There are several assets created and maintained by University Marketing and Communications, described below, that can be used on your website. As the data included in these assets changes, we will update them and the updated information will automatically update on any pages where the asset is used. Check back as this list gets updated as new assets are added. Suggestions for new assets can be sent to email@example.com. These assets will all begin with [Global]. Continue reading
Assets are pieces of content that are saved in a central location that can be used on multiple pages or in multiple sites. If the asset content is changed that change is applied to all pages using it. To insert an asset, click the asset icon , select the asset you want to use, and click Insert. The actual asset content will not be visible while you are editing. You will be able to see it from the preview. Some University-wide assets have already been created for you to use including university-wide touts. Since it can change frequently, a description of available assets can be found at blogs.mtu.edu/webmaster/asset-listing.
Assets can be created by selecting Assets from the Content menu in the Global Navigation bar. You could create an asset for content that will be used on multiple pages, within your site or among other sites, so you don’t have to recreate it each time you use it and so that all instances of it can be updated at once. There are four types of assets that you can create: Web Content, Plain Text, Image Gallery, and Form.
You can upload files to the CMS in order to link to them on a webpage. Types of files you can upload include audio, video, PDFs, Microsoft Office files, and more. These files have a size limit of 1GB each.
This snippet inserts social media icons onto the page. Frequently used in the heading of RSS Feed snippets (Full News, Announcements) or Top Title with More Links snippet or beneath the left navigation. This would create only the social media icons shown in the image. The Social Icons snippet was inserted into a Top Title snippet. It can also be used in a sidebar.