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BADCamp 2014: Linnea's thoughts from the Higher Ed Summit

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 9:00am

During BADCamp this year, I participated in the Higher Ed Summit. We learned about how other universities are rolling out Drupal and central web policies through a panel discussion, had a series of...

Writing for the Web #6: Freeing your content from HTML tables used for layout

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 8:00am

A long while ago I wrote a post about working with Google Docs to prep and remove old formatting from content, which was serving me well, but I recently encountered a site that my old methods weren't helping. The site used table cells for creating layouts within content and...

Writing for the Web #4: Lists

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Monday, February 3, 2014 - 8:07am

This is the fourth post in my series on Writing for the Web. In this post, I will outline some options for how to use lists online.


Making text scannable with lists


Human beings communicate by talking, which often leads to writing that is conversational or prose-...

Imagery 101: Image accessibility

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 9:05am

Welcome to Imagery 101! Last time we looked at how to prepare your image for the web. In this post, we'll learn how to add your image to...

OpenWeb Conference 2013

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 9:07am

Over a weekend in mid-July several members of Stanford IT Services turned up at the OpenWeb conference held at the Paypal Town Hall in San Jose. This conference, the brain child of John Foliot,  had its roots at Stanford.  ...

Writing for the Web #1: Calls to Action

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 11:17am

Get people more engaged in your content! With this post, I'll outline two basic guidelines for writing good Calls to Action to lead users through your site.


What is a Call to Action?


A Call to Action is a snippet of text with a link, sometimes styled as a button...

Working with Content in Drupal: an introduction to design, accessibility, and SEO

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 2:56pm

About a month back now at Drupal Camp, I presented on best practices for formatting your content for the web in the context of Drupal. Highlights included: what well-structured content is, why we care about it and how to make it in Drupal, with special focus on the CKEditor WYSIWYG (what you see...

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