Libraries Win Website Services

To suggest additions, please email Anne Hamland at ahamland@wvls.org.

Abbotsford Public Library

Antigo PL

Gilman

Neillsville Public Library

Rhinelander District Library

T.B. Scott Free Library, Merrill

Tomahawk Public Library

Withee Public Library

Augusta Public Library

Amery Public Library

Boyceville Public Library

Boyceville Public Library

Cadott Public Library

Deer Park Public Library

Elkmound Public Library

Fall Creek Public Library

Frederic Public Library

Glenwood City

Menominee Public Library

Milltown Public Library Wi

Osceola Public Library

Plum City Public Library

Prescott Public Library

River Falls Public Library

Somerset Public Library

Turtle Lake Public Library

Description of Service

Read the Libraries Win Website Services Outline for a full description.

  • IFLS and WVLS libraries.
  • Virtual meeting for libraries interested in website services.
  • Designated library webmaster.
  • Standard WordPress website using the Divi theme.
  • Content gathered from current website and library webmaster.
  • Two co-work days a year.
  • Virtual meetings as needed to review or explore current and future new website options.
  • Website user listserv to distribute information.

Libraries Using WordPress/Divi

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Webinars
Workshops
May 17, 2018

  • Webmaster Workshop P1 May 2018
    • Updates and access
    • Helpful resources
    • Tour of websites
    • Divi is responsive demonstration, design with mobile and desktop in mind
    • Tour of sliders on websites
    • Slider sizes using Measure IT Chrome Extension
    • Canva, free version or use non-profit information to apply for Pro version to have access to magic resize option. Make a desing once and then resize it for Facebook!
    • Slider vs. Blogpost slider
  • Rebecca Kilde “About Pages”
  • Webmaster Workshop P2 May2018
    • Book cover carousels
    • Calendars: embedded Google Calendars, Event Calendar, Tockify
    • Exporting modules and pages (if you want to use someone else’s design or aspect.
How To Resources
Getting Started With Web Design
Website Design Getting Started 2017

  • Planning Your Website
  • Getting Started
  • Design Details: Color, Images
  • Website Testing Tips
  • Resources: Books, Webinars, Articles

 

Project Requirements
What is a Domain Name System (DNS)? 

  • Contact your Domain Name Service (DNS) provider. The place where your domain name is registered.
    • Have your DNS provider create an “A” record with dev.yourlibrary’scurrentURL.orgorcomorwhatever that points to 205.213.240.19.
  • Content to gather:
    • Files of your library’s logo. (png. jpg.)
    • Library address, phone, email.
    • Staff information and contact information.
    • Any images you would like on your website. (png. jpg.)

WVLS Logo

Wisconsin Valley Library Service
300 N 1st Street
Wausau, WI 54403
715-261-7250

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