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This is an internal guide for UNC - Libraries WordPress Training.

WordPress Support for Non-Libraries Staff

This training is intended only for employees of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries. 
For broader UNC web support, please contact UNC ITS Digital Services
The University Libraries' Media and Design Center also provides a guide to creating sites in WordPress

WordPress Training Introduction

To complete UNC-Chapel Hill University Libraries' WordPress training, lease work through these videos. The first group of trainings are the basics, this is what you will be assessed on based on the criteria below. For the more specialized parts of our WordPress site, please refer to the second group of trainings to find specialized video trainings. 

After following along with the videos you should have a WordPress page that has these specifications 

  • A title
  • An assigned parent and template
  • A friendly URL
  • Nested headings 
  • 1-2 paragraphs of info 
  • A embedded link
  • 2 columns with ShortCode
  • An Image with alt(ernative) text‚Äč

After you are finished creating a sample WordPress page with the qualifications above please email me back at nkburm@email.unc.edu with a link to your WordPress page. I will get back to you on if you successfully completed UNC-Chapel Hill University Libraries' WordPress page training.  

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to email me at nkburm@email.unc.edu.

WordPress Training Basics

WordPress Training 1: Logging On

In this video we will learn how to log on to UNC Library's WordPress Account. 

 

 

WordPress Training 2: Purpose of WordPress

In this video we will learn about the purpose of UNC Library's WordPress account and how it helps our users find the resources they need. 

 

WordPress Training 3: Creating a WordPress Page

In this video we will learn how to create a WordPress page and some important things to remember when making one.

 

 

WordPress Training 4: Adding Links and Columns

In this video we will learn how to add basic content to a UNC Library webpage using WordPress.

 

 

WordPress Training 5: Media Library

In this video we will go over the WordPress Media Library and best practices when using images on WordPress.

 

WordPress Training 6: Training Recap

In this video we will recap what we have learned so far and talk about some final thoughts about UNC Library's WordPress Account.

If the video is not playing after you log in, find the training video here.

WordPress Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation 1: Basics

In this video we will learn about the basics of our Hours of Operation (HOO) Software on our WordPress site

If the video is not playing after you log in, find the training video here.

 

Hours of Operation 2: 24 Hour Cycles

In this video you will learn how to add a 24 hour cycle to the HOO widget for your library hours.

If the video is not playing after you log in, find the training video here.

Communications WordPress Basics

Communications 1: Basic Posting To Library Website

In this video you will learn how to add new posts to the Library Website and how to categorize them correctly.

If the video is not playing after you log in, find the training video here.

 

Communications 2: Link To An Outside Article

In this video you will learn how to link to an outside article on our website for the purposes of news communication.

If the video is not playing after you log in, find the training video here.

WordPress Job Posting Training

Jobs 1: Undergraduate Positions

In this video we will learn how to add Undergraduate Jobs to the Library Website.

If the video is not playing after you log in, find the training video here.

 

Jobs 2: Non-Undergraduate Positions

In this video you will learn how to add Non-Undergraduate Positions to the library website.

If the video is not playing after you log in, find the training video here.

Hub Project WordPress Training

Hub Project Page

In this video you will learn how to add a Hub Project to the library website.

If the video is not playing after you log in, find the training video here.

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  • Last Updated: Aug 24, 2021 12:17 PM
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