How to Create a New Event

Instructions for adding an event to our Calendar of Events. Please note that we only publish events that are open to law students, faculty, and staff. Our target audience for the public calendar is law students. Please do not list private or “by invitation only” events on here. Login into the Calendar of Events website. If … Continue reading “How to Create a New Event”

Layout Guides for the Law School Main Website

Here are some quick layout guides for the main law school website. To create a simple button (see visit campus page), add the button class. <div class="button"> <a href=""></a> </div> To create three buttons in three columns with three different colors (see homepage), add grid3 and color-buttons classes: <div class="grid3 color-buttons"> <a href=""></a> <a href=""></a> … Continue reading “Layout Guides for the Law School Main Website”

Instructions for Restoring Course Schedules in MODX

Duplicate the entire course schedule directory. For example: 2016 Course Schedule and rename it to 2015 Course Schedule. Open up the directory you just copied, select Duplicate of 2016 Fall. Rename Title and Long Title to 2015 Fall. Rename Source Alias to 2015_fall. Open up the static HTML page. Search ../../.. and replace with nothing … Continue reading “Instructions for Restoring Course Schedules in MODX”

How to Connect Google Sheets to Contact Forms

After creating your form, click on the Google Sheets tab:       On your Google Drive account, create a new Google Sheet. Save it as something memorable. You will need to grab the name of the sheet, the Google Sheet ID (directly from the URL of the sheet), and the Tab name (default is … Continue reading “How to Connect Google Sheets to Contact Forms”

Creating “In the News” Content

“In the News” content can be found under Resource ID 11086 and should be contained within the year of posting. The simplest way to create an “In the News” item is to duplicate an existing resource from an existing faculty. Once you make a duplication, uncheck the published radio button to prevent the resource from … Continue reading “Creating “In the News” Content”

MODx comments

MODx comments will not appear when viewing the source code of a page. This is especially useful when trying to keep old banners on the homepage while having it out of sight. To use MODx comments, use the following syntax: [[- ]]

Course Schedule Conversion for MODX

This tutorial walks through the steps to convert course schedule from Excel file into MODX. Open up the original Excel file (provided by Deborah), merge multiple faculty into one row, then delete all the empty rows. Open up the Course Schedule Sample Excel file Copy and paste each column such as Course Title, Credit, and … Continue reading “Course Schedule Conversion for MODX”