Support & Training

Adding Functionality

How to Prevent 404 Errors on Your Events Calendar Views

Occassionally. the different views you can select for your Event Calendar (such as Day, Week, or List) may display a 404 error for visitors.   In order to prevent this from occuring, navigate to Settings>>Permalinks in the admin area of your site.   Make no changes and simply click Save at the bottom of the page…. Read more »

How to Add the Events Widget Back to Your Site

Recently, there was an update for the events calendar (version 2 to 3) plugin. One of the major modifications made was a change in the name of the events calendar widget. This name change causes the existing widget to disappear from sidebars or other widgets areas.   In order to replace the events calendar, navigate to Appearance>>Widgets… Read more »

Shortcodes

Shortcodes = shortcuts Generally speaking, a shortcode allows you to add functionality ranging from videos to columns on a page without touching code. The benefits to using shortcodes are centered on ease of use. Certain plugins on our service can create shortcodes specific for your site. However, the following shortcodes are included with WordPress automatically… Read more »

Web and Theme Customization Resources

Built by You. Supported by Us. Powered by WordPress.   What does “self-serve” mean? Web.unc.edu is ‘self-serve’ meaning we are here to provide both the resources to help you learn how to use web.unc.edu and the building blocks to develop a web.unc.edu site but leave it to you to actually develop one. We work to offer a variety of safe,… Read more »

Adding Forms to a Website: Gravity Forms Plugin

Gravity forms is a form making plugin available for use through web.unc.edu. It has quite a few options that allow you to use it to do a variety of things including contact forms, registration forms, applications, surveys and more! Activate the Gravity Forms Plugin. If you do not know how to activate a plugin, please… Read more »

Print Friendly and PDF and Subscribe by Email Plugins

As more teachers and classes begin to rely on an internet based website to store their documents and information, the need for students to be able to access and print this information becomes more important. Accommodating your audience by modifying your site with the use of plugins so that they can easily navigate your site… Read more »