Category: Tips

New Feature: Spell Check

Spell Checker

Typos. We’ve all been there. To avoid letting them slip by on your web pages, the Web Team has launched a Spell Check in Drupal’s body editor. You will now notice a red line underneath any misspelled words when you…

External Link Checker

Broken Link

To help you discover broken external links on your web pages, web services has added a new feature, link checker, in Drupal. If an external link is broken within your web page, you will now be notified next time you are editing…

How to make your web pages more accessible

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There are 285 million people estimated to be visually impaired worldwide. For these individuals, navigating digital technology can be a frustrating and difficult experience if a website is not accessible to them. People who are visually impaired, often rely on screen…

Comparing Revisions

Comparing Revisions

The web team is excited to share that we have added a new tool in Drupal to help you keep track of all of your web pages’ edits and changes! Using this new feature is easy to use: Find and…

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…