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September 4, 2014 - Do's and Don'ts of Social Media - Greg Wallace

May 8, 2914 - 2nd half of Manual: Editing Your Website (About Us, County Staff pages, Contact Us & Connect Box, Webform, 4-H pages, Affiliated Content, Full HTML)

May 1, 2014 - Content and Your Site - best ways to share (link to pages, use images and text, use headings/subheadings)

April 3, 2014 - Passwords and Statewide Resources and Editing County Staff URL

January 9, 2014 - Online Training Manual - About Us page and Adding Images

December 5, 2013 - Discussed that it's better to edit directly in the CMS, Document Upload file names and Announcement of Program Catalog information that replaced the former topics pages to align with the signature issues.

November 14, 2013 - Second half of the Online Training Manual

November 7, 2013 on County Homepage

October 10, 2013 - Introduction of Online Training Manual
No Recording Available

  • Online Training Manual: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/countymanual
  • Please visit the online manual after logging in. It includes short videos if available for sections and links. Enjoy!
  • The PDF manual will no longer be updated. Please refer to the online manual for editing.
  • Any major updates will be shared with the EIT web editor email list.

October 3, 2013 on Searchable Sites & Efficient Google Searches

September 5, 2013 on Website Updates, Google Analytics, IE combatibility mode

May 16, 2013 County Topics Pages & Static Web Pages & Affiliated Content (rest of the county website manual)

April 25, 2013 - No recording available

April 4, 2013 on the County Website Training Manual (homepage & About Us)

March 28, 2013 on the County Website Tips (News Articles)

March 7, 2013 on the County Website Training Manual (first part of manual)

February 13, 2013 - Connect Box and Contact Us Box

February 28, 2013 on Crop, Content, Connect & Banner Bonus

February 6, 2013 - County Banners and Affiliated Content (no recording - see resources below)

How to Crop an Image: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p725lk4i7l1/

County Banners: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p6nz5t9vll4/

Site Content: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p2cd3zwilyf/

 

 

How-To Videos

Locating Content

Content Editor

  • Content Editor Overview 
    Walk through the icons and basics of the Content Editor that is used to update the content on each page.
  • Content Editor - Images
    How to upload or find previously uploaded images, add the image to your page, have the text wrap around the image, etc.
  • Content Editor - Links
    How to add links to your content whether to another page or a document.
  • Content Editor: Tables
    How to add a table, add rows or columns, adjust width and alignment.

Banners

New Page

  • How to create a standard web page (not a news article)
    Use this template for content that is not considered timely. It is used for permanent or semi-permanent content (newsletter archives, program information, etc.)

Contact Us & Connect with Us

Staff

  • How to add staff
    Entering the information, changing the order of the Staff page and choosing what topic page they should appear on.

News Articles

Training Session Videos

Tips