1. Login, find "My Workbench," find your content
Learn about your workbench. You will want to bookmark this login to Drupal: http://www.uvm.edu/user/login/sso as you'll use it every time you login to make an edit or work on your website. Login with your personal UVM netID.
2. Know the limits around academic unit menus
There is a required menu for UVM academic units. Site webmasters should not add to/delete items from this menu without consulting their college communicator and/or the UVM Web Team.
3. Understanding how/why your navigation system was developed
It is the editor's responsibility to keep the integrity of your site's menu. It very rarely changes and was developed with main general topics and to grow underneath. Learn about menu best practices.
4. Learn about content best practices
5. How to build various pages
In Drupal, pages are first given a content type. 90% of your site's pages will be basic pages (other content types include pages such as faculty/staff profiles, majors templates, more). Learn the tricks to building a basic page in your website.
6. Understand your responsibilities for banner content, majors pages and photography
Under the 160/90 marketing guidelines, every unit has the responbility to use certain templates, use quality photography and to use certain content in your banner. Review the content checklist.
7. Know the correct way to make links
8. Learn about your legal responsibilities in keeping your site accessible to all
An extensive accessibility review happens before your website launches. It is your unit's responsibility to keep content accessible as you maintain/add new content.
9. Continue adding enhancements
Our Drupal Toolbox has all sorts of bells and whistles and how-tos. Make accordions, pull in news, add courses, embed a widget, make a UVM table, build an online form.