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EBS Plugin Update

January 4, 2022

A plugin update has moved the options that allow you to add buttons, columns, horizontal rules, notification boxes, and more.

Issue With Form Submissions

July 6, 2021

Form submissions stopped working properly in June. We strongly suggest all site editors review their form submissions to ensure they are aware of all entries submitted.

Your Forms and the Upcoming Migration

March 11, 2021

Between March 21st and March 25th all School of Medicine WordPress websites will be migrating to a new, cloud hosting environment. This migration should be seamless to your website visitors. If your website is affected by this  migration, you will see a large notice that says “Upcoming Migration” in the dashboard of your website when you … Continued

Try It Yourself: Embed a YouTube Video

January 12, 2021

There are a few ways to add videos to your site. If you have a video uploaded to YouTube, you can easily embed the video in a page on your site using a short code or iframe.

Try It Yourself: Full Width Sections

January 4, 2021

You can add full width images, videos, and background colors to a page in order to break up the content on the page and add more visual appeal.

Upcoming Feature Changes – Sticky Feedback Modal

December 11, 2020

You may have recently received correspondence from UNC’s Digital Accessibility Office concerning an ongoing, University-wide effort to commit to making School of Medicine websites accessible to users with visual, auditory, speech, physical, learning, cognitive and neurological disabilities.

Upcoming Website Migration Correction

December 7, 2020

Correction for School of Medicine SOM Web Authors may have recently received a message about upcoming maintenance affecting a WordPress website that you manage. This migration is not affecting the School of Medicine websites at this time. The December 6 – December 10 hold on website edits, therefore, does not apply to School of Medicine … Continued

Try It Yourself: Collapse-O-Matic

November 30, 2020

You can use the Collapse-O-Matic plugin and shortcode to display information in expandable sections, similar to the accordion shortcode.

Try It Yourself: Font Awesome Icons

November 23, 2020

There are hundreds of free Font Awesome icons that can be used to add visual appeal to your site. Create a “Quick Links” section on your homepage, add and icon to a button, or try using the Font Awesome Section Header.    

Try It Yourself: SOM Header Shortcode

November 16, 2020

Add visual appeal to your homepage or other landing pages on your website by implementing the School of Medicine Header. This header will make the information on your website stand out.  

Try it Yourself: Buttons

October 20, 2020

Try adding buttons to your site in order to highlight certain links and create a call to action. Try adding a button to “Make a Gift” or “Contact Us” to your homepage.

How to Clean Up Text Styles

October 12, 2020

New training was just added that shows you how to quickly clean up “bad” text styles and restore consistency to the content you present on your web site.

Try it Yourself: Columns

October 2, 2020

You can use the columns short code to split your content into two or more columns. This can also be used to place a photo next to a block of text, or put three or more buttons in a row.

Try it Yourself: People Directory

September 25, 2020

If you want to display a list of faculty and staff, try using the People Directory plugin. This plugin displays a photo, title, and description for each member in a list or grid view. View an example

2019 IT Award Nominations

November 18, 2019

Every year UNC holds an awards ceremony to recognize Information Technology employees who have done outstanding work in their departments. We are pleased to announce that this year, three of our very own from School of Medicine IT Web Development were nominated for awards. David Kinton and Jay-Ar Foronda were nominated for their work on … Continued

Kirkjufell, Iceland

November 1, 2019

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Wyoming, USA

November 1, 2019

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Machu Pichu, Peru with an Extra Long Title for Example Purposes

November 1, 2019

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