Wesleyan has launched the newly redesigned Office of Equity & Inclusion website. You can visit the site here: www.wesleyan.edu/careercenter.
Wesleyan has launched the newly redesigned Wesleyan Physical Sciences and Mathematics Scholars Program website. You can visit the site here: www.wesleyan.edu/wpsmp.
Wesleyan has launched the newly redesigned College of East Asian Studies website. You can visit the site here: www.wesleyan.edu/ceas.
Wesleyan has launched the newly redesigned Office of Equity & Inclusion website. You can visit the site here: www.wesleyan.edu/inclusion.
Wesleyan has launched the newly redesigned College of Integrative Sciences website. You can visit the site here: www.wesleyan.edu/cis.
Here is some documentation on how to use anchor tags to create links to jump from one part of your page to another part of the same page.
- Select the page you want to edit and add anchor tags from the left hand navigation list, and hit Edit from the tabbed menu on the top of the page.
- In the content editor, first find the location on the page where you want your anchor link to jump down to. Select the text you wish you add and anchor to, and select the anchor button from your editor options.
- A window should appear. Give this anchor tag a name (with no spaces).
- A yellow anchor icon should appear next to the location on the page where you want the anchor link to jump down to.
- Next, go to the part of the page where you have text ready to link to this anchor tag. Highlight that text you want to turn into an anchor link and select the link button.
- A window will appear, and you simply need to fill the “Anchor” field with the name you gave your anchor tag earlier. You do not need to fill out any other fields. Hit Insert.
- Your anchor tag and link have been created.
- In the above example, “Link One” is a link that will jump the page down to the anchor, which is located at “Header One”.
- You will need to publish your page to see the changes. The anchor tags and links may not always work within Cascade itself—you’ll have to go to your published page to see the results.
May. 28, 2014 by awang02
Here is documentation on how to crop or resize images in Photoshop Elements (this is different from just Photoshop).
Crop Images in Elements
- To crop an image in Photoshop Elements, first open the program and open the image file you wish to crop.
- You should find a vertical toolbar on the left hand side of the program window. Select the crop tool.
- Settings should appear on the bottom of your window. You can adjust these settings for whatever dimensions you want your photo to be.
- In the “W:” and “H:” fields, you can specify the width and the height of the image you want to crop it to. While by default the dimensions are in inches, you can also type in other measures, including pixels, as the example shows below. (In the dropdown, you also have an option to select No Restriction that will allow you to crop free-hand.)
- Then, hover your mouse over the image, select the top-left corner from which your cropped image will begin, and expand the crop window to where you wish your image will be cropped to.
- Hit the green checkmark to apply your crop settings. Be sure to save your image when you finish.
Resize Images in Elements
- To resize an image, first open the Photoshop Elements program and open the image file you want to resize.
- In your top menu bar, select “Image” > “Resize” > “Image Size”.
- A window will appear. Here, you can decide what you want the size of the image to be under “Document Size”. Note that the proportions of your image will remain the same, thus when you change the Width, the Height will adjust appropriately. Hit OK when you’ve made your changes.
- Your image should be resized. Be sure to save your image when you finish to ensure the changes are applied.
The following is some documentation on how you can create a new exhibition in the CFA website.
- First, log into Cascade and navigate to your website.
- Once you arrive at the CFA dashboard, navigate to the galleries folder on the left hand navigation tree, then the pages folder.
- Once you navigate to pages, you are ready to move forward.
- You want to first upload images for your new exhibition page into the images folder, which you can see sits within the pages folder (refer to the image above). To upload an image, go to the blue navigation toolbar at the top of the page, select “New”, then select “File or Image”.
Make sure you upload two images–one image is a larger image to display on the exhibition page itself, the other is a small thumbnail that will appear on your home page.
- You are now ready to create the exhibition page itself. First, make sure that the “pages” folder, not images, is selected in the left hand list of navigation. Then, in the blue nav toolbar up top, select “New”, then select “Exhibition Page”.
- In the page that appears after you select “Exhibition Page”, give your page a “System Name”. This is what appears as the page’s url (i.e., www.wesleyan.edu/cfa/galleries/zilkha-exhibition/pages/pagename). The text should all be lowercase and have no underscores or spaces.
- Then, in the “Inline Metadata” section, in the dropdown, select if your exhibition is “Past”, “Current”, or “Future”.
- In the “exhibitions” section, you can now give your exhibition a title, start and end date and time, dates that the exhibition will be closed, as well as a Short Description that will appear on the home page, and a Long Description that will appear on the new exhibition page itself. Each field with a yellow asterisk is required for this page to be completed.
- After you fill that information out, you will now need to add images to this page. Recall we previously uploaded images to Cascade in the images folder, now we need to connect it to this page. In the Thumbnail field, search for the Thumbnail you uploaded into the exhibitions>pages>images folder. Do the same for the larger image in the “Image” field, and give that larger image a caption.
- In the next two larger text fields, you can add in “Related Events” information and “Sponsor/Other Information”.
- When you finish all of the above, ensure that you go into the Metadata tab and input Display Name for this page and a Title.
- You’re now ready to go to the bottom of the page and hit “Submit”!
Documentation on how to change the dates for the page “registrars-calendar” in the Registrar site.
- First, you need to edit the blocks that pull in the calendar information itself on the “registrars-calendar” page.
- To do so, in the Registrar site’s left hand folder navigation, select the folder blocks, then select the folder calendar-registrars.
- Once you’ve selected the folder, there are three blocks you need to edit.
- Select the courseregistrars-fall block. Hit Edit to edit the block.
- You need to edit the Feed URL to update it to the accurate dates. The feed URL will read as follows:
- Do not change any of the parameters in this Feed URL other than the date. Change the values after “&sdate=” to be the beginning date of the fall you wish this calendar to reflect, and change the “&edate=” to the ending date of the fall semester you want the calendar to display.
- A accurately configured Feed URL example for the fall semester is below:
- Next, select the courseregistrars-spring block. Also hit Edit to edit this calendar feed.
- You need to also edit this Feed URL to update it to the accurate dates. The feed URL will read as follows:
- Do not change any of the parameters in this Feed URL other than the date. Change the values after “&sdate=” to be the beginning date of the spring you wish this calendar to reflect, and change the “&edate=” to the ending date of the spring semester you want the calendar to display.
- A accurately configured Feed URL example for the spring is below:
- Next, you need to change the actual titles of the calendar to display on the page. To do this, select the block spring_header first.
- Hit Edit, and in the content editor change the text to the accurate and updated date. Be sure not not edit or adjust the table itself but only change the year date.
- This will change the title of the spring section of the calendar to the new date. (In the above example, “Spring 2014″ will display on the page.)
- To change the year date for the Fall header, you need to navigate to the calendars folder and select the actual registrars-calendar page. Hit Edit.
- Edit this page and change the year date in the content editor—make sure you hit submit.
Wesleyan has launched the newly redesigned Ricardian Explorer website. You can visit the site here: www.wesleyan.edu/re.