Digital Team to Present on SEO, Accessibility, and Designing for Mobile

Posted on 8/21/2017 4:58:36 PM

The Digital Team invites all web maintainers to join us for a series of three College Technology Day presentations on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

Come sharpen your skills! Learn to make your website more likely to found, accessible to those with disabilities, and ready for today’s mobile devices.

Get Found: Search Engine Optimization for Web Maintainers

9:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
Stouffer Hall, Rm. 141
Mike Powers, Director of Electronic Communications, IUP Digital Team

A great website can’t help you meet your goals if no one can find it. Learn how IUP.edu has been built for search engine optimization (SEO) and find out what you can do to be found more often. Learn techniques that can increase your visibility on both external search engines (like Google and Bing) and on our internal site search.

Make It Accessible: Online Accessibility for Web Maintainers

10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m.
Stouffer Hall, Rm. 141
Mike Powers and Jessie Groll, IUP Digital Team

According to the 2010 census, 18.7 percent of Americans have a disability that may make using websites difficult. Following accessibility guidelines can make our websites usable for this large population. It’s also the law! Learn how IUP.edu has been built for accessibility and how you can make sure your content is usable by as many people as possible.

Make It Mobile: Mobile Readiness for Web Maintainers

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.
Stouffer Hall, Rm. 258
Jessie Groll, Web Developer, IUP Digital Team

In November 2016, mobile traffic on the web eclipsed desktop traffic for the first time. Find out how the Digital Team has adapted our site for this new normal and find out how to increase your website’s mobile-readiness. Learn tips on image use and sizing, content layout, and CMS tools (including smart forms and PageBuilder layouts) to bring it all together for a mobile-ready page.