Video Training

Overview

In this overview, learn about the structure of your website and its basic tools, including File Manager, the Web Editor, and the Image Editor, as well as our Composer CMS, which provides you tools to create site web pages. 

Length: 1:15:53
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In this short session, we will discuss how to log into your website as an Administrator and talk about the main site navigation found in a series of tabs in the upper right-hand corner of your screen.

Length: 4:21
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File Manager is used to store the files that are used within your website. In this short session, we will talk about how to set up your File Manager, how to upload files, and some best practices for using File Manager.

Length: 6:50
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Learn the basics of Mavenlink, the tool that you and your project manager will use to communicate, collaborate, and keep on task.

Length: 3:22
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Athletics

Learn about adding teams and some of the initial steps of setting up your Athletics Manager.

Length: 2:22
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Learn about some of the unique properties you can set for each athletics team that can be used to populate the team pages.

Length: 2:14
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Learn the various ways that rosters and coach information can be populated in Athletics Manager.

Length: 2:22
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Learn how to manually create events within the Athletics Manager module. Also find out about how easy it will be to cancel/postpone events and add results.

Length: 3:55
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This video discusses how to add Athletic opponents manually or by upload, as well as add locations if the opponent has more than one.

Length: 1:57
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In this short video, we will discuss the concept behind creating Athletic team pages. You may want to get some additional assistance with this task from your Project Manager.

Length: 4:19
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Learn about the various Athletic Composer elements that can be added to your pages. See how to generate event data, lists of teams and how to display various team properties.

Length: 1:53
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See from the coach's perspective how the Coach Mobile feature works. See how easily a coach can add a score or cancel a game, all from their phone.

Length: 3:16
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In this webinar, learn about the initial setup of the Athletics Manager module, the process of adding in the data and best practices for using the module.

Length: 30:31
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This session covers the Athletics Team Element, one of the three Composer elements that pulls athletic content from Athletics Manager into your web page.

Length: 27:02
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This session covers the Athletics Roster element, one of the three Composer elements that pulls athletic content from Athletics Manager into your web page.

Length: 19:21
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This session covers the Athletics Event element, one of the three Composer elements that pulls athletic content from Athletics Manager into your web page.

Length: 22:36
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Calendars

This video goes through some basic set up of your module with a walkthrough of the Settings tab. These are global default settings that, once you have set them, you can usually forget them.

Length: 3:23
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There are four types of calendars in Calendar Manager: iCal, exception, block and normal. This video goes over the order in which to tackle them as well as how to create them.

Length: 4:41
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There are a couple of different ways to add events to a calendar. This short training discusses importing event data vs. adding it manually through the Events tab.

Length: 6:15
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In order to display calendar content on your web page, you'll need to insert a Calendar Element. This video demonstrates how this works and explores the two most common configurations, List and Grid.

Length: 4:49
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This video discusses the various options in the Composer Calendar element settings, which can be used to customize how a calendar appears and what information is displayed about each event.

Length: 4:03
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When someone clicks on a calendar event to see more info, where does it show up? We can direct the element to display event details in a popup or on a separate page. This video describes both options.

Length: 1:38
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Learn about the many ways you can use the Calendar Tools element to enhance a calendar page on your site.

Length: 2:44
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This webinar discusses how to set up and create calendar and event content within the Calendar Manager module.

Length: 27:06
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This session is about the Composer Calendar element and how to use it to display events on your website.

Length: 30:11
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Composer

This video introduces you to the Composer interface and explains the elements of the left navigation bar.

Length: 3:16
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This video will explore the Composer environment and the various tools and options available to you when working with pages.

Length: 6:25
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This video points out the features of the bottom navigation bar in Composer, the controls for how you interact with content.

Length: 4:59
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This video shows you one of the fundamental steps in creating new content for your website: creating a new page.

Length: 1:30
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This video discusses the components that make up a page - elements - and how to work with them.

Length: 1:44 
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This video describes some of the features of the layout elements that can change the visual arrangement of a page.

Length: 2:33
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Learn where to go to edit page settings and what you can do there, including adjusting privacy settings and hiding your page title.

Length: 1:25
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This video will explain two different ways to move a page in Composer, including how to move it to a new parent page.

Length: 1:25
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This video explains the purpose and functionality of banners on your Composer web pages.

Length: 1:36
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This video discusses how to create, edit, and work with banners.

Length: 1:45
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This video describes how to clone an existing banner in Composer.

Length: 1:35
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Learn about page layouts and how to apply different layouts to your pages, as well as what happens if you change the layout of a page that already has content.

Length: 2:39
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There are three possible statuses of your page. Learn how to identify them and how to decide whether to publish a page or revert the changes, if possible.

Length: 4:26
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If you are doing a redesign from Page Manager, you may want to set up some 301 redirects for some of your more popular pages. This video shows you how.

Length: 3:38
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Constituents

In this video, learn about the important part Constituent Manager plays when it comes to building your website and explore the various ways to upload data.

Length: 7:05
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There is a lot of information potentially stored in a Constituent profile. This video discusses how to manage which profile fields will be hidden or visible and if visible, to whom.

Length: 4:19
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This video demonstrates how to create a constituent directory for your site in Composer using multiple instances of the Constituent element.

Length: 3:56
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This video explains how to complete the datasheet to upload alumni constituent data to Constituent Manager.

Length: 2:27
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This video explains how to complete the datasheet to upload alumni graduation year data to create class groups.

Length: 1:39
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This video explains how to complete the datasheet to upload faculty constituent data to Constituent Manager.

Length: 2:16
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This video explains how to complete the datasheet to upload student constituent data to Constituent Manager.

Length: 2:33
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This video explains how to complete the datasheet to upload parent constituent data to Constituent Manager.

Length: 3:08
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This video explains how to complete the datasheet to define relationships between students and parents in Constituent Manager.

Length: 2:10
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Constituent Manager houses all of your profile data for the various roles you have to populate. This webinar covers some of the basics of the module.

Length: 29:38
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Keeping your constituents' data protected is one of the most important parts of Constituent Manager. This webinar details how to control profile privacy settings.

Length: 27:11
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This webinar goes over the Composer Constituent element, which helps you display information from Constituent Manager on your website.

Length: 24:58
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eNotify

Learn how to create mailing lists for use with eNotify and sending bulk mail, as well as the importance of using lists.

Length: 6:41
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As an easy way to get started with templates, learn how to clone an eNotify system template so that you can make it your own.

Length: 1:01
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This video teaches you how to edit a template once you've cloned it, to customize and make it your own.

Length: 2:32
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Learn how to use the Body tab as you build a new eNotify template.

Length: 1:42
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Learn how to use the Content tab when creating or editing an eNotify template.

Length: 2:33
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Learn how to pull news and calendar events into your eNotify templates so they will dynamically appear each time you use the template for one of your electronic mailings.

Length: 3:17
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Learn how to preview your template in either a desktop environment or a mobile device. Then, pull that template into one of the next emails you create and find out how to use it.

Length: 1:18
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Learn how to add fields to your eNotice that will merge a recipient's personal data with your template, so you can address people by name or send all parents their username.

Length: 2:17
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This video demonstrates how to add anchor links to an eNotify template to create a table of contents for your newsletter or other eNotify content.

Length: 2:36
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Forms

Learn the basics of building a form with a variety of form fields.

Length: 4:19
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This video explains what to look at before you begin creating the fields in your form.

Length: 2:38
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Learn about which fields to use when you want to ask a question in a form.

Length: 3:16
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Learn how to build complex forms using Conditional Fields, so that certain form fields only show up if they are triggered by an answer to another field.

Length: 2:15
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To start using Forms Plus, add at least one element from the Registration section. This video shows how adding these elements opens up more functionality within your form.

Length: 4:48
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This video demonstrates the tools in Forms Plus used to create a registration for a simple event, including the attendance toggle, number spinner and box, and RSVP radio button.

Length: 3:00
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Do you have a simple event that you would like to track with an RSVP list, so you can see who is coming and who isn't? Use the RSVP feature in Forms Plus to manage it.

Length: 3:23
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This video demonstrates how easy it is to display a form on a page using the Composer Form element, as well as how to find the URL for the form within the form in Forms Manager.

Length: 1:15
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This video discusses the Composer Form element and various ways you can give access to a form for users to fill out, including displaying it on a page and via the direct link.

Length: 21:43
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Groups

In this video, get a quick overview of what Groups Manager is and some of things it can be used for.

Length: 3:07
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This video demonstrates using dynamic filters to generate the members of your Groups Manager group.

Length: 3:04
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You will find that groups are very useful when generating eNotify mailing lists. This video details that process.

Length: 1:28
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This video explains how to build custom directories on your site using Groups Manager groups.

Length: 1:55
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This webinar covers the Media tab in a group space, showing how you can upload images, video, and audio to the group space.

Length: 22:41
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Media

Learn how to set up and organize your Media Manager module by establishing channels for your media and folders to house playlists.

Length: 3:50
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In this video, see how easy it is to share a series of photos with your constituents by creating a photo slideshow in Multimedia Manager. 

Length: 5:10
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Creating a video or audio playlist isn't much different than creating an image slideshow. Learn how to create a video or audio playlist.

Length: 8:30
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Learn the various ways you can use the Composer Media element on a page to display media from your Multimedia Manager.

Length: 4:18
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News

Learn how to add a category to your News Manager to help organize your news content and display it on your web pages.

Length: 1:47
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This video shows you how to create a new post in News Manager and explains the basic post settings.

Length: 3:26
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This video shows how to pull News Manager content into a page using a Composer News element.

Length: 5:20
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This video explains how to display news post details on a page, rather than in a popup window.

Length: 5:31
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Learn about the News Tools element and get some ideas and best practices for how to use it on your site.

Length: 3:34
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In this video, learn how to grab a direct URL to a news post or have news work for you with your SEO by opening on a page.

Length: 4:14
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In this video, learn how to use the News Migration utility to move your News Manager post content over to the Finalsite Posts module.

Length: 5:15
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This webinar explains the basics of setting up News Manager and adding content to the module.

Length: 28:46
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This webinar discusses the Composer News element that allows you to pull News Manager content into your web page.

Length: 32:39
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PagePops

Page pops are a great way to get information in front of someone on any page of your website. Learn how to create them.

Length: 3:35
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PagePops can be used as a reminder, for marketing, and as an alert, among other uses. This video explains how to create them.

Length: 17:46
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Portals

In this short video, learn about what constitutes a portal page and how you can create your own portals for parents, students, faculty, or alumni.

Length: 3:22
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If a Portal requires a login to get to, then we want to add value to that page that is not accessible anywhere else.

Length: 3:24
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This webinar discusses the concepts behind what a portal page is, what it can do for you, and how to create an engaging one.

Length: 29:13
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Posts

Get a head start on learning the module by hearing a little bit of the terminology that we will be using.

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In this video, you will learn a little bit more about the Post Module terminology. It's a good head start to learning how to use the tools.

Length: 2:35
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This video is a quick intro to some new terminology from our Posts module. Let's take a peek at categories and tags. 

Length: 4:40
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Get a brief look at Finalsite Posts and understand some of its basic uses, and think about how you can use it on your website.

Length: 2:18
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Learn the few short steps it takes to create a board within the Posts module, which is used to house a number of posts.

Length: 1:17
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This video will walk you through the steps of setting up a single board and will cover the basic settings you will come across.

Length: 5:25
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In this video, learn the simple steps to moving a board from one folder to another. 

Length: 1:15
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This video shows how to delete a board, and what happens if the board still has posts.

Length: 0:50
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In this video you will learn the process for adding a post to a board.

Length: 1:13
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In this short tutorial, you will learn how to create and manage categories for your boards. Note: You must have Admin rights to the board to do this.

Length: 1:57
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Learn how to select a default board post page for your board, the requirements of this kind of page, and the various benefits to having one set within your board settings.

Length: 3:52
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In this video aimed at teachers and other non-admins, learn how you can create new posts and manage boards without logging in to the back end of the site.

Length: 5:08
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In this video, we will walk through the basic fields and settings of a post and show you how to publish your post.

Length: 4:32
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In this quick tutorial, we will discuss Featured Posts. Learn how to create them and why they might be useful for your site.

Length: 1:40
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This video shows you how to move a single post from one board to another. 

Length: 1:00
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Registrations

This video explains the Registration Manager dashboard, which includes current, future, and past events.

Length: 1:21
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Learn how to create a single event with attendees and sell tickets using the Registration Manager workflow.

Length: 7:02
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Once you have created an event in Registration Manager, this video shows how to make it available for people to register.

Length: 1:45
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The program settings screen is the first section you'll need to complete when creating an event, which covers basic event information.

Length: 2:23
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The second step in creating an event is filling out the attendees screen, which defines the pricing structure of the event.

Length: 3:58
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Sessions are used when creating a program of events type event, a single event that incorporates one or more sub-events.

Length: 2:17
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Forms are how Registration Manager captures information from end users. In this video, find out about the three types of Registration Manager forms.

Length: 1:30
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Display groups are an organizational tool for managing and sorting sessions within an event, which will determine their order and grouping to end users.

Length: 2:22
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This video will demonstrate how to edit an event registration for an event using the tools in the Registrations and Reporting tab in Registration Manager.

Length: 1:58
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Learn how to create a single event with attendees, selling tickets, using the Registration Manager workflow.

Length: 7:03
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Once you have created your event in Registration Manager you will need to make it available for people to actually register. Take a look at a couple of the ways that this can be accomplished.

Length: 1:46
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