@theU posting guidelines

Posting checklist

Before hitting "Publish," be sure you have all of the following:

Headline

"Add title"

Author name

"Author Name Override"

Author title and affiliation

"Author Title Override"

PR/Media contact(s)

"PR Contact" drop-down
"Media Contacts" drop-down

Primary Category

This only applies to feature posts; not "Announcements"
"Primary Category">>"Category" drop-down
Do not use "News Releases" as a primary category

Excerpt

"Excerpt"
Limit of 30 words

Categories

"Categories" sidebar checkboxes
This is where you can check the "News Releases" category

Tags

"Tags" sidebar

Featured image

"Featured Image">>"Set featured image"
Make sure the image dimensions are correct: 16:9 ratio AND 2000x1125 pixels
Note that "Announcements" do NOT have a Featured Image

Featured or header image

The "Featured image" for your post (aka header image) needs to be BOTH of the following:

  • 16:9 ratio
  • 2000x1125 pixels

Here is how to resize and save your image properly.

Headings

If your post has sections or event details, then you will utilize headings options.

"Heading 4" with "UU Red Text" + Bold

This heading option is for the basic section headers that you would normally just bold.

"Heading 3" with "UU Red Text" + Bold

This heading option is for a section with subsections, like for events.

Example:

Important Event Title

Date and time

May 21, 2020 Ι 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location

University Marketing & Communications House

Parking

Anywhere you can in Ft. Douglas

Hyperlinks

When you are hyperlinking in a story, be sure to manually underline it and enable it to open in a new tab.

How to enable a link to open in a new tab

  1. Highlight the word(s) that you want to hyperlink.
  2. Click the "Insert/edit link" icon in the menu.
  3. Enter the URL of the link.
  4. Click the "Link options" icon.
  5. Click the box to check it next to "Open link in new tab."
  6. Click "Add Link."