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UChicago Sites - Video Tutorials

This article provides links to a series of video tutorials about using UChicago Sites.

Click on the double-arrow overlay at the top right corner to access specific sections in each videos.

Getting Started

  • Getting Started with Your UChicago Site [2:50]
    • Introduction to different parts of a site (title bar, feature area, welcome message/news feed, search and mini-feature, additional links and other stuff)
    • Accessing and Requesting a UChicago Site
    • Logging in
    • Editing content
    • Logging out
  • Finding and Editing Content [4:15]
    • Editing options
    • Finding content
    • Filtering by types
    • Filtering by status
    • Viewing unpublished content

Editing Your Homepage, Footer, and Left Navigation

  • Customizing Your Homepage [3:25]
    • Customizing homepage features
    • Customizing mini features
    • Changing other content, using the tool bar, publishing/unpublishing
    • Adding new content

Creating Pages, Image Galleries, and News Articles

  • How to Create a Basic Page [6:40]
    • Adding a basic page
    • Inserting body text
    • Inserting right column image
    • Adding image text
    • Inserting multiple images
    • Adding a navigation link
    • Publishing the page
    • Reviewing the basic page
    • Using the slide viewer
    • Removing a page
  • How To Create an Image Gallery [5:45]
    • Viewing an image gallery
    • Creating an image gallery
    • Inserting images
    • Adding image text
    • Setting a navigation link
    • Publishing the gallery
    • Review the gallery
  • How to Create a News Article [8:15]
    • Features of a news article
    • Navigating to an article
    • News and announcements
    • Creating an article
    • Inserting and formatting text
    • Inserting images
    • Selecting a news category
    • Specifying keywords
    • Promoting the article
    • Viewing the article
    • Using the image viewer
    • Viewing keywords
  • How to Create a News Category [2:35]
    • Type of terms
    • Creating a category
    • Assigning an article
    • Reviewing the category
  • How to Create Directories [11:32]
    • Creating [biographical] directories
    • Adding directory entries
    • Editing & deleting
    • Displaying directories
    • Placing in navigation
    • Ordering directory entries
    • Viewing your results

Links, Document Uploads, and Images


Advanced Topics for Site Owners

The videos below are intended only for site owners. Content editors and content contributors do not have access to the functions described in these videos. If you are unsure what role you have, contact your site owner or use your "Feedback and Support" link in your toolbar to request help.

Working with Blocks

Other Topics for Site Owners

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Keywords:template website basic page news article feature mini-feature image gallery navigation blocks google analytics snippets   Doc ID:21082
Owner:Nana O.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-11-01 15:48 CSTUpdated:2016-12-28 07:54 CST
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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