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Articles to help you manage your website including inserting images, embedding videos, and content management
Hey! You're a Publisher!

Hey! You're a Publisher!

You may not have realized it, but we all became publishers a few years ago. We manage websites, blogs, and our social media channels.

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Google Analytics Basic Worksheet

Download this worksheet to help you get started tracking and understanding your web analytics.

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Get to Know: Conservation Northwest

Get to Know: Conservation Northwest

For over twenty years, Conservation Northwest has protected hundreds of thousands of acres of wild lands and wildlife habitat across Washington State. Get to know more about this amazing group and how they are working in collaboration to protect the Columbia Highlands in northeastern Washington State.

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Search by Map: WTA Makes It Even Easier to Find A Hike

Search by Map: WTA Makes It Even Easier to Find A Hike

Check out Washington Trails Association's awesome new map tool featuring their huge database of hiking trails. The new map makes it super-easy to find, explore and search over 1000 trails.

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6 Ways To Make Your About Us Page Say More About You

6 Ways To Make Your About Us Page Say More About You

For the vast majority of organizations, the "About Us" and "Staff" pages are among the most visited ones on the site. But too often, these pages are afterthoughts when it comes to writing content. Considering how much of your audience will visit those pages at some point, wouldn't it make sense to make them say more about your organization?

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So You Want To Be A Saucy Millionaire?

So You Want To Be A Saucy Millionaire?

You need a font on your website to speak with your organization’s voice, and the wrong choice can prompt some pretty visceral reactions. An exciting new method of getting new fonts on the web has stepped onto the stage: hosted, downloadable web fonts. In a nutshell, you rent fonts, companies host them and deal with the foundries, and you get a choice of tons of new fonts. Downloadable fonts are not a magic bullet, though, and the risks are important and real.

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Rounded Corners

Rounded Corners

We like to talk online advocacy, relationship building, content strategy, the enviro movement, and sometimes - we like to totally geek out. Web designers/implementers - this one's for you. This article describes our experience making rounded corners on Groundwire.org and gives an overview of some possible corner-rounding options, including CSS and javascript.

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We Have Met the Client and They Are Us

We Have Met the Client and They Are Us

Now that the Groundwire website is launched, the toasts made, and the drinks consumed (mmm - martinis), it's time to talk about the lessons I learned as the project manager on this website implementation. I was fortunate to work on this project for many reasons, but the most valuable take-away for me was getting a vivid sense of what the client experience is really like.

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How to Embed Videos in Plone

Want a video on your website? Read this how-to and learn the basics of embedding video.

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How to Embed Videos in Plone

Want a video on your website? Read this how-to and learn the basics of embedding video.

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Using Flickr Slideshows in Plone

Flickr is a great tool for organizing and managing your photos. Learn how to insert a Flickr slideshow into your Plone site.

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How to Copy Content from Microsoft Word into Plone

There are a few things to know about copying and pasting content from Word into Plone to get the best results.

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Useful Keyboard Shortcuts

There's a world of functionality just underneath your fingers. Think undo, copy, cut, and paste. Know the moves to put you in command of your content!

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Room Full of Views: Understanding the Display Menu

Plone folders and other content types can present different 'views' of the content they contain or aggregate. Read this article to learn more about using the Display menu in Plone.

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Troubleshooting Plone Pages: Using HTML

This article describes how to use the HTML view in Plone to help you troubleshoot your page layouts.

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How to Move Existing Content into Plone

Learn the various ways of moving content from your old website or documents into Plone. You'll learn how to move images, content from Word documents, and more!

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Rename Content

Learn the proper way to rename existing content items.

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Copy, Cut, Paste, Delete, and Reorder Content

Learn the functions of the Contents tab to help manage your content

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Upload Images and Files

Learn how to upload images and files to your Plone site.

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Insert Images

Learn how to insert an image onto a page.

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