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Want a New Social Media Page?

Social Media

Great! Step one: Go through Web Services. Fill out a Social Media Request form or a Blog Request Form. Why? Credentials: The account must originate with the Office of Communications and we need to record your log-in information (username, password, administrators), in case your admins leave the college and take that crucial, proprietary information with […]

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Social Media Refresher

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Calling All Social Media Admins! Web Services is doing an audit of all current social media administrators. Please help by submitting the names/emails of those staff and students who currently administer your department’s social media channels. Contact nicole_leete@emerson.edu. Please also take a moment to review the college’s Social Media Guidelines, especially the section on Departed […]

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New Button

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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

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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

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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

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

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New Photo Archive

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

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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