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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,…

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

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

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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

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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

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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…

Changes to emerson.edu URL and site structure

Concurrent with the plans to re-skin emerson.edu with a mobile-first design, Web Services plans to make several structural changes to emerson.edu to address long-standing issues with usability and search-engine optimization.. When we launched the current iteration of the site, we…

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…