The following are Web and social media best practices to make your online communications as successful as possible. By following web and accessibility standards, you can make your content more discoverable and usable by all types of people and search engines. These best practices should compliment Penn State's website requirements and guidelines.
The "Short Name" field in Plone sets the URL segment for the current page/folder. This field is automatically set when the page is created, and usually does not need to be modified.
This article details the information architecture of a standard AgSci Plone site. It describes the purpose of each major area, and presents the standards for that area.
You've traditionally created a printed publication, but now you want to go online to save printing costs. Do you create a newsletter formatted website or do you use a blog?
Provide timely and relevant information to your audience with a blog.
Meaningful link text makes pages more friendly for visitors and search engines.
The following best practices are designed to make your CVENT registration communications as successful as possible. By using existing web and information design standards, you can make your registration pages brand compliant and easy to navigate.
These are some guidelines to effectively use Plone's "Event" content type. Some parts of this best practice only apply to the Extension site, but most of the information applies to any of the AgSci Plone sites.
Facebook is a social networking site that allows people to share pictures, videos, and updates with their friends, colleagues, and organizations.
Social Media is a unique public environment that has its own culture and expectations. Traditional customer service and public relations may not be enough. Here are some tips to handle complaints, negativity or inappropriateness online.
Should I manage a collection of links to related content on my site?
Do you have an idea that you want to share with a video? Do you have video from an event or program? Please review these best practices to make your video as successful as possible.
When is it appropriate to use a PDF, and when should a page be used instead?
Description of the standard image dimensions used in Plone content, including homepages and lead images.
There are a wide variety of tools available to track specific attributes of social media efforts.
Unite individual social media resources under a comprehensive strategy for implementation at the college and undergraduate recruiting levels in order to build a strong voice and engage with our stakeholders.
This article provides guidelines to determine the text of the header on AgSci Plone sites.
Twitter is a simple platform to share information and follow other people/organizations.
The following URL standard defines the framework of the College of Agricultural Science's web-based infrastructure. The objective is to ensure that web-based information and services are structured in a consistent way that provides the most effective access to information for our target audience.