Web Editor Meetings
K-State Web Editor Meetings are the first Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon.
November 2, 2017 11:00 am (canceled)
October 5, 2017 11:00 a.m. (Postponed)
September 7, 2017, 11 a.m., 207 K-State Student Union
Join the Web Editors Meeting from 11 a.m. to noon in 207 K-State Student Union for updates on the university activities related to the web during this semester.
May 4, 2017, 123 Leadership Studies Building
See a preview of the new web event calendar system we'll be switching to this summer.
Introduction into copyright advice for website building or marketing
April 6, 2017, 11 a.m., 123 Leadership Studies Building
Join the Web Editors Meeting from 11 a.m. to noon in 123 Leadership Studies for an introduction into copyright advice for website building or marketing, including tools to help save you time and resources.
Introduction to Gadgets
March 2, 2017, 11 a.m., 123 Leadership Studies Building
Join the Web Editors Meeting from 11 a.m. to noon in 123 Leadership Studies for an introduction to the Content Management System's Gadget feature.
Available gadgets provide additional functionality or streamlined access to funtionality within the system. Examples include bookmarks, notes and request help.
Preview K-State's updated home page
February 2 , 2017, 11 a.m., 206 K-State Student Union
Join the Web Editors Meeting from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 2, in 206 K-State Student Union for a preview of an updated K-State home page.
Writing for the Web, What's your attention span?
December 1 , 2016, 11 a.m., 207 K-State Student Union
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.
Best practices for using the university event calendar
November 3, 2016, 11 a.m., 209 K-State Student Union
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).
How to prevent and fix broken links
October 6, 2016, 11 a.m., 227 K-State Student Union
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.
New features from OmniUpdate
May 6, 2016, 11 a.m. 207 K-State Student Union
Topic: OmniUpdate new features.
Tour the new campus map
April 7, 11 a.m. 207 K-State Student Union
Topic: The new campus map.
Accessibility for the Web
March 3, 2016
Presentation: Accessibility for the Web
Usability for our websites
November 5, 2015
This meeting will feature usability research from the experts and how it applies to K-State websites.
Presentation: Usability for our websites
Website best practices
October 1, 2015
Our discussion was Website Best Practices.
State of the K-State Web Presence
September 3, 2015
The first meeting of the academic year featured a State of the K-State Web Presence presentation by Neil Erdwien.
Creating an Image Gallery
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
Creating web forms using the CMS
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.