Help Videos for Leaders

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Comming soon: An Overview of the Account Terms & Conditions

1. Your Account 5:57

  • 0:00 - Two ways to log in
  • 0:37 - The terms and conditions page
  • 1:05 - Your user account page overview
    • The link to your Group page
  • 1:34 - Changes to site when "authenticated"
    • Forum button
    • Admin bar
  • 2:29 - Navigating to your account page
  • 2:44 - How to log out
  • 3:03 - How to access the shortcut bar
  • 3:50 - Changing your password or email address
  • 4:57 - Changing the time-zone associated with your account

2. If you have forgotten your user account password 1:52

  • 0:00 - How to request a new password
  • 1:27 - What to do if you can't remember your login information

3. Your Community Group Page

Part 1: The elements of your page 3:31

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 0:18 - How to navigate to your Group page
  • 0:35 - The Admin menu and Shortcut bar
  • 0:55 - Leader Forum button
  • 1:14 - Overview of the sections in the left-hand column

Part 2: Editing the information on your Group page 4:21

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 0:29 - Background info on the Drupal content management system
  • 1:08 - Modifying "About Us" and "Meeting Details" via the "edit" tab
  • 2:51 - Adding an event to the Upcoming Events section
  • 3:09 - Editing the "Leader" information
  • 4:00 - Adding a new Leader or deleting a Leader [please contact the IONS CG Liason]

4. The Administrative Bar 3:30

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 0:11 - The "home" button
  • 0:25 - Logged in users
  • 0:35 - Link to your user account / Community Group
  • 0:55 - The Log Out link
  • 1:10 - How to access the Shortcuts Bar
    • 1:26 - The "Add Content" link
    • 1:46 - The "Your Content" link -- finding and filtering your content
    • 2:45 - The "Submit Emails" link [see other video for details on this function]
    • 2:56 - Access the current "Terms of Use"

5. The Format Bar

Part 1: Overview of Basic Formatting 4:41

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 0:52 - the "hint" popup
  • 1:00 - Bold
  • 1:07 - Bullet lists and numbered lists
  • 2:03 - Paragraph break vs. Line break
  • 2:37 - Indent and outdent
  • 3:00 - Normal text and Headings
  • 4:41 - Spell check

Part 2: How to add and edit links 2:12

  • 0:00 - adding links to other web pages
  • 1:09 - adding email links
  • 1:50 - Removing links

Part 3: How to add images 9:10

  • 0:00 - Where to place your cursor
  • 1:07 - Uploading/selecting your image
    • 1:25 - Overview of the your files on the server
    • 2:12 - Uploading a new file
    • 3:25 - Selecting an image from the server
  • 3:45 - The "alternative" text field
  • 4:38 - Making an image smaller
  • 5:25 - Adding a border around your image
  • 5:35 - Adding padding around your image with horizontal and vertical space
  • 5:59 - Floating your image to the right
  • 7:12 - Moving an image to another paragraph
  • 8:05 - Example of image floated to the left, and example of no alignment

6. Adding an event to the Calendar 6:01

  • 0:00 - Method 1, from your Group page
  • 0:23 - Method 2, from the Administration Bar/Shortcuts menu
  • 1:00 - Overview of the fileds on the form
  • 2:13 - Uploading handout files that site visitors can download
  • 5:24 - Overview of the site's Calendar page

7. Submitting Email Addresses of Meeting Attendees 3:46

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 0:37 - Overview of "Submit Emails" page
  • 0:45 - Method 1 (preferred): how to use a template and/or upload a file
  • 2:19 - Method 2: typing/pasting emails into a single field
  • 2:52 - Reviewing your previous submissions

8. Participating in the Leader Forum 3:02

  • 0:00 - Navigating to the Forum
  • 0:19 - On overview of the Topics page
  • 0:55 - An overview of an individual Topic page
  • 1:14 - Adding a comment to someone else's Topic
  • 1:50 - Adding a new Topic