Welcome to uuwestport.org!
This site is a community effort made with your support. The information found here will help you to get your information published on this site. The basic steps are outlined below and questions/concerns can be addressed to the Web Master via email.
Who can submit to uuwestport.org?
The structure of the site is based on committee input. Each committee may assign a Content Leader to represent the publishable content for that committee.
What are the responsibilities of a Content Leader?
Organize and develop what the committee wants to communicate, the images to be shared and how site visitors will use that information. She/he will serve as the primary person to formalize committee content files for hand-off to the Web Master in a timely fashion. He/she will proof and monitor the site to be sure the information was posted accurately and that it remains “fresh.” In other words, when an event/posting is over, an email to the Web Master to alert him to the fact that it’s time the link and/or content is removed.
The Content Leader will also provide (or at least define) the images and graphics needed and obtain permission(s) to publish copyrighted and personal information.
How can committees publish to our Web site if the content leader knows nothing about computers?
Handwrite the headings and text you want on a page. Draw images, lines, tables, or borders. Indicate where you want your attached pictures to go by drawing squares. Define links.
Your Web master will then create your pages for you, including:
Converting it all into HTML format. Scanning your pictures. Helping you select clip art and working with the designer.
You can also provide your text in one of the following electronic formats:
1.) Completely unformatted text is just great (an .rtf file format). The Web master will take care of formatting.
2.) Use a word processor to define headings and some formatting, such as heading size. (Don’t go too crazy on formatting. Less is more.)
If you use Microsoft Word, save your documents as regular .doc files – DO NOT SAVE AS HTML.
3.) Simply type text within the email to be posted.
What your Web master won’t do:
There are some things, however, that are too time-consuming or highly-skilled to ask of a volunteer that you might want to hire professionals to help you with, such as:
Designing custom graphic images
Developing Java applets, Flash, database interfaces, or other custom programming
Any photos that are sent to the Web Master to post must be reviewed and selected by the committee or individual responsible for the event in the photos. The Web Master is not responsible for reviewing a CD of hundreds of images and to decide “what he thinks will be OK.”
The best way to submit photos – which have been reveiwed and selected – to post on the web site is via a CD. Either put the CD in the Web Site’s folder in the back office and email the Web Master, or just email the Web Master directly if there are any questions.
The Web Master – email