Create a WordPress image gallery

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The Marketing Web Team has created a custom image gallery for our UW WordPress Theme. Our gallery can be added to any page, post or homepage running our theme.


Update documents in WordPress

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Have you ever made a change to a PDF or Word Document hosted on your WordPress site, only to upload the new version and find that the URL has changed? The Marketing Web Team has added a “Replace Media” option to the UW Theme, which will allow you to upload new versions of the same document and keep the original URL.


Embed a video into your WordPress page or post

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Videos are a great way to enhance your pages and posts. Our current WordPress theme makes it easy to embed YouTube and Vimeo videos by using only a URL, while embedding UWTV videos requires a few extra steps.


Currently available WordPress plugins

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This is a list of plugins currently available for WordPress sites hosted by the Marketing Web Team. These plugins have been vetted by our developers and are already installed, but may need to be activated before you can use them on your site. If there is a plugin that you would like to use on this list, email uweb@uw.edu and let us know the name of the plugin you want activated and the URL of your site.


Embed the Campus Map into a WordPress page or post

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Did you know that you can embed a smaller version of the Campus Map right into your UW Theme WordPress site? This map is interactive and will even let users find directions from any point on campus (or a specified address) straight to your building or parking lot.


Pagelets in WordPress

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“Pagelet” is a custom widget created by the Marketing Web Team for content that needs to be displayed in multiple pages or in the right-hand menu of some (but not all) of your pages. They are also useful for when you have reoccurring but time-sensitive information.