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frustrationBeing a web content editor can be a daunting task. That's why we've put together a list of tutorials, resources, tips & tricks to make it easier. From step-by-step instructions to free online programs that can help you with your daily tasks, you should be able to find everything you need to succeed as a web content editor. And as always, we are here to help!

dotCMS Tutorials and Tricks

Our CMS is a very powerful tool that can help to save you time and frustration as a web content editor. Here, you'll find a listing of easy ways to put content onto your site and make it look great too.

Creating & Editing Google Forms

We are in the process of migrating all of our CMS forms to Google Forms. This tutorial will show you how to edit, maintain, and even make your own Google Forms.

Resizing Images for the Web

Resizing images can be difficult. This section gives step-by-step instructions on how to do this using a MAC or PC with programs you already have or free ones you can download. We've also compiled a list of online image editors that you can use on the go!

Correcting Photos

Are you interested taking your photos to the next level? These tutorials are for those who want to learn how to eliminate red-eye, color-correct, or improve contrast in images.

Updating Structured Content

If you've ever seen a message like: Do not edit this contentlet, it contains code! Use the Content Tab and edit information using the "Writing Center Tutors" Content Structure. Contact Web Development if you need alterations...
then your website contains structured content. Follow these simple steps to update this information.

Text Formatting

Do you want an overview of how to make your text format on the page? Learn about the WYSIGYG editor and using code.

Updating PDFs

Did you know that it's easy to overwrite your old PDF with the newly updated version? That way you don't have a bunch of outdated versions in your folder, and all of your links will automatically update.

Embed a YouTube Video

Learn how to embed a youtube video onto your department website, and also make it work on phones!

Responsive Design Best Practices

Now that our website works on tablets and smartphones, there are some things you can do to make your images look their best on any device.