• General Functions in the ACS Network

    Below is a general overview of ACS Network spaces. Listed are differences between forums and groups, tiles and widgets, and categories and tags.   Types of Network Spaces Groups Forums (Spaces) Can be made pub...
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  • Migrating from Webs.com to the ACS Network - Wabash Valley Example

    This document is intended to serve as a demonstration on how to transfer content from a webs.com site to a space in the ACS Network.   Some supplemental content which may aid in understanding features of this ex...
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  • Members & Permissions

    This document is intended to demonstrate the use of Membership in Groups and Permissions in Forums. For a side-by-side comparison of the two, see General Functions in the ACS Network. For a step-by-step example of how...
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  • Recommended Tools Cheat Sheet

    Below is a quick list of tools best suited for designing a space on the ACS Network. If seeking more detailed information about how each of these tools may be used, please reference the original tools document linked ...
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  • Recommended Tools for Designing a Streamline Group/Forum

    Below is a list of tools best suited for designing a space on the ACS Network that is easy to update and maintain.   Tool (Tiles) Tool (Widgets) Function Recommended Use Document Viewer Document Viewer Disp...
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  • This is a Test Document

    I'll remove it after I see what happens when I post it.     -- Paul Tukey, paul.tukey@gmail.com
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  • Notifying the National Office

    If/when you change where your website is hosted, please send an email to updates@acs.org. This will allow the national office to update the link and the search results that appear on acs.org.
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  • Writing Style

    Here are some tips for writing engaging website copy. Note that some of the “rules” presented here conflict with standard writing and grammar rules.   Active Voice Using action words creates a more ...
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  • Scannability

    Scannability refers to the ease with which a user can read and absorb content on a webpage. Online readers scan webpages; they rarely read word-for-word.   Content that is considered “scannable” help...
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  • Readability

    Readability describes the ease (or difficulty) with which content can be read. For web writing, readability should be at about the 8th grade level. When writing a web page: Keep in mind the kinds of things that will...
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  • Writing for the Web

    Why It's Important People read differently online than offline. It's important to cater to your visitors' reading style to make sure they get the information they want/need.   How you write your page will depend...
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  • Decision about webs.com and Component Group Websites

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  • Content Audit Sample

    Here is a sample of the content audit spreadsheet, showing how it can be used to help catalog and document decisions about pages on your website. The example shown here was used for reviewing content posted on the ACS...
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  • Web Hosting Options

    This list includes suggestions to get you started as you search for web hosting services. It isn't comprehensive, and offerings may have changed since details were collected. Please contact the vendors for current det...
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  • Spreadsheet for Content Audit

    This spreadsheet can be downloaded and used to create a content inventory of your website.
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  • Domains, URLs, and your Website

    As many of you know, your URL is an important part of your website. Before we start discussing URLS, domains, and websites, here's a good refresher about the definitions and differences: Web terms 101: the difference ...
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  • About the ACS Network

    What is the ACS Network?       The ACS Network is a content-sharing platform run by the chemistry community, for the chemistry community sponsored by the ACS. It is utilized by ACS members, chemis...
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  • Getting Started

    These articles can help you start planning and building your website. You'll find information and advice about website hosting, designing your site, and examples of effective pages and content.      T...
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