Michigan's Ploud Home

Tentative Agenda

  • Bedrock skills
  • Graphic design for Ploud sites
  • Extreme tips and tricks
  • Learning from other Michigan Ploud sites
  • Using the Help Desk with a hands-on example
  • Portlet basics (the boxes on the left and right of every screen)
  • Working with the calendar
  • Collections (tidy displays)
  • Cover pages (drag and drop page layouts)
  • Carousels with tiles from Canva
  • Looking good on the web (incl. mobile responsiveness and your Google business profile)
  • Low-hanging fruit of accessibility

Class Requirements

To fully participate in the workshop, you will need the following:

  • A log in to your own library's Ploud website.
  • A free account at https://www.canva.com/. You can also sign up via your Facebook account.