Archive for the ‘CommonSpot’ Category

New CommonSpot Tutorial: Creating a jQuery Accordion

June 29th, 2011

New CommonSpot Tutorial: Making Collapsible Content with jQuery

April 15th, 2011

New Tuesday Tutorial: Cycle Images Enhancements

March 22nd, 2011

The Cycle Images custom element has had a couple of enhancements.  Read about them here.


New CommonSpot Tuesday Tutorial: Include HTML

March 15th, 2011

New CommonSpot Tutorial: Analytics Tips

November 5th, 2010

Two simple tips to make your Analytics reports more accurate and easier to understand:

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CommonSpot Templates

October 28th, 2010

A new blog post about the recent change in CommonSpot templates is available:

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Web Wednesday: ECU Google Maps Linking

October 19th, 2010

The ECU Google Map gets many visits each day.  To help enhance it’s usefulness as a resource for the campus community, it has an embedded JavaScript that will open the details of a building if you have created a properly constructed link and query string.  As part of the CommonSpot Users Group meeting, I am presenting this information.  Full details are in the presentation shown below:

Note that whether you use CommonSpot, WordPress, a visual web designer such as Expression Web or Dreamweaver, or a plain text editor creating “raw” HTML, the link technique shown will work.

You can see the links in action if you do a search on the ECU E-mail and Phone Directory page.

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New CommonSpot Tutorial Tuesday: Google Search Element

February 2nd, 2010

Tuesday Tutorial: CommonSpot Custom Footer

December 9th, 2009

The latest CommonSpot tutorial is up at the CommonSpot.  This week: Custom Footer creation and editing.


New CommonSpot Tuesday Tutorial: Image Cycling

December 2nd, 2009

The newest CommonSpot Tuesday Tutorial is up at the CommonSpot Blog.  Check out how to easily create an image rotating/cycling effect, as can be seen on this page.

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