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Keeping your Georgia Tech modules and website up to date and secure from hackers is a crucial part of your website.
OIT does not offer site maintenance or security patching services, so you will need to handle this yourself, or with an in-house or approved freelance web developer.
If you are migrating an existing website over to Drupal, one consideration is how you redirect the old Web page addresses (URLs) to the appropriate pages on the Drupal version of the site.
_____ Decide who will be the site's owner (this must be a faculty or staff member.)
_____ Decide who will be the site's technical lead (administrator), and who will be in charge of updating the site's content on an on-going basis (editor).
_____ Determine whether a workflow (approval process) is needed for content production if there are multiple site editors.
_____ The technical lead(s) should add and manage users, and give them appropriate permissions to contribute, edit, or publish content.
Adding a Mercury Block to a page is different than adding a block directly to a page.
There is a special kind of Block called a "Menu Block." It can be added to any page.
A menu block looks like this:
Using a Carousel on your website is optional. The images needed to make Slides are BIG. So if you don't have regular access to large, high-resolution images, you can turn off the Carousel.
You can easily display a feed of your unit's news or events in special blocks called Mercury Blocks.
First of all, using a Carousel is optional on your website. As you will see below, the images needed to make Carousel Slides are BIG. So, if you don't have regular access to large, high-resolution images, you can turn off the Carousel.
A carousel slide is a rather large picture.
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