Videos

Overview

In addition to Training Tuesdays webinars, on-site training, the support site, the annual conference, and a live support team, OmniUpdate has also recorded a number of short video tutorials. The length of the videos ranges from about five to 15 minutes and are designed to provide a bit of detailed guidance about one aspect of using the OU Campus interface.

Click one of the links below for video tutorials. All OU Campus tutorial videos, including Training Tuesdays from January 2016 onwards, are hosted on our Vimeo channel. The videos available on Vimeo are closed-captioned, and both the videos and the caption files can be downloaded.

Videos for OU Campus v10

Video Description Link
Training Tuesdays recordings Training Tuesdays are a monthly webinar series where OmniUpdate employees demonstrate a specific feature or function within OU Campus. Link to archive
End-User Videos
Introduction to the Interface Learn about how to log into OU Campus using DirectEdit, as well as about the key portions of the OU Campus interface, from the Global Navigation bar to the Gadgets sidebar and everything in between. Vimeo
Editing Content with JustEdit This video will cover the basics of editing a page's editable region using JustEdit, the WYSIWYG editor inside of OU Campus. Vimeo
Using Reusable Content This video talks specifically about how to insert Assets and Snippets into an editable region inside OU Campus, and the difference between these two types of reusable content. Vimeo
Using Page Properties In this video, learn about how to modify Page Parameters for a page inside OU Campus. Vimeo
Setting Reminders

This video demonstrates the two types of reminders that can be added to a page: Scheduled Reminders and Stale Reminders.

Vimeo
Using the Version System

This video discusses the version system in OU Campus, how versions are created, and the functionality available within the Versions screen.

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Publishing Content

This video walks through the process of publishing content, including ancillary publish actions like scheduling a publish in the future and sending out social media posts when publishing pages.

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Page Check

This video shows how to use Page Check inside OU Campus, and also discusses Final Check, where certain Page Check options may run automatically when the Publish button is clicked.

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Workflow 101 This video gives a brief introduction to workflow - the process by which files can be sent to other users for approval. Watch this video to understand the process by which files are sent, approved, or declined in a workflow, and also take a quick look at the Workflow screen under the Dashboard menu. Vimeo
Introduction to Gadgets This video gives a brief introduction to using gadgets. It discusses where to find them, how to determine which ones appear on the screen, and other important details. Vimeo
Creating a New Page This video walks users through the process of creating a new interior page from a template in OU Campus. Vimeo
Creating a New Section This video walks users through the process of creating a new subsection inside their site, using a "New Section with Index Page" template. Vimeo
Uploading Binary Files This lesson covers how to upload binary files (audio, video, images, PDF/Microsoft Office documents, etc.) into OU Campus, either from the Pages list view or when editing a page. Vimeo
OU Campus Gadget Videos
Activity Gadget Learn about the basic functionality of the Activity Gadget and where it's located. Vimeo
Bookmarks Gadget Learn about how to use the Bookmarks Gadget so you can get to content you want to edit more quickly! Vimeo
Dependency Tag Info Gadget Learn about the Dependency Tag Info Gadget in this quick video! Use this gadget to look up information about the files associated with dependency tags, or look up a particular dependency tag by searching with a filename or file path. Vimeo
Images Gadget Learn about the Images Gadget, which enables you to drag and drop images into an editable region more quickly than using WYSIWYG tools. Also, discover how directory variables come into play when configuring this gadget as an administrator. Vimeo
Inbox Gadget Learn about the features the Inbox Gadget offers, in addition to some other functionality found in the normal Inbox screen under the Dashboard. Vimeo
Link Check Gadget Learn about this gadget, which makes it easy to check for broken links on a page and see exactly where you need to go to fix them. Vimeo
My Checked-Out Content Gadget Learn about the My Checked-Out Content Gadget, which is used to conveniently track all the files that you have checked out in the system currently. Vimeo
Notes Gadget Learn how to use the Notes Gadget, which allows you to make public and private notes on any file in OU Campus. Vimeo
Page Info Gadget Learn about the Page Info Gadget, which can return valuable info about the page you're viewing, especially when combined with the Dependency Tag Info Gadget. Vimeo
Page Parameters Gadget Learn about the Page Parameters Gadget, which allows you to edit the parameters of the page while still viewing its preview. Vimeo
Quick Publish Gadget Learn how to publish pages in a single click and push changes to Production quickly using the Quick Publish Gadget. Vimeo
Request Help Gadget Learn about this gadget, which can be used to quickly send a message to administrators in your account when you're encountering issues with your site or OU Campus. Vimeo
Snippets Gadget Learn how to drag and drop snippets into your page from the Gadgets Sidebar, and everything else the Snippets Gadget can do, in this video! Vimeo
Modules Videos
OU Insights This video delves into the newest module for OU Campus, OU Insights, which enables users to report on SEO strength, accessibility, broken links, and spelling across their entire site. Vimeo
Site Development/Page Templating Videos
XML Basics This video outlines the basics of web development in XML. Recommended to watch in conjunction with the XSL Basics video. Vimeo
XSL Basics This video outlines the basics of web development in XSL, which is used in conjunction with XML. Recommended to watch in conjunction with the XML Basics video.

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Creating Editable Regions and Page Properties This video starts with a basic PCF and XSL modeled after the final product of the XSL Basics video. It then shows how to add editable regions and page properties to the PCF, and how to modify the XSL to ensure the PCF changes appear on the final page. Vimeo
Making a New Page Template This video walks through the process of making a template from which new pages can be made in OU Campus. We take the PCF that was made in the previous video, transform it to a TMPL, create a TCF, upload an image thumbnail, and test it out by making a sample page. Vimeo

Videos for OU Campus v9

Note: The MP4 versions of the videos below are encoded with the industry-standard H.264 video codec, which is currently not supported by Firefox. These videos can be viewed properly in any other browser (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, etc.).

Video MP4 FLV
Creating Add-Ons MP4 FLV
Using Autoversioning for Pages MP4 FLV
Backing Up Pages MP4 FLV
Checking Links MP4 FLV
Cleaning Up Messy Code MP4 FLV
Creating Tables MP4 FLV
Editing Page Properties MP4 FLV
Inserting Anchors MP4 FLV
Inserting, Editing, and Deleting Links MP4 FLV
Moving and Deleting Files MP4 FLV
Using Multibrowser Preview MP4 FLV
Recycling and Restoring Files MP4 FLV
Reverting to the WYSIWYG Editor MP4 FLV
Toggling Guidelines and Invisible Elements MP4 FLV
Uploading Images to the Production Server and Editing MP4 FLV
Using the Image Editor MP4 FLV
Using Spellcheck MP4 FLV