- Q: The WYSIWYG Editor doesn't work at all, what's wrong?
- Q: I don't like the layout. How do I change the look or the font and colors?
A: You can't. The purpose of the CMS is to keep the College's web pages in a uniform look and feel. If you would like to design a site outside of the CMS, you may do so on othello server.
- Q: Why can't I edit a page in my site?
A: Some pages are completely diven by the database, and have been designated as locked to only administrators. Email email@example.com with updates to these pages.
- Q: Why does my page not look like it is supposed to?
A: This may be caused by a number problems. Attempt the following:
- Stay simple: Complex table layouts and lots of graphics can be tricky to predict, and are usually unnecessary.
Validate you HTML: go to http://validator.w3.org and enter the address of your web page. If the site reports that your page has errors, it may be changing the layout of your page. For help fixing HTML code, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Start over. Copy and paste your text into a text editor (notepad or textedit, NOT MS Word), then copy it and paste it back into the editor.
- Q: I don't like the WYSIWYG, can I turn it off?
A: Yes. WYSIWYG Editor settings can be adjusted in the ï¿½My Accountï¿½ menu of the CMS.
- Q: Can I use a program such as Dreamweaver to create my web pages?
A: Although it is possible, Dreamweaver and other HTML editors can sometimes create HTML code which does not validate, and may ruin your layout. Dreamweaver can be calibrated to generate valid code, but it and similar programs still often create bad links. It is better to use the WYSIWYG Editor.
- Q: Where can I learn more about creating web pages?
A: Many online XHTML tutorials exist: