Course Information

OmniUpdate Training Tools

Toolbox Review

OmniUpdate Support
  1. Functional Templates Overview
  2. Getting Started - Logging In
  3. omni.deanza.edu vs. www.deanza.edu
  4. OU Campus Interface - 3 Views
    • WYSIWYB Page Editor Toolbar View - Login > Button Selection
    • Page Actions Toolbar - Split View >  Publish, Properties and Check Links
    • Full Page Directory View - CLICK Content Tab > Need for Create New Page
  5. Editable Page Area Buttons - Page (green) vs. Global (orange)
  6. WYSIWYG Editor Toolbar - Complete description of tools
    Tutorials
  7. Page Actions Toolbar
  8. Full DirectoryView - Click Content Tab for full list of all page files and folders
    • Recycle and Restore
    • New (Use to Create New Page)
  9. Page Check In and Check Out - Turn on and turn off the light bulb
  10. Create a New Page and Folder - Content (Pages) Tab > +New (must be in Editable Web Pages Full View)
    • Template selection
  11. Saving (Preview) vs. Publishing (Review in new window)
  12. Using the Editor Tool Bar
    • Save often
    • Copying and Inserting Text from other Web pages or Word
    • Heading styles
    • Creating and Modifying Links
    • Uploading and Inserting Images
    • Creating and Modifying Tables
  13. Uploading Documents for Sharing - Content (Pages) Tab > Upload (must be in Editable Web Pages Full View) Download PDF Sample
  14. Quick Edit
  15. Logging Out - Check pages back in first (turn off the light)
  16. Best Practices
    • Image Sizing - Optimize image using before upload or after using OmniUpdate Image editor
    • Document Preparation - Convert to PDF
    • File naming - use lowercase, hypens or underscores (NO spaces!)  and include extension (eg.  .html, .pdf, .ppt, .doc, .jpg, .gif)
  17. Online User Guide at www.deanza.edu/webguide/omniupdate/user-guide/
  18. Email the Web Team at webteam@saturn.deanza.edu when ready to go LIVE if your site is still in omni.deanza.edu only
  19. Open Lab - Check for times at www.deanza.edu/webguide/omniupdate/users.html


Resource Links for Workshop



OmniUpdate Training Tools
Contact: Web Team
Phone: 408.864.5359
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Last Updated: 2/28/14