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Login

How to login to TerminalFour.

Adding Content

Add text and images to your site by using content types.

Approving content

How to approve content types and sections for publishing.

Archive sections

How to make and use them to store sections and content.

Colors and web accessibility

Certain combinations of our official colors do meet accessibility standards for color blindness or other visual impairments.

Content history

Terminalfour keeps a history of all versions of content types. When you click save, a version is stored in the history.

Content purge

Inactive (deleted) content is purged from the system each semester.

Content type features

Content types can be mirrored, duplicated, moved, expired, and have version history.

Create a Button

How to turn a link into a button.

Create a section

How to create a new section (web page) for your site.

Creating Links

Add links to your content - section links, content links, and external links.

Deleting Content

Removing content from the website (not permanent).

Direct Edit

A quick way to edit a page you are viewing on your browser.

DubBot

How to find errors and correct them.

Duplicate content

Duplicate creates a copy of a content type and allows you to put it on another page (section).

Embed Code

How to insert embed code into a content type.

Forms

There are a few options for creating different kinds of forms.

Headings

Headings are useful for structure and scannability. They are necessary for accessibility and SEO.

Helper Sections

Helper sections appear in each branch and have a specific purpose. Examples are branch_title and left_sidebar.

Image Description (alt text)

How to add a description of images you upload. Image descriptions are required to meet accessibility standards.

Image Sizes

Basic guidelines and suggestions for what size images should be.

Insert Media

How to add images, PDF's, and Microsoft Office docs to a content type.

Media Snippets

A snippet is a chunk of code stored in the media library that can add content to your page.

Mirror content

Show a content type on multiple pages simultaneously.

Page Description

A Page Description is a short snippet of text that describes the page's content. It is used by search engines to categorize pages.

Page Title

The page title is what is displayed in the tab of the browser. Search engines use the title to categorize the page.

Preview Content

How to preview pages and content before publishing.

Publish and expiration dates

How to set a publish date, expiration date, or review date.

Publish Content

Publishing moves content from TerminalFour to the website.

Refresher course

If it's been a while since you last logged in or attended training, these videos will remind you of the most basic things you need to know.

Replace a PDF

Replace an existing PDF in the media library with an updated version.

Replace an existing image

How to upload a new version of an existing image.

Resize Images

Change the size of your image to meet guidelines.

Search Engine Optimization

Basic things you can do to make your page more appealing to search engines like Google.

Sidebar content

Creating a sidebar for your page(s) and adding content.

Site Structure

The site structure shows all of your pages and allows you to manage them.

Smugmug

How to download images for your website.

T4 Fundamentals

The fundamental concepts that need to be understood when working in TerminalFour (T4).

Tables

Making and editing tables.

Tables and Accessibility

Tables must be made in a certain way to meet accessibility standards.

Text Editor

Features available in the text editor and tips on using it.

Upload Media

How to add an image or document to your Media library folder.

URL

Understand how URLs are created and how to change the URL of your page.

Web Accessibility

How to make your site compliant with rules about visually impaired users.

Writing Content

Preparing and organizing your content for effective communication.

Writing link text

Link text should tell users what will happen when they click on the link.