Webpage FAQs/Best Practices

  • The following questions and answers are meant to help RTSD staff members and other webpage editors ensure their website content is accessible and adheres to district formatting guidelines and best practices.

How Do I?

Support

  • All individuals with access to add or edit content on www.RTSD.org can view helpful articles, interactive video tutorials, and additional resources from our website provider, Blackboard (formerly Schoolwires). These resources can be accessed through the "How do I...?" tab after a user logs in to our website's Site Manager.

    Teachers can access a basic checklist for what needs to be included on their webpage(s) here.

    If additional support is needed to ensure a webpage is accessible and adheres to district guidelines, please complete the form found here.

Glossary of Terms

  • App: Apps are the content building blocks of any pages. A page may include one or more apps. Apps include, but are not limited to, a About Teacher App, a Announcements App, a Calendar App, a Photo Gallery App and a Link Library App. Apps are placed in Columns on a Page Layout.

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  • Page: A Page is where you add the content for your section. You can use Page Types to create your pages. You can change the layout of your pages and add other apps to your pages as required.

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  • Page Layout: Page Layouts contain one, two or three columns. You can also choose a layout with a left or right side bar and headers and footers.

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  • Section: A section is a collection of pages within a channel.

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  • Section Editor: A Section Editor has editing privileges for a section, which includes the ability to add, edit and delete pages in his or her section.

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  • Section Workspace: The Section Workspace is the area in Site Manager where you complete your Section Editor tasks.

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  • Site Manager: This is the interface you access to edit your website. What you see within Site Manager depends on your editing privileges.

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