Ben Whetstone

  • Updated CAES and UGA Extension Logos

    Adapted from an email sent by Dean Nick Place to faculty on June 14, 2023. The University of Georgia’s Division of Marketing and Communications (MarComm) recently announced the upgrade of UGA’s logo system to a registered trademark.

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  • Five tips for more accessible web pages

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    Creating accessible Web content means eliminating the barriers to information for people who may use alternative devices to access content or for people who may need to consume content in different forms.

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  • Captioning YouTube videos


    Captioning videos can seem like a daunting task. Here is one fairly easy way to do it.

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  • Resize a Batch of Images in Windows 10

    Step 1 You will need to install Microsoft PowerToys, which is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience. We recommend installing PowerToys via the Microsoft Store. You can use the following link: Step 2 Once the PowerToys software is installed. Navigate to the folder with the images.…

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  • 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 This article contains instructions for…

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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 for page analytics. Read more…

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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 will accommodate up to 1000…

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  • VPN Requirement for AEM Authors

    Starting on September 1, 2020 connecting to UGA’s VPN will be required in order to access the AEM Author website from remote locations. The AEM Author website will be inaccessible to users who do not first connect to the VPN. Requiring the use of a VPN, or “Virtual Private Network,” is a way to ensure…

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  • Mailchimp

    This webinar was meant to give UGA Cooperative Extension county employees with some working knowledge of MailChimp extra help getting setting up their audience and email campaigns. Watch the MailChimp 101 webinar recording for more information on account set up and other more basic MailChimp questions. In this article: * Outline * Recording * Additional…

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  • MailChimp 101 webinar recording – 4/17/2020


    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. Before you watch: In the…

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