Category: Tips

Posting events to the campus calendar and other publicity

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Happy 2016! A new semester is almost upon us. Surely¬†your department, office, or student organization has a lot of exciting events planned. Get the word out by posting yours on the Events calendar. Here’s a refresher: to submit an event…

Link Shortener

Link Shortener

Emerson College has its very own link shortening service. Akin to Bit.ly, the shortener allows users to send shortened links via email, social media, and other communications in a more concise, trackable way.

Embedding Images in HTML Outlook Emails

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Embedding an image directly into an Outlook email, or creating a basic inline image HTML email, is a great way to include your graphic or photo in your message without forcing the recipients to open a link. The image automatically…

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…

Introducing Show/Hide Tabs

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We’ve made it easier to display long pages of content by creating show/hide tabs. Now when you’d like to display content in a step-by-step format or simply have long blocks of content to display on one page, use these tabs…

New SEO resources page

A new page has been created to highlight SEO resources and tips for emerson.edu. The Drupal manual has also been updated with SEO tips. Search Engine Optimization or SEO is the act of increasing ways people can find your website…

How to get Promos to appear where you want them

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By default, promos from parent pages are automatically posted on child pages. If the right promo section of a page is empty, it will display whatever is posted on the parent page. This is so you can easily have the…

I need to promote something on the website, what do I do?

First differentiate if this is a new initiative, announcement, or event. Initiatives An initiative is a program that will last and possible reoccur every year. Examples of this would be an academic program, a resource, or an important update. Find…

New menu options in Drupal

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When we finish our Drupal upgrade there will be new menu items for you to use: Find and Create. They will replace the existing menu items (Accessible Content, Site Outline, Create Content, Content List) Find Similar to Content List. Click…

Web Workshops

Web Services is hosting workshops. RSVP Today: Intro to Web Services/Writing for the Web 11/29/11 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Transportation Building, Room 230 Learn about how Web Services can help you – and learn how to write, edit and polish your…