Tech Documentation

Announcements in Drupal

Posted July 18, 2018

Announcements are items that can be submitted to the Daily Digest e-newsletter via a form. Announcements can appear up to twice in the e-newsletter. They include a headline, information of up to 200 characters, and an optional link to a website for more information. Creating an Announcement: Drupal Users: Content->Add Content->Annonuncement and fill out the […]

Events in Drupal

Posted May 23, 2018
anonymous user way to promote event form

“Events in Drupal” are advertisements of your event on the web site and also in the Daily Digest. Please note you will still need to book your room through the Conferences and Events department. Creating an Event: Drupal Users: Content->Add Content->Event. Non-Drupal Users: Navigate to and select “Promote Your Event” from the left hand […]

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.  

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Log in and find content in Drupal

Posted May 20, 2014

Log in: Log in from 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 […]