It is important to resize images to best fit the needs of a particular web page. When an image is larger than necessary, this results in users wasting time and bandwidth (which they may have to pay for on mobile devices) to download image content that they will never actually see.
Block Regions are areas on a Web page where blocks can be placed. Using Block Regions to place blocks on a page is different than adding blocks directly to a Horizontal Landing Page, Vertical Landing Page, or Multipurpose page.
Available Block Regions in the GT Theme
The following regions are available in the GT Theme. If you are using a different theme, it will likely have a different set of regions.
The following instructions show how to make it easier to read Webform data sent in emails (for Webform 7.x-3.x).
Under the Emails tab for a Webform, find the section titled Email template.
If an article you want to re-share is already in Mercury, it is recommended that you simply locate it and add it to one of your feeds. However, sometimes you may need to duplicate that item, such as if the focus of the piece needs to be changed to work for your own unit's website.
A manual feed is a feed which all items are pre-selected/approved. For more information, see the documentation on automated versus manual feeds.
In the navigation bar of Mercury, Groups > My Groups will let you choose from a list of the Groups of which you are a member.
Mercury provides a variety of ways to categorize and tag your content, and understanding their meanings will help you to utilize them effectively.
Core Research Areas
Georgia Tech has organized its research into core areas of special interest, and encourages you to tag News items with these areas in Mercury. These research area tags are used to help find stories:
This section is for tips and tricks to making Mercury easier to use. Feel free to add to this section any tips or tricks you've discovered.
Tips and Tricks Sub-Topics
To be able to change a person's Role (permissions), you must have the Role of Administrator for that group.
About Mercury Groups
Groups serve as buckets for content, and are often associated with an academic unit or office. Separate groups for sub-units can be added as needed. For instance, a research center could have its own Mercury group separate from its parent school or interdisciplinary research institute.
However, the main purpose of groups is not to sort or categorize content, but to control who can edit (and delete) content.