Updating Reference

Text

  • Ability to format text using the toolbar.
  • Select header formatting from the 'Paragraph Style' drop down in the toolbar.
  • Add: last updated: 01/01/11 to bottom of page.

Links

Hyperlink Manager

  • Enter your text, then highlight it.
  • Select the Hyperlink Manager icon from the toolbar (globe with the paperclip, top right).
  • Enter the full URL if linking to a page.
  • Select the 'Hyperlink' icon to link to a file (directly to right of URL input box).
  • Set the target.
    None = Same window. Best for linking to other pages on the City site.
    New Window = New window. Best for linking to documents and external URL's (ie Google).

Images

Image Manager

  • Select the 'Image Manager' icon (top row of toolbar, mountains with sun).
  • Upload / Select your image.
  • Right click on the image and select 'Properties'.
  • Change width and height (be sure to lock the paperclip to keep image proportional.
  • Add alt text: a couple words to describe your image. Will not show up for page, used for accessibility.
  • Select Alignment.
  • Add 'Margin' to give image breathing room from rest of content.

Embedded Video

  • Go to your video on Youtube, Vimeo, Howcast, etc.
  • Copy the embed code (usually found as a button somewhere near the video player controls).
  • Go back to the page you'd like to add the video on the City site.
  • Switch over to HTML view (option found in bottom left of editor).
  • Past the embed code and hit save.

Calendar Updates

For more information on updating the calendar, head here.