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WordPress Red Sites

LAS has a few customized templates available which speed up the process of getting a new Red site together. We will help you request the appropriate one and make some basic adjustments to get started.

These templates include:

  • LAS Department Template
  • LAS Lab Template (appropriate for labs and research groups)
  • UIC Course Template (appropriate for course where there is a desire to share content with the broader public)
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  • Header Image Selection – Guide To Choosing And Altering Header Images For Red Websites
  • How To Resize and Crop with Photoshop – this PDF is the guide to image preparation created by LAS Graphic Designer, Myrna Romero
  • Image Resolution and Sizing – How to Find Resolution and Image Sizes of Graphics Files
  • LAS Red Profile Migration Guide – this PDF is the latest version of guidelines we are using to move profile content into Red. We are looking to address consistency for items which are not discipline-specific. Look for further updates as we work with the content of more departments.
  • LAS Red Website Guide – this PDF is the overall general background migration guide provided during our department kickoff meetings.
  • LAS/UIC Photo Shelter – this PDF gives you some details about using the UIC Marketing Photo Gallery as well as some rules of the road for gathering and using images on your website.
  • LAS WordPress Red Recommendations for Research – are guidelines for requesting a Red site for something like a research group, a lab or other group under a particular department or program.
  • Tutorial for Planner – Here is an explanation for how we are using Microsoft Planner to manage the details and tasks which come up during the go-live process. Units will see things that the LAS central team are working on and will also see tasks which are assigned to the unit contact for fixing certain content.
  • UIC Box Access Sharing – How to Share Access to UIC Box Folders & Files