country or […]

Trips and Trip Leaders in Drupal

Posted June 3, 2014
sorting by content type=trip leader

Used for Alumnae travel. Add your Trip Leader first if they are not already listed. To check if a Leader is listed, go to Content and filter for Type=Trip Leader   To add a Trip Leader, go to Content->Add Content->Trip Leader     Complete the fields in the Main Content tab. The Section should be […]

Facts in Drupal

Posted May 29, 2014

Facts are brief facts about Bryn Mawr which may be displayed randomly in the right sidebar of a Page or Landing Page. See Bryn Mawr’s Promise for examples. Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Fact Administrative Title: Shown only to logged in Drupal users to help find your fact. Image: Use Communications’ default lantern images designed to […]

Homepage content in Drupal

Posted May 21, 2014
homepage slide

Note: The homepage content types are only available to Site Editors. If you have suggestions for homepage content, please contact College Communications.   Homepage The homepage consists of the Carousel (populated by the Homepage Slide content type) and feature blocks below it, populated primarily by the External Link content type and the Alert content type. […]

File Names for Web Pages and Blogs: Best Practices

Posted May 6, 2013

It’s best to be consistent and keep things simple when naming files for your website. You may need more complex naming conventions and multiple versions of files on your hard drive or shared drive, but simplifying file names for the web decreases the risk that your links will break or that some people will have […]

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