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Accessibility Checker

Web Accessibility Example

The Web team strives to create a positive user-experience for everyone who uses emerson.edu. To be sure all of our web pages follow web accessibility standards, we have implemented an Accessibility Checker for you to use before submitting your pages to be reviewed…

Drupal General Editing Manual

If you are a new editor for the Emerson College website or are looking to brush up on your Drupal skills, download the Drupal Manual for Content Editors. This manual reviews: Finding and creating pages Page Assets: Tabbed, Accordion, 2-Column Images…

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…

New Feature: Link-it

Link-it button

Linking to internal web pages and PDFs just got easier! The web team has added the new feature, Link-it, to Drupal’s body editor. Link-it was designed to: help content editors easily find Emerson web pages and PDFs to link to,…

Link Checker

Broken Link

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

How to make your web pages more accessible

Advisory Titles for Links

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…

Adding Pages

add1

At long last!  We are relaxing the content creation guidelines to give you the ability to add your own pages so that you do not have to rely on/wait for Web Services to do it for you. The biggest concern…

Working with Drupal’s Image Field

pi

If you are not an ELA user, please read on…. We’ve changed the way that pages on emerson.edu process (the vast majority of) images so that we can ensure a true responsive experience for our users. Where before you needed…

Working with Advanced Layouts

accordion

Following the reskinning of emerson.edu & the challenges we experienced working with the more advanced editor templates, we elected to move several features from the editor to be managed in Drupal itself. We created 3 new types of content Accordion…