These training videos are intended to introduce you to using these various options that exist within the WiscWeb service. In some cases, the WiscWeb team can provide only best-effort support for plugins (i.e. wpDataTables and Gravity Forms) and Google Services (i.e. Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager). These videos will link to either a YouTube or Kaltura video.
For more information regarding User Experience, Content Management, and Accessibility please reach out to the Center for User Experience.
Using Gravity Forms
In this video, get a basic understanding of using the Gravity Forms plugin, creating and placing a form on a page as well as other options for confirmations and notifications.
Using The Events Calendar
In this video, get a basic understanding of using the Events Calendar plugin, creating events and the various shortcodes used to place calendar items on your pages.
More with Gravity Forms
A few more tips and tricks when using the Gravity Forms plugin on your pages.
User Experience and Content Management
Strategic User-Centered Website Design
Introduce users to a collaborative effort between the WiscWeb service and the Center for Digital Accessibility and User Experience to provide campus site developers and content creators further information and resources for their web presence at UW-Madison.
The Basics of Google Analytics
The Basics of Google Analytics training will help answer some of your introductory questions. Topics covered will include why you might use it to better understand your website traffic and keep visitors returning, and how to approach your analytics data. This training will also include an introductory walkthrough of a campus Google Analytics dashboard.
Accessibility for Content Creators
Learn how to apply good content design practices to make your web content more accessible and usable for all users, including people with disabilities.
Image Editing Using Adobe Photoshop
In this training video, you will learn how to edit images for your website using Adobe Photoshop, including required image sizes.
Deeper Dive Into Google Analytics
This class will cover the more pointed questions you can ask yourself besides looking at just the numbers: identifying pages that are performing poorly; tracking the success of social media and email campaigns; analyzing unique segments of data; comparing data against other metrics and time periods; and sharing your specific metrics with others (reporting).
Basics of User Testing
Learn strategies for asking your users to test your website and gather that feedback in a meaningful way to assist with site design and content decisions.
How to develop and measure your website goals
This free 60-minute facilitated session will introduce techniques to help UW-Madison website managers develop methods to match their UW-Madison business objectives to specific and measurable website goals. Topics covered include: measuring the right metrics, why goal setting matters, how to strategically think about website goals, and different ways of measuring.
What (Else) You Can Do With Google Analytics
In this training video, you will get a broader introduction to some of the various options that you have using Google Analytics.