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Global Asset Listing

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 cmshelp@mtu.edu. These assets will all begin with [Global].

  • Apply Now Button (/apply/): This asset is a gold button with the text “Apply Now” that links to the Banweb application page.
  • Apply Now No-Box Sidebar Button (Banweb): This asset include the Sidebar Right No Box snippet around a gold button with the text “Apply Now” that links to the Banweb application page. It should only be used in a Right Sidebar region.
  • General Enrollment Stat: This asset is only text showing the current advertised enrollment number.
  • Generic Social Media Feed Connect: This asset displays recent social media posts and links to social media for Michigan Tech. At this time, this asset can only display Michigan Tech content. There is no option to customize for a specific department.
    Social Media connect widget.
  • Job Posting Template Campus and Community Section: This is the Campus and Community information section that can be used in the Main Content region of a page that includes a heading, paragraph, and images. This is found in the jobs template.
    Campus and Community global asset content.
  • Job Posting Template Relocation Resources: This is the Relocation Resources section that can be used in the Main Content region of a page that includes a heading, text, and links. This is found in the jobs template.
    Relocation Resources asset content.
  • Jobs Page Template About Michigan Tech Sidebar: This asset is a Sidebar Right Boxed snippet with a title of “About Michigan Tech” then links to various informational pages. It should only be used in a Right Sidebar region.
    About Michigan Tech boxed sidebar.
  • Tout #: The assets beginning with “Tout #” are most commonly used in List Spread Tout Buttons snippets in the Button Text (Linked) field. This is the number or statistic portion of the statement. Use this asset in conjunction with the matching “Tout Text” asset. Where possible, the content is linked to an appropriate webpage, creating the Go button functionality of the touts.
  • Tout Text: The assets beginning with “Tout Text” are used in conjunction with the matching “Tout #” asset. This is the text portion of the statement. In a List Spread Tout Buttons snippet, this asset is used in the Content After field.
  • Undergraduate Admissions Sidebar: This asset is a Sidebar Right Boxed snippet with a title of “Admissions” then links to important admissions information. It should only be used in a Right Sidebar region.
    Admissions boxed right sidebar with links.

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Web Content Asset

This asset is used for entering formatted text or media items. You might create a snippet (such as a Sidebar Right: Box), linked text, content that includes images or videos, or other formatted content. Content is created in an editor similar to the TinyMCE editor that is used for content.

web-content-asset

From the assets screen, click on the arrow next to the green +New button in the upper right corner and select Web Content.

web-content-window

  • Name: Enter the name for the asset. Start the name with your site URL in brackets to keep things organized.
  • Description: Enter a description for the asset, if desired.
  • Tags: Assets can be filtered by tag. Enter tag information, if desired.
  • Lock to site: Skip this item.
  • Access Group: Select the site name from the dropdown so that only people with access to edit your site can edit your asset.
  • Available To: This can be left at Everyone if you think it may be useful in other sites. If you set this to your site name, it can only be used within your site.
  • Asset Content: This is where you will create your content. The editor is similar to the content editor, though some of the icons may look slightly different.
  • Click the blue Create button when you are done to create the asset.
  • Publish the asset so that it will be visible when it is on a live website.

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