Faculty & Staff
1. How should I approach a site and its content?
2. When should I use a sub folder?
If a concept needs more than one page and is a distinct category from the other pages in the parent folder.
So if I have pages about a concept like this it is one folder
If concept 3 is more than one page make a subfolder so the pages are like this
3. What is an index page?
Each folder that is included in the navigation needs a page named 'index' at the top of the folder sort order. This is the 'home' page for that folder. When someone uses the breadcrumb links at the top of the content or the left side navigation they will go to the index page of that folder when it is clicked on.
Use the index page to convey, explain, or summarize the folder’s concept and/or list an explanation of the sub pages.
4. Why should I use Metadata?
Fill in the metadata of each page (spaces and caps ok but avoid special characters).
The metadata serve many purposes:
5. How do I write good content for the web?
Break the statements into digestible pieces. Remember, although we are a University we are not usually writing for college graduates (except in Graduate level courses).
Don't assume that anyone understands your department abreviations.
Present the concept of the page clearly with:
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