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About Ben Whetstone

Ben is a web developer and software engineer. He leads the Web Team and directs web support services.

Linking to PDF Documents from WordPress

This article contains instructions for creating links to PDF documents from WordPress websites and is intended for CAES and Extension content managers. We highly recommend accessibility materials produced by WebAIM: PDF Accessibility with Acrobat, PDF Accessibility with FoxitPro, and the Accessible Documents Course. In this article: Web pages vs. PDFs…
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Changes to Facebook Analytics

It was recently announced that Facebook Analytics, which provided usage statistics for Facebook traffic, will no longer exist after June 30, 2021. Users of this service should download any reports or data they might need later before that date. After June 30, Facebook Business manager will be the go-to place…
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Zoom Webinars & Large Meetings

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Zoom Webinar At present, the CAES Office of Information technology maintains several Zoom Webinar accounts and one Large Meeting account for the college’s use. Faculty and staff may request to use these accounts on a first-come-first-served basis. Where regular Zoom meetings can hold up to 300 participants, OIT’s webinar accounts…
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MailChimp 101 webinar recording – 4/17/2020

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Webinar Recording This webinar was meant to educate UGA Cooperative Extension county offices on the basics of using MailChimp for contacting and staying in touch with clients. Watch the MailChimp 102 webinar recording for a slightly more in depth discussion of MailChimp, including demonstrations of audience management and email creation….
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