Web Site Guidelines for Content Editors

Contact the Behrend Web Team

  • If you encounter a problem with the website, such as a broken link, a missing image, a missing page, etc., please report the issue by clicking the Website Feedback link (located at the bottom of each web page). This link will direct you to the form, Report a Web Site Problem, which you can complete.
  • If you need assistance with the website (i.e., help with editing a web page, etc.), please email [email protected] instead of using the form.

General Guidelines

  1. Files

  • Do not use spaces or special characters for file names. Exception: A hyphen may be used.
  • Upload files to the proper folder (i.e., images or files).
  • The maximum file size is 2 MB. (If the file exceeds this size, contact [email protected].)
  1. Videos

  • Files must be in the MP4 format using H.264 codec for file compression.
  • Contact [email protected] to request that it be uploaded to Behrend’s YouTube account.
  • Provide the URL of the page where this video should be embedded.
  • Ensure the video is captioned.
  1. Images

  • Re-size images within Drupal by selecting pre-sized dimensions, if available.
  1. PDFs and Alternative Formats

  • Avoid PDFs, if possible, or make the PDF content available in another alternative, accessible format.
  • The preferred format for content is: Web page (1st choice) or an accessible Word document (2nd choice).
  • For Word documents, you must run the Accessibility Checker in Word and remediate any accessibility issues.
  1. Footer Components

  • Contact [email protected] if you:
    • Are unable to edit items for the manually populated sections of the components (i.e., Contact Information)
  1. Copyrighted Material

  • Do not use copyrighted material.