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Drupal: Admissions Officers

Used to add admissions officers to the list of officers on  https://www.brynmawr.edu/admissions/regional/officers Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Admissions Officer Complete required fields. Editing: Go to Content and filter by Type=Admissions Officer Find the correct Officer in the list and click “edit” next to their name. Update the appropriate fields. Note: You can remove a country or [...]

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Drupal- Trips and Trip Leaders

Used for Alumnae travel. Add your Trip Leader first if they are not already listed. To check if a Leader is listed, go to Content and filter for Type=Trip Leader   To add a Trip Leader, go to Content->Add Content->Trip Leader     Complete the fields in the Main Content tab. The Section should be [...]

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Drupal: Events

Currently used for Alumnae and Admissions events that are not in EMS/Master Calendar. Do not use for other College events that are listed in EMS/Master Calendar. For placement of special featured events on the homepage, use the External Link content type for events other than Alumnae or Admissions events..   Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Event [...]

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Drupal: Facts

Facts are brief facts about Bryn Mawr which may be displayed randomly in the right sidebar of a Page or Landing Page. They are currently available only to Site Editors. If you have facts to suggest, please contact College Communications. Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Fact Enter information in required fields and save. Your fact will [...]

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Drupal: FAQs and how to make them

Display in an expanding/accordion format in designated areas of the site. FAQs are only available for Financial Aid and Admissions content at present. Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Fact Enter your question and answer. Type and Section will determine where your FAQ is placed. For example, selecting type “First Year” and section “Admissions” will assure that [...]

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Drupal: Homepage content

Note: The homepage content types are only available to Site Editors. If you have suggestions for homepage content, please contact College Communications.   Homepage The homepage consists of the Carousel (populated by the Homepage Slide content type) and feature blocks below it, populated primarily by the External Link content type and the Alert content type. [...]

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Drupal: Pages and Landing Pages

Our content management system currently has two types of pages available– Landing Pages (more feature-rich) and standard Pages. Landing pages are similar to standard pages, but have more features. These are suitable for department/office landing pages, and for interior pages that require a richer set of features, such as embedded  views of other CMS content, [...]

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Drupal: Getting Started

Logging in: Log in from https://www.brynmawr.edu/user   The admin bar: Basics of navigating the Drupal admin: You’ll be spending most of your time adding or editing content via the Content menu: From here, you can search for content by title, author, etc. Filtering by type (e.g. “Homepage Slide”) may also be useful. You can also [...]

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SCAMALOT! Part III

Welcome back to SCAMALOT!, the series where you can learn to be a better spam detective. In Part II, our heroes dove into two messages claiming to be from popular shipping companies and found a treasure trove of scam. This time, we explore a false message claiming to be from within our institution — those [...]

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Using Windows Live Gallery

Windows Live Gallery is a light photo editor available for download on College Windows computers via Microsoft Software Center. For more information on using and downloading programs via the Microsoft Software Center, please see our post here: http://techbar.blogs.brynmawr.edu/441 Basic help for using the Gallery is available by clicking the blue “?” in the upper right corner [...]

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