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Site Menus |Open Lab July 12th, 2019

Topic: Site Menus
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 am

A bad site menu can hide information from users while a good one can help them find things they didn’t even know they were looking for. In this open lab we will be going over how to effectively and efficiently setup your site’s menu.

As always, if you have any general website support questions or feedback open lab is a great place to bring them!

Also if you have a topic you would like to hear more about or some constructive criticism, please let us know: Open Lab Feedback Survey

Working with Keywords & SEO |Open Lab June 28th, 2019

Topic: Keywords | Search Engine Optimization
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 am

SEO Keywords are words and word groups that allow people to find a website through a search engine like Google or Bing. Having an effective keyword strategy can significantly improve your ranking on search engines and increase the traffic to your site. For this open lab we will cover what keywords are, how to use them, and some basic keyword management strategies.

As always, if you have any general website support questions or feedback open lab is a great place to bring them!

Also if you have a topic you would like to hear more about or some constructive criticism, please let us know: Open Lab Feedback Survey

Guide to Alternative Text on Images (Alt text) |Open Lab June 21st, 2019

Topic: Alt text
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 am

In this open lab we will talk about what makes good alt text as well when to use it. Also the difference between alt text and captions and how to describe complex images.

As always, if you have any general website support questions or feedback open lab is a great place to bring them!

Also if you have a topic you would like to hear more about or some constructive criticism, please let us know: Open Lab Feedback Survey

List of Accessibility tools

As discussed in this morning’s open lab here is the list of accessibility tools:

For general site assessment:

For demonstrating disabilities:

Screen readers:

Documentation and tools:

Accessibility Tools|Open Lab June 14th, 2019

Topic: Accessibility tools
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 am

In this open lab we will be going over several tools used to better identify accessibility concerns including vision blockers and how to use a screen reader.

As always, if you have any general website support questions or feedback open lab is a great place to bring them!

Also if you have a topic you would like to hear more about or some constructive criticism, please let us know: Open Lab Feedback Survey

Intro to Qualtrics|Open Lab June 7th, 2019

Topic: Qualtrics
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 am

Qualtrics is a simple to use web-based survey tool to conduct survey research, evaluations and other data collection activities. We’ll go over creating simple forms and how to leverage the different flows available.

As always, if you have any general website support questions or feedback open lab is a great place to bring them!

Intro to WordPress – June 2019 Edition

This will be a general introduction training. Whether you are new to WordPress here at WSU or just need a refresher, everyone is welcome to attend.

If you are on the Pullman campus – WHERE: ITB 2071 – Please come in person.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 18th@ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

If you are not on the Pullman campus :
https://wsu-k20.zoom.us/j/960317343

Meeting ID: 960 317 343

Phone Call (long distance)
+1 669 900 6833
+16699006833,,960317343# US (One Tap Mobile Call)

Nested Gravity Forms |Open Lab May 31st, 2019

Topic: Nested Gravity Forms
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Presenter: Sheilah Schneider
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 am

Sheilah will be talking about her implementation of nested Gravity Forms. Gravity Forms is a Platform wide plugin used for contact, registrations or any other applications where you need to gather data from your users.

As always, if you have any general website support questions or feedback open lab is a great place to bring them!

Open Graph Plugin |Open Lab May 24th, 2019

Topic: Creating Accessible Tables
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 am

Open Graph is plugin which will allow you to customize the summary and image of your posts and pages that you present on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. This can also help with better SEO and the text presented by search engines.

As always, if you have any general website support questions or feedback open lab is a great place to bring them!

Creating Accessible Tables |Open Lab May 17th, 2019

Topic: Creating Accessible Tables
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Presenter: Lesa McPeak
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Lesa, will be giving a talk on creating accessible HTML tables. She will be covering simple tabular data as well as more complex configurations.

As always, if you have any general website support questions or feedback open lab is a great place to bring them!