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Preparing Images for the Web in Adobe Photoshop

Posted July 20, 2018

Before uploading your images to Drupal, it’s important to correctly crop, size, and optimize them to ensure they will display correctly and be accessible. The instructions below are for performing those tasks within Adobe Photoshop. Insert the desired image into Photoshop There are two ways to insert images into Photoshop. Method 1: Click on File […]

Preparing Images for the Web in MS Word 2016

Posted March 19, 2018

Before uploading your images to Drupal, it’s important to correctly crop, size, and optimize them to ensure they will display correctly and be accessible. The document below provides instructions for performing those tasks within MS Word 2016 on Windows and MacOS.  

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 with questions.

Log into staging to view your Drupal site in progress

Posted August 19, 2016

Go to 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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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