Category Archives: CMN 288

Summary of Course Resources:

CMN288 makes extensive use of a customized FCAD WordPress system. This enables ProCom to enhance WordPress by offering additional privacy options, plugins and extra themes.

Remember that as a WordPress user at a large organization (Ryerson University), you won’t be able to fully customize your WordPress site. However, any feature requests can be emailed to procomhelp@ryerson.ca.

WordPress: Editorial workflow

EditFlow offers several features to help you communicate with your team and facilitate campaign planning. It allows you to organize your users into groups to mimic and reflect real organizational structure. Once the groups are established, you can keep track of each post’s publishing workflow. To integrate edit flow: Step 1: Add Users and Groups… Read More »

WordPress: Adding a portfolio to your blog

Nimble Portfolio is used to build media galleries that showcase your design work, photography, filmography, or any other project you wish to display on your WordPress website. To integrate Nimble Portfolio, navigate to: Step 1: Set portfolio filters The NimblePortfolio tab is found along the left sidebar on your WordPress dashboard. Hover the mouse over… Read More »

WordPress: Contact Forms plugin

Contact makes it easy to add contact forms to any page of your WordPress site. To integrate Contact: Step 1: Add New Form Find Contact in the left sidebar of your WordPress dashboard. In the pop-out menu, click Add New. Once on the redirected page, click the blue Add New button. Step 2: Fill Details Add… Read More »

WordPress: Events+

Events+ allows you to create and manage any event directly through the WordPress dashboard. It offers over thirty features to help keep track of your event such as event countdowns, RSVP lists, and integrated maps. To integrate Events: Step 1: Add an event Find and click Events on the left sidebar. Or, hover the mouse… Read More »

WordPress: Google Analytics Guide

Google Analytics provides information on site traffic, how visitors use your site, and where your visitors are from. The statistics provided by Google Analytics can help you improve your site and visitor experience. To integrate Google Analytics: Step 1: Login to Google Account  Locate Google Analytics in the left sidebar (under the Settings menu) in… Read More »

Tutorial: Understandings analytics

Analytics are a start to measuring the success of a website. But there is a strategic dimension to how we use these numbers to inform design. The following sections will ink you to resources that break down analytics as a measurement tool, provide you with an undestanding of Google Analytics (to measure web pages) and… Read More »

Tutorial: WordPress Basics

A WordPress Video Tutorial library is now available to ProCom Blogs users! These video tutorials are design to be brief, so be sure to review this resource before you spend time searching Google.