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Guidelines

New Button

July 29, 2013
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New Button

Web Services launched a new button feature recently. It is designed to make “call-to-action” links more visible and prominent.   Users look for calls-to-action when navigating online, such as: Apply Make a gift Read more Request info Visit To add the button, simply add it from the template dropdown menu in the Drupal Dashboard. Be…

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How to Organize PDF’s and Images in Drupal

July 27, 2011
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How to Organize PDF’s and Images in Drupal

To help keep Drupal organized, certain steps should be taken before uploading files. File Names Before uploading a PDF or image, make sure the file name has the following: All lower case letters The department that will use this PDF or image What is in the PDF or image Hyphens between each word PDF example:…

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Photos should be RGB not CMYK

July 5, 2011
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Photos should be RGB not CMYK

Photos color profiles should be set to RGB not CMYK. Images whose color profiles are set to CMYK do not render properly on any computer running iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod). Also, CMYK images do not render in Internet Explorer. If you change the image to an RGB color profile, it will render properly on all…

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Drupal Manual updated

March 28, 2011
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The Drupal manual has been recently updated with clearer directions and more information. Download a copy »

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New Photo Archive

December 2, 2010
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New Photo Archive

The Office of Communications & Marketing announces its brand new photo repository, PhotoShelter. You can download and format Emerson photos for use on Emerson.edu using the password “emersonlions.” Browse PhotoShelter »

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Guidelines Now Available

November 12, 2010
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Web Services just released guidelines for writing for the web, PDFs, photography, and videos. Find out: Tips on how to best write for Emerson.edu Formatting do’s and don’ts Standard photo sizes Types of right promos How to create a PDF How to find photos on campus How to submit your photos to the Emerson Flickr…

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