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May 20 | Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

Thursday, May 20, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get those who create digital technology (websites, online courses, digital materials, online documents, software, mobile apps, etc.) thinking and learning about making digital technology accessible and inclusive to people with varying abilities.

On May 20, take an hour, or two, to:

Enjoy the day! In the next few weeks, try to take one piece of information you learned from Global Accessible Awareness Day and use it to improve the accessibility of your WSU digital technology.

May 21 | Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020

Thursday, May 21, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get those who create electronic and information technology (websites, software, mobile apps, online documents, etc.) thinking and learning about making accessible and inclusive technology for users with varying abilities.

On May 21, take an hour to:

May 16 | Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

Thursday, May 16, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get those who create electronic and information technology (websites, software, mobile apps, online documents, etc.) thinking and learning about making accessible and inclusive technology for users with varying abilities.

On May 16, take an hour to:

Adding Search Engine XML Sitemaps |Open Lab May 3rd, 2019

Topic: Setting up XML Sitemaps for WordPress sites.
Location: ITB 2071 & Online at
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/459592374
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

We recently added Google XML Sitemaps to our WSUWP Plaftorm to enable site administrators to create and manage XML sitemaps. For this weeks open lab we will demo how to activate the plugin and configure it for your site!

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

Gutenberg Editor |Open Lab April 26th, 2019

Topic: Adam Turner will demo his work on integrating the new Gutenberg editor.
Location Change: ITB 2071
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

For this weeks open lab Adam Turner will give a brief overview and demonstration of the pioneering work he’s doing integrating the new Gutenberg editor and WSU’s theme.

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

Open Lab for April 19th, 2019

Topic: Using Gravity Forms to automatically create posts from user submitted content.
Location Change: ITB 2071
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

For open lab this week we’ll spend some time walking through how to set up Gravity Forms to automatically create posts from user submissions including approval and review workflows.

If you have any general website support questions open lab is a great place to bring them!

Open Lab for April 12th, 2019

Topic: Brainstorming session on SEO for the WSUWP Platform and WSU websites.
Location Change: ITB 2071
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

For open lab this Friday we’d like to spend some time discussing search engine optimization needs for WSU websites. Specifically we’d like to hear from you what tools, features, and training you think would be beneficial to improving SEO on your site(s).

If you have any questions about SEO or general website support Open Lab is a great place to bring them!