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2024 Summer Workshop Series: Web Tools & Integrations

Explore our broader catalog of web tools and elevate your team's communication efforts

The UCOMM web team is back this summer with a slate of special workshop offerings. A departure from our usual offerings, these workshops offer a broader look at our web tool kit. These workshops may interest both new and veteran content maintainers alike.

This workshop series will run from Tuesday June, 18th through Friday June, 21st. Register for one – or all – of these workshops today. Hope to see you there!

An Introduction to v4 of the NC State Theme

Date: Tue June, 18th | Time: 1 – 2 PM

Introducing the latest evolution of the NC State Web Platform – Version 4 (v4). Elevate your website with an updated feature set and quality of life enhancements. v4 brings a fresh array of new tools, while still offering the features you expect from the NC State Theme.

This workshop will cover what’s new in v4 of the NC State Theme. This workshop should prove beneficial to new and seasoned users of the NC State Theme alike. Some focus areas will be:

  • Academic Programs, Resources, Non-credit Programs, and Courses custom post types.
  • Slate form integration
  • Patterns
  • New blocks: Fancy Paragraph, Scrolling Spotlight, Headshot
  • Alternative masthead and footer

Exploring the NC State Advertising Page Builder

Date: Wed June, 19th | Time: 11 AM – 12 PM

A general overview of The NC State Advertising Page Builder (NC State Ad Platform) offered by UCOMM. The NC State Ad Platform is a centralized site for building temporary advertising landing pages. These ad-centric pages include features not found in the traditional NC State Theme and support a number of different implementation options.

Email Generator: An Overview

Date: Thu June, 20th | Time: 11 AM – 12 PM

Explore how to create templated emails with the Email Generator. Keep messaging organized and on brand all through a familiar WordPress interface.

This workshop will cover the following:

  • Overview of the Email Generator dashboard
  • Templates and blocks
  • Building and sending emails

WordPress Office Hours

Date: Fri June, 21st | Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

Get web help from OIT and UCOMM devs. This is a drop in session where you can bring questions or concerns related to WordPress. No registration is required.