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Web Editor Meetings

K-State Web Editor Meetings are the first Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon.

Upcoming meetings

Thursday, December 1 , 2016, 11 a.m., K-State Student Union 207

Topic "Writing for the Web, What's your attention span?" by Ashley Martin, Division of Communications and Marketing Marketing Director, will speak from 11 a.m. to noon in the K-State Student Union Rm 207 about effective visual and written communications for short attention spans.

Hope to see you all there. 

Previous meetings

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 11 a.m., K-State Student Union 209

This meeting discussed best practices for using the university event calendar, Pulse, to post department's events. A screencast (mp4) of the presentation is available. However, the first 10 minutes of overview is not included. Here are the presentation notes (pdf).

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 11 a.m., K-State Student Union 227

The first Web Editor meeting of the academic year will discuss how to prevent and fix broken links.  The first line of defense is Dependency Manager, a feature of OmniUpdate that keeps track of links between pages, even across sites. Using this information, OmniUpdate can fix links as pages are moved and renamed. Come learn how this feature works and what its limitations are.

Redirects are the second line of defense, and we will demonstrate how to add redirects using OmniUpdate.

Thursday, May 6, 2016, 11 a.m. K-State Student Union 207

Topic: OmniUpdate new features.

Thursday, April 7, 11 a.m. K-State Student Union 207

Topic: The new campus map.

March 3, 2016

Presentation: Accessibility for the Web

November 5, 2015

This meeting will featured usability research from the experts and how it applies to K-State websites.

Presentation:  Usability for our websites

October 1, 2015

Our discussion was Website Best Practices. 

September 3, 2015

The first meeting of the academic year featured a State of the K-State Web Presence presentation by Neil Erdwien. 

May 7, 2015

Change of topic: Neil Erdwien will discuss how to create image galleries using the CMS. Check out the Creating an Image Gallery documentation.

April 2, 2015

Canceled.

March 5, 2015

The March meeting demonstrated creating web forms using the CMS.  A screencast (mp4) of the demonstration is available. Unfortunately, the audio dropped out about 45 minutes into the 58 minute presentation.

January and February meetings were canceled.