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Contribute User Tutorial

Contribute Training for University Web Editors

The following tutorial is designed for web editors who are maintaining a site in the University web style. The tutorial guides the user through common tasks in Macromedia Contribute and also gives a useful guide to following the style.

Web Editors must read through the tutorial below before starting to maintain and update a site in the University web style.

Introduction to Using Contribute

Word icon Chapter 1 - Opening the Site Connection Key
Word icon Chapter 2 - Quick Tour of the Contribute Interface
Word icon Chapter 3 - Introduction to Style Conventions of External Site

Adding Content to Your Pages

Word icon Chapter 4 - Adding Text to your Pages
Word icon Chapter 5 - Adding Heading 2, 3 and 4 Titles to your Pages
Word icon Chapter 6 - Adding a Bulleted List
Word icon Chapter 7 - Adding a "Contact Us" Table
Word icon Chapter 8 - Adding a Data Table (Customizing with your own data)

 

Adding Images to Your Pages

Word icon Chapter 9 - Adding an Image to your Pages
  Adding an Image from your Computer | Using the Webtools Image Gallery | Using a Table to Layout an Image

Adding Links to Your Pages

Word icon Chapter 10 - Adding Links to your Pages
  Adding a Link to a Page within the University Website | Adding a Link to a Page Outwith the University | Adding an Email Link | Adding Section Anchor Links | Adding a Link to an Adobe Acrobat PDF File or other document format

 

Adding Pages to the Site

Word icon Chapter 11 - Adding a New Page to the Site
Word icon Chapter 12 - Adding Meta Data to the Pages
  Adding Meta Description and Keywords | Checking the Page Title

Good Housekeeping Practice with Files and Folders

Word icon Chapter 13- Good Housekeeping Practice with Files and Folders
  Advice on Naming Conventions for Files and Folders | Deleting Pages, Old Images and Documents from the Web Servers