Web Content Management

Practical advice, tips and tools for CAES Web developers and content managers. Browse this page or select one of our Web Content Management categories.

  • Tips for Intranet Content Managers

    On April 22nd we’re launching a re-organization of the Cooperative Extension section of our Intranet. CAES Intranet content managers will be able to access and edit their content again beginning on Friday, April 23. With editing access opening up later this week, now is a great time for intranet content managers to review the editing […]

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  • We’re excited to share a new way to format quotes on academic department websites (and other CAES subsites): the Quote (Plain) option in the Panel component. The Quote (Plain) has a modern look and can be used to feature quotes from current students, alumni, and faculty. For example, you could use this format on a […]

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  • Accessibility Tips for WordPress Content Managers

    All CAES content managers should familiarize themselves with web accessibility best practices. If you haven’t already, check out our Web Accessibility 101 and Five Tips for More Accessible Web Pages articles. All of the best practices mentioned apply to WordPress managed sites. In this article, we’ll go over additional accessibility tips that our WordPress content […]

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  • WordPress: Columns

    Columns are a great way to set up different layouts on your page or posts. They allow you to place content side-by-side on the page. They may remind you of tables, a really old way of doing the same thing. Unlike tables though, Columns are responsive and accessible. At first setting up Columns may seem […]

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  • The WordPress editor may remind you of other applications like Microsoft Word. Adding text content is as straight forward as typing into the page. However, there are several time saving options throughout the editor that you might overlook. This article covers our top tips for helping you work more efficiently with WordPress’ post and page […]

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  • WordPress: Edit Your Site’s Menu and Homepage

    Edit Your Site’s Menu Did you know that you can customize your site’s menu? It’s not that hard. To start, click on “Customize” from the black Admin Bar that appears at the top of your site, or if you’re viewing the Admin Panel go to “Appearance” > “Customize” on left sidebar. Click “Menus” on left […]

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  • WordPress: Add banners to your site with Cover Blocks

    The new 2019 CAES-Extension Theme allows for full width templates. This means certain parts of your website’s template can reach from edge-to-edge of the page, like the header, navigation, and footer. The theme also supports WordPress 5’s wide and full-width Cover Blocks. Cover Blocks allow you to create sleek, professional looking banners that reach from […]

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  • Mailchimp

    By Laurie Murrah Hanson, 4-H Agent, Fulton County

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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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  • During this presentation we discussed website accessibility best practices for web content managers in CAES and UGA Extension. Below you will find the webinar recording, a link to the presentation slides, and links to additional resources. Remember, if you need help with your CAES or UGA Extension website, please contact the Web Team at caesweb@uga.edu […]

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