This snippet creates a single card with text over an image or colored background that links to another page or website. The slide out button can be customized. The spacing around each card is controlled in the Boxed Sections snippet that the Card is inserted into.
This snippet creates a row of solid or hollow colored circles for statistic touting. The number or ranking part of the statistic goes into the shape and the remaining text appears beneath. The circles could have background images instead of solid color. The font colors are predetermined and cannot be changed.
Redirects are important when webpage URLs change on your website. There are many reasons why this could happen:
- your site’s root folder name may need to change because your department is going through a name change
- you may change the name of a folder or subfolder
- you may move a page, folder, or file
- you may delete a page, folder, or file
When any of these actions occur, it is important that a proper redirect is put into place. This ensures that the old URL continues to work for any users who find it or have it saved.
Redirects help preserve the search engine rankings that you have built up over time and shows search engines that you responsibly manage your website. A failure to place or request proper redirects can leave your users frustrated with 404 errors and can cause your search engine rankings to plummet, making it harder to find your website moving forward.
Placing or Requesting Redirects
If your website is in OU Campus, the UMC web team will manage redirects for you. All we need are two pieces of information:
- the old URL(s) (e.g.: https://www.mtu.edu/umc/services/web/)
- the new URL(s) (e.g.: https://www.mtu.edu/umc/services/digital/)
If you are deleting content, you may not have a new URL. However, we can still redirect that content to something relevant (at a minimum, your homepage).
Email email@example.com with the redirect information and we will place your redirects for you.
If your website is not in OU Campus, you may still be able to request a redirect through Central IT. Email your website, old URL, and now URL to firstname.lastname@example.org and they will let you know what they are able to do.
There are many instances when you need to display hours on your webpage—hours of operation, advisor walk-in hours, and learning center times to name a few. The following formatting recommendations and tips for displaying basic hours will make them easy to see and understand by both sighted users and anyone using a screen reader. Additional formatting information can be found in the University Editorial Guide.
This snippet allows you to add a highlighted ranking in the middle of regular text.
This snippet allows you to add a standalone ranking. This looks best when not full-page width, such as in a boxed section as they are not very wide. The link and second line of italic text are optional.
This snippet allows you to create a styled testimonial quote.
You can add customizable social media icons to the footer of your website, just below the contact information. This is only available in the _props.pcf file within the root folder for your site or the folder where navigation is restarted.
You can choose to add call to action buttons at the top of the footer on your website. You can choose to add just the Give button linked to a page of your choice, just the recruitment buttons with preset links, or all four. The default is no buttons. This is only available in the _props.pcf file within the root folder for your site or the folder where navigation is restarted.