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Ben Whetstone

About Ben Whetstone

Ben is a web developer and systems engineer with OIT. He leads the Web Team and directs the web support services help desk.

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. It was recorded on April 17, 2020. Information was current and correct as of then. Before you watch: In the video, we explain…
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How to create and safely promote online workshops & trainings for UGA Extension

Many of our upcoming in-person events have been canceled or postponed. In the coming weeks you may be rescheduling these events as online trainings and workshops. But perhaps you have wondered whether it’s appropriate to post a link to a Zoom meeting on a public calendar. And perhaps you’ve been…
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How to verify your access to UGA systems

If you have access to core UGA Administrative systems like OneSource and other financial management applications, you might get an email that looks like this: Dear_______: You are receiving this email because our records indicate you are an active user in one or more of the University’s Administrative Systems.   This…
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How to Avoid ZoomBombing

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Update as of 3/30/2020 As of March 26th the screen sharing settings within your Zoom account have automatically defaulted to “Only Host.” This setting gives hosts sole permission to share content within their meetings by default. This effectively ends the ZoomBombing threat. If you’d like to give participants screen sharing permission,…
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