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    Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Content Developers User Group (CDUG)

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    The goal of the CDUG discussion group is to share our knowledge of OmniUpdate and the growing requirements of web communications with our CDUG members, as well as other campus web editors using OU Campus. Only approved CDUG members may subscribe to this discussion group and post comments, although the archives are visible to all.

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    Improving Your Website through Writing and Site Structure

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    • Navigation is dependent on site structure and is set up to provide users with an easy way to move around the website.
    • One navigation item equals one top-level folder.
    • Navigation and Site Structure are a helpful way to organize concepts and content on your website.
    • All websites have two folders for special files:
      • /docs/ at the top level of the website: For documents - .doc, .pdf, .xls, .ppt
      • /images/ at the top level of the website: For images - .jpg, .gif, .png

    Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Web Editors Group (WEG)

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    The goal of the WEG discussion group is to share our knowledge of Drupal and the growing requirements of web communications with our WEG members, as well as other campus web editors using Drupal. Only approved WEG members may subscribe to this discussion group and post comments, although the archives are visible to all.

    Using Fetch (FTP) to update a website

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    Information Technology Services does not assist with management of personal websites. However, we do license an FTP program called Fetch which can be used for moving files from a Macintosh computer into a personal website on a server at Dartmouth. Contact your department's IT support office if you need Fetch installed on your computer.

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    Accessing Your Website Account

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    To access your Dartmouth website account, the supported secure FTP (SFTP) clients are Fetch for MacIntosh OS X and SSH Secure Shell for Windows.

    Fetch is an FTP application that is site-licensed for Dartmouth. Originally developed at Dartmouth, this product is now sold by FetchSoftworks. If you are a member of the Dartmouth community, click the Fetch link below to download the site-licensed version of Fetch. Everyone else should click the FetchSoftworks link to purchase a copy of Fetch.

    OmniUpdate

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    OmniUpdate (OU) is a web-based content management system, licensed by Dartmouth College, that is used to maintain some administrative departmental web sites.

    Stay up-to-date: Subscribe to Web Services' Content Developers Mailing List (CDUG) for OmniUpdate notices.

    To subscribe, send an e-mail message to [email protected]. Leave the subject line empty and include the following contents in the message body (upper- or lower-case are both acceptable):

    Enhancing Your Website

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    There are several ways to enhance your existing department or program website.

    WordPress Resources

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    Web pages found on WordPress at Dartmouth are maintained using WordPress. There are many online resources to assist you in configuring and managing your WordPress site:

    OmniUpdate Help

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    Omniupdate (OU) has a built-in Help menu found in the top right corner of the OU window once you’re logged in to the system.

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