Tutorials

Create a News or Blog Page

By Public Affairs on March 31, 2015 in Posts, Tutorials

Useful for sharing news stories, press releases and blog posts, these pages display summaries of your posts. Learn how to set up your news or blog page.

Create an Individual Person Post

By Public Affairs on March 31, 2015 in People, Tutorials

Posts for an individual person provide detailed information about the person being featured. They can include a featured image, contact information, personal information and a detailed description of the person. Learn how to create an person post.

Create an Events Page

By Public Affairs on March 30, 2015 in Events, Tutorials

Useful for upcoming events and events archives, an event page displays summaries of your event posts. Learn how to set up your events page.

Create an Items Page

By Public Affairs on March 30, 2015 in Items, Tutorials

Useful for displaying journal articles, rooms of a building, services provided and more, an items page displays a sortable, grid summary of your items posts. Learn how to set up your items page.

Create a People Page

By Public Affairs on March 30, 2015 in People, Tutorials

Useful for biographies of your staff members, speakers for a conference and more, a people page displays summaries of your people posts. Learn how to set up your people page.

Creating 301 Redirects on WashU Sites

By Public Affairs on March 25, 2015 in Tutorials, WashU Sites

If you’ve moved pages from their original locations on your former website or replaced any old pages with pages that have different URLs on your new website, you will need to set up 301 (permanent) redirects. Redirects sit on the server in the old location; when a user enters an old URL, the user...

Unhide from Search Engines

By Public Affairs on March 25, 2015 in Tutorials

Your website’s privacy settings control whether or not Google and other search engines can find it. Default setting: Hide from Google When a WashU Site is first provisioned, the visibility is set to discourage search engines from indexing the site. Essentially, this means that anyone who ha...