Some of the training links listed on this page go to the Lynda.com training site.  Lynda.com is a UNC Chapel Hill licensed online video-training library that is available for FREE to UNC Faculty, Staff and Students. To access lynda.com, you must first log in with your Onyen through the UNC Lynda.com Sign-In.

Basic Functions – Adding and Editing Content

 Web Standards & Policies

  • Logos/Branding
  • Page Style Guide
  • Color Palette
  • Guide to Internal & External Communications
  • Web Security Policy
  • Web Accessibility

 Getting Started

  • Request a School of Medicine website
  • Accessing your WordPress site
  • Using the WordPress Admin Panel
  • Navigating the admin panel
  • Using the WordPress toolbar

 Pages

  • Posts vs. pages in WordPress
  • When to Use Pages
  • Creating Pages, etc.

 Styling Content

  • Formatting Content on Posts and Pages
  • Quick Shortcuts to Format Text

 Media

  • Inserting images, files, video

 

 Posts (News)

  • Understanding Posts
  • Posts vs. pages in WordPress
  • Creating a New Post
  • The Post Editor, etc.
  • Categories Vs Tags

 Events

  • Enable the Events Calendar Plugin
  • Create an event
  • Add an Event

RSS Feeds

 Navigation

  • Main campus’ documentation about primary navigation
  • User Friendly Navigation
  • Creating and Customizing Menus
  • Combining Custom Menus and Widgets
  • Building Left-hand Navigation

Site Customizations

 

Advanced Content and Site Management

 White Coat Theme

Plugins

Banners & Sliders

People Directory

Iframes

Easy Bootstrap Plugin

  • multi-columns
  • accordions
  • buttons, etc.

Widgets

 

 Forms

  • Enable Gravity Forms plugin
  • Add a basic form
  • Create advanced fields for the contact form
  • Customizing form settings, etc.

Search Functionality

 Sharing & Permissions

  • User Roles
  • Add New Users

Templates

HTML Email / Newsletters

Other