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.
Beginners Training Videos
In this video, you will learn about the general process of logging into your WiscWeb site as well as the basic settings you may want to look at as you begin to set up your site.
In this video, you will learn how to create pages within the UW Theme, the various page elements that you have access to, as well has how to create posts.
In this video, you will learn the process of creating menus within your site (both main navigation and a footer menu) as well as an introduction to the idea of on-page navigation.
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.
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.
User Experience and Content Management
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 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.
Learn how to apply good content design practices to make your web content more accessible and usable for all users, including people with disabilities.
In this training video, you will learn how to edit images for your website using Adobe Photoshop, including required image sizes.
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).
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.
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.
In this training video, you will get a broader introduction to some of the various options that you have using Google Analytics.