Learning Commons:Student Orientation/Working With Content
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Note: Currently, the Learning Commons website is transitioning to the new format. The section "How to edit content in WordPress (Current site) " is tutorial for the current site, and "How to edit content in WordPress (New site)"is tutorial for the new Learning Commons site. Please note that the workflow of the new Learning Commons site is drastically different from the current Learning Commons site.
Content that is releavant both in the current Learning Commons site and New Learning Commons site
- Creating the blog
- Nick's 8 Principles of Good Blogging
- Best Practice to attribute the image
- Comments, Outreach, and Social media
How to edit content in WordPress (Current/old site)
- Adding Media and Links
- Creating the Post
- Adding blog post to Carousel (slideshow) on front page
- Image size specification
Formatting a Home Page
Home Page is referring to https://learningcommons.ubc.ca/
Formatting a Landing Pages
Landing Pages are referring to pages like Highlights. Tutoring and Studying, Student Toolkits, Resource Guides and Faculty Resources
- Add a flag to the thumbnails of the Landing Page(depreciated)
- Add a thumbnail to Landing Page(depreciated)
Formatting a Child Page
Child Pages are referring to individual pages, such as Study Spaces
Creating a Student Toolkits
Student Toolkits are referring to pages that are part of Student Toolkit Landing Page. An example of Student Toolkits are Interacting with Profs.
Formatting a blog
See an example of past student blog posts from here.
How to edit content in WordPress (New Learning Commons Website)
For tips on how to edit the content in WordPress, see Transition and Training>Transitioning to Website on Teams.