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Web Training Resources


Content Training

Content Resources

Research on readability/usability
How Users Read on the Web
Top 10 Guidelines for Homepage Usability
Great Summaries on ‘About Us’ Pages Engage Users and Build Trust

Hemingway App
Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear. The app highlights lengthy, complex sentences and common errors.

Grammarly's free writing app and grammar checker will make sure your messages, documents, and social media posts are clear, mistake-free, and impactful.

Image Resources

The university also maintains an archive of photos.
Download password: bengalroar2020

Tool for resizing images and optimizing image file size.

Online app for resizing and cropping images.

Accessibility and Quality Assurance Resources

DubBot provides quality checks - accessibility, misspellings, broken links, readability,  etc. 

It is important to make accommodations for users with visual or hearing impairments.

ITRC Accessibility Document Resources
Example of a screen reader in use

AI Resources and Prompts

AI prompts for CMS users
You can use prompts to generate ideas, write meta descriptions, and streamline content creation.


Google Bard


CMS Training

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Recordings of Special Sessions

Using AI for SEO and content ideas
May 2023
Examples of using AI prompts in different situations and ideas on writing your own prompts.

DubBot training
July 2022
Basic information about DubBot and some specific examples you may encounter.


Content types
January 2022
Reminders on content type basics, Themes, Content wrappers, Single column content types, Setting up staff directories