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March 2013

Hosting Videos on YouTube

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, March 22, 2013 - 5:15pm

Have you ever wondered "how do I host my videos on YouTube?" There are a couple of options depending on your audience.

Departmental Videos

If the videos you want to embed are only relevant to your own departmental website then:

  1. Create a Google account for your dept/...

Getting Started on Sites: How to Add Images to Your Content

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, March 22, 2013 - 11:32am

Welcome back! This is the fourth blog post in a series on how to create a Drupal 7 personal website using Stanford Sites....

Staging Content for Websites: Google Docs & Clean HTML

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 11:02am

While working on websites, we at Stanford Web Services have found that inventorying and rewriting your content so that you're ready to put it into your newly-delivered (but relatively empty) website is one of the toughest parts of migrating to...

Getting Started on Sites: How to Attach Documents to Your Content

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, March 15, 2013 - 9:00am

Welcome back!  This is the third blog post in a series on how to create a Drupal 7 personal website using Stanford Sites....

Less is More

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 5:17pm

less is more graph

When it comes to reaching your readers, less is more. When you are adding blocks and content to your site, ask yourself, "Does this help my...

Getting Started on Sites: Configuring Your Personal Drupal Site

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, March 8, 2013 - 9:00am

This is the second post in a series on creating your personal Drupal 7 site using Stanford Sites, a free service provided by Stanford Web Services.  In the...

Expository Sketch is the New RFP

a face for radio Posted by Zach Chandler on Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 9:56am

At SWS, I have developed an improved method for vendor selection over “traditional RFP”, but it can take a little explaining—to clients and vendors alike—as to why it’s better, and why its worth the time investment.

Why change?  To be honest, a couple of years ago we were pretty happy...

Using Stanford Web Forms in Drupal websites

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, March 4, 2013 - 9:03am

Stanford provides a flexible, easy-to-use web-based form service - a great free resource for site owners.  According to the Web Forms Service website:

"Stanford community members can use the...

Getting Started on Sites: How to Request a Personal Drupal Site

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, March 1, 2013 - 9:00am

This blog post is the first in a series on setting up your personal Drupal site on Stanford Sites.

The Stanford Sites Drupal hosting service is a free service for the Stanford community that provides centrally-maintained and...