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Try It Yourself: Embed a YouTube Video

surgery welcome video

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

Try It Yourself: Full Width Sections

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. Try It Yourself

Try It Yourself: Collapse-O-Matic

Collapse-O-Matic example

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

Try It Yourself: Font Awesome Icons

Allied Health homepage icons

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

Try It Yourself: SOM Header Shortcode

Header on Mens Healthy website

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

Try it Yourself: Buttons

Buttons and Socials

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. Try It Yourself

Try it Yourself: Columns

Column Posts

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

Try it Yourself: People Directory

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 Try it Yourself

2019 IT Award Nominations

IT Awards graphic

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

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Wyoming, USA

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

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Coming to You Live From Tokyo, Japan

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Cape Town, South Africa With an Extra, Extra, Extra Long Title for Example Purposes

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Moscow, Russia With a Little Longer Title

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This is Beautiful Cancun, Mexico

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Rome, Italy

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White Coat Modular Card Shortcode

white coat cards

We are excited to announce the release of a new White Coat theme feature – Modular Cards! This new feature can be used to display news posts. While the development is ongoing as this is a beta release, we will continue to update the documentation with new attributes. You can find the documentation for this … Continued

Broken Link Checker Plugin Removed

broken link

Broken links can be a big problem for user experience as well as SEO, but the tool you use to check for those broken links matters. Recently the Broken Link Checker plugin has been removed because of a security vulnerability and because it is nearing the end of its life. Additionally, using any WordPress plugin … Continued

ServiceNow Portal

service now portal

Some of you may have noticed the new and improved ticket intake system that was launched campus-wide on July 30, 2019. ServiceNow is easy to use and it is the best way for our IT staff to receive requests and offer the help that you need. ServiceNow can be accessed by going to help.med.unc.edu and … Continued