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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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Web Forms (Wufoo)

What’s a Wufoo? Do you need to make a simple web form or survey? Wufoo forms may be the right choice! Please consult the College protocol for online forms and surveys to be sure. If you don’t have access to the College’s Wufoo account, please contact help@brynmawr.edu for access. Links to Wufoo forms can be sent [...]

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Pairing Apple Wireless Keyboard with an iPad

Here are step-by-step instructions on pairing an Apple wireless keyboard with an iPad.  All iPads loaned from the Canaday Library Reference Office for pedagogical purposes come with a keyboard.

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Cyber Security Awareness

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month! See http://is.blogs.brynmawr.edu/tag/ncsam/ for simple ways to navigate the digital world a little more safely, and look for helpful tips posted in your dorm.

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Customizing your Alumnae/i Class or Club site

The new Bryn Mawr Alumnae/i Class/Club theme offers some options for customizing your site’s appearance. Go to Appearance->Theme Options to change your color scheme, link color, and layout. Go to Appearance->Background to change your background color or upload a background image.

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