With the transition to Drupal, a content management system, we've provided a suite of training materials and resources for content experts. Please review below.

Web Writing Best Practices

College of Education Style Guide

Updating Faculty/Staff Bio Information

  1. Log in to the site with your UWNetID (under "Quick Links" at top right of screen)

  2. Click on your name in the black bar at the top of the screen (Where it says "Hello XXXXXXX")

  3. Click on the "Edit" tab

  4. Click on the gray "Faculty" or "Stafff" link at the upper right of the screen

  5. Edit your information within the available fields. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR INFORMATION WILL NOT BE ARCHIVED SO DOUBLE-CHECK YOUR ENTRIES BEFORE SAVING.

  6. The following link provides an overview of the initial training offered to faculty for directory, bio maintenance, research interests, uploading images/files, video, and research overview. Click here to view the Drupal Training for Faculty.

List of Content Supervisors and Content Experts

Click here for a full list of content supervisors and content experts. 

Adding an Event

  1. Login

  2. Go to My Workbench in the upper left corner

  3. Go to 'Create Content' and select 'Event'

  4. Fill out the required fields. Users are strongly encouraged to include a brief event description and a link for more information when appropriate. To display your event on the right sidebar of a specific section, use the "News Sidebar Context" select list.  To select more than one context, use Command-Click and click on each of the pertinent items.

  5. Save and submit for moderation.

Policy on Changing Program or Field of Study Content

Please submit a tech request for all program title or field of study name changes. While faculty content experts may edit content in the body of pages, all large programmatic changes must be approved by the content supervisor. After submitting a tech request, you will receive a follow-up email within 24 - 48 hours. 

Working with Images

We strongly encourage you to resize your images to the lowest necessary resolution. Images of more than 2mb can't be uploaded via Drupal, and there's rarely any reason to require an image of more than 100kb.

Images can be resized in Photoshop or other image editors, or using free online services such as the Free Online Picture Resizer.

Further Resources:

Adding an Accordion to Your Page

An accordion can help to reduce clutter and page length by hiding information on your page until an accordion-enabled link is clicked (just as you had to click the title above to read this content).  To add one, you need to follow these steps:

  1. In the 'Body' field on your page, click 'Switch to plain text editor,' directly below the Body frame

  2. At the top of the page, add this exact code: <p>[accordion]</p>

  3. The accordion uses the Header 2 (<h2>) elements on the page to trigger its effect.  For each Header 2, add an 'id' attribute

  4. '<h2>First header</h2>' becomes '<h2 id="accordion1">First header</h2>, <h2>Second header</h2>' becomes '<h2 id="accordion2">Second header</h2>, and so on, changing each '<h2>' to '<h2 id=accordion[n]>', where [n] indicates the header number

  5. At the bottom of your page, close the accordion square brackets.