blog posts Webtools Calendar Demo Mar 29, 2019 1:15 pm519 views This Webtools Calendar demo focuses on setting up and managing both Event and Master calendars. Using Security Groups for Assigning Webtools Admins Sep 3, 2021 12:30 pm7 views Webtools may have security groups from the Group Manager added on the Privileges tab. People can be added to the group rather than on each Webtool. This makes transfering Webtools or assigning additional staff members as easy as adding a person to a group. Using Hidden Fields in a Form or Survey Jul 26, 2019 3:15 pm1106 views You can now use hidden fields in forms and surveys. Hidden fields allow you to include data elements that can’t be seen by users when a form is submitted. Using Conditional Logic in a Form or Survey May 20, 2019 2:15 pm550 views Use conditional logic to display different fields depending on a user's response to a specific question. This is also known as a "jump to" question. Understanding the Email+ Queue Sep 15, 2017 9:15 am916 views Sending extremely large numbers of emails is very complicated. This post will attempt to explain the sending process as well as explain some of the many considerations that have to be made while sending every email. Transferring or Sharing Webtools Sep 3, 2021 10:00 am17 views The Transfer Webtools allows you to quickly and easily transfer or share Webtools with other people or groups. Sparkpost Suppressions in Email+ Mar 9, 2020 1:45 pm112 views Sparkpost is the vendor that Email+ now uses to deliver emails. For those of you sending emails and monitoring the results through the Reports tab you will notice a few new terms in the reports. This post will attempt to explain how Sparkpost suppresses email addresses and what you can do to verify and unsuppress an email address. Skin Designer Demo [29:58] Jan 28, 2020 12:00 pm292 views This video demonstrates creating an email wizard skin in the Skin Designer. Send Targeted Emails Jul 16, 2015 10:00 am2252 views Send personalized emails. Learn how to store and access custom data and start making an impact in the inbox. Sending Blog Posts with Email+ Sep 13, 2017 10:30 am211 views It's easy to export blog articles and summaries in order to distribute your content with Email+. Running a Form or Survey Report Jul 16, 2019 3:15 pm1543 views Learn how to run a report for a form or survey in Webtools. Retiring Social Media and Banner elements May 10, 2021 8:15 am66 views The 'banner' and 'social media' elements in Email+ are being retired on June 28, 2021. The banner and social media can now be added to the skin in the Skin Designer. Registering Domains for Email+ From Addresses Aug 28, 2019 12:15 pm41 views All From Email Address Domains must be registered before they will work. Profile Export from the Campus Directory Feb 28, 2018 8:15 am209 views Profiles entered into the Profile Editor for staff and faculty can now be exported for consumption into your dynamic web sites. New Webtool for adding Undergraduate Students, Shared, and External Access Jan 24, 2019 3:00 pm713 views Go to More/Sponsored in Webtools and add the user. The user will be added with the same unit and department as the person adding them. To add them to a different unit please have a staff member from that unit add them. "Mailing List Addresses" in Email+ Nov 1, 2019 10:00 am167 views "Mailing list addresses" are sometimes used in Email+ rather than groups from the Group Manager. Technically these are Active Directory “distribution lists”. An example of a distribution list might be xyzfull-L@illinois.edu . Sending to this email address would result in everyone in the department XYZ receiving an email. Importing Profiles in the Directory Nov 22, 2013 11:15 am523 views How to send to a listserv Sep 3, 2021 3:15 pm34 views Email+ can be used effectively to send to listservs. This post lists the rules that must be followed when sending to a listser. Group Manager Demo [27:59] Jan 30, 2020 12:00 pm323 views This video demonstrates creating a group in the Group Manager. Generating an Email Signature May 10, 2019 10:00 am2115 views Learn out to generate an email signature in Webtools. From Address Restrictions in Email+ Dec 4, 2019 7:00 am75 views Email+ uses a vendor, Sparkpost, for the delivery of emails. Each 'from address' domain needs to be approved and setup by Tech Services before an email can be sent from that domain. The following domains will not be approved for 'from addresses' in Email+: Form & Survey Builder Demo [48:57] Jan 28, 2020 12:00 pm942 views This video demonstrates creating an form in the Form Builder. Email type no longer supported Apr 23, 2021 1:45 pm322 views Supported email types in Email+ are 'wizard' and 'ecard'. All other types have been retired. The preview or archive is no longer availabe. Email+ tracking for listservs and distribution groups Mar 11, 2020 8:15 am352 views An issue has been identified when using Email+ to send to listservs or distribution groups. When an email is sent the links in the email are replaced by Sparkpost, our new vendor for delivering emails. This is done to collect tracking information. Occasionally these links are resulting in an error when a user clicks them. Email+ Subscribing and Unsubscribing Sep 30, 2019 2:45 pm466 views In Email+, you can allow your users to subscribe to (or unsubscribe from) your mailings. Emails going to spam or other folder Jul 9, 2021 12:15 pm51 views When emails are sent, email clients have rules they apply before the email gets to your inbox. Sometimes they end up in your 'spam' or 'other' folders instead of your inbox. Email+ Reports and Terms Mar 31, 2017 12:45 pm775 views These are the reports and common terms used in Email+. Email+ Demo [45:19] Jan 30, 2020 12:00 pm902 views This video demonstrates creating an email in Email+. Email+ Best Practices Sep 8, 2017 10:45 am2488 views There are some best practices to keep in mind when using Email+, relating to both an email's content and design. Creating a Wizard Skin Aug 5, 2019 3:00 pm181 views Learn how to set up a Wizard skin to use in Webtools. Creating and Submitting Blog Posts for Approval Jun 13, 2019 1:00 pm88 views Learn how to create and submit blog posts for approval by blog moderators. Creating a Form or Survey May 17, 2019 9:45 am1813 views Learn how to quickly set up a form or survey. Clearing Your Browser's Cache Apr 27, 2018 11:15 am2101 views Your browser's cache temporarily stores files, scripts, and other web page contents in order to speed up your browsing experience. Cookies store information about sites you visit, such as your site settings. When you experience problems with Webtools, it may help to clear the browser cache and your cookies. Calendar XML FAQs Dec 5, 2016 11:15 am575 views The ins and outs of using the Calendar XML. Adding photos to your Campus Directory Profile Oct 29, 2018 8:30 am641 views The Campus Directory now supports three types of image uploads. Once an image is uploaded into the Campus Directory it can be rotated (if necessary) and cropped to the exact sizes that are required. Images may be added from phones, iPads, desktop computers, and other devices. Adding a Short URL Domain Dec 10, 2019 8:30 am77 views Have your local IT support group create a C-Name record called go.abc.illinois.edu that points to the A-record go.illinois.edu (substitute your department name for 'abc'). Contact Web Services once step one is complete is complete. About the Campus Map Sep 10, 2019 10:15 am44 views About Massmail Apr 24, 2019 9:30 am1 views The Massmail tool provides a convenient web interface to submit and distribute email to large campus audiences.** Any student or faculty or staff member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can request to send Massmail.