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Creating more accessible data tables in WordPress, without knowing HTML

Data tables are rife with accessibility problems, but they are often an indispensable way to convey data. Therefore, it is vital for content writers to have an easy, non-technical way to make their data tables accessible. This article describes one method, using WordPress, it’s default Editor TinyMCE, and a plugin called TinyMCE Advanced. The default… Continue Reading Creating more accessible data tables in WordPress, without knowing HTML

The CISO’s Perspective, special edition: Google Docs, ransomware and other adventures

Over the last several weeks the UW-Madison Cybersecurity Operations Center has observed two significant events along with several minor to important episodes which should cause all of us to pause and ask ourselves the following question: What should I be doing to keep my data and our information systems and networks safe? If you are… Continue Reading The CISO’s Perspective, special edition: Google Docs, ransomware and other adventures

Free workshop: Transform your photo into a masterpiece

Adobe Lightroom for PC users allows you to transform photos straight from your camera or phone into masterpieces. During our one-hour workshop, you’ll learn photo editing skills such as: Applying basic photo adjustments (exposure, contrast, saturation, etc.) Enhancing colors through split toning & color separation Sharpening detailed photos & close-up shots Learning short-cuts and macros… Continue Reading Free workshop: Transform your photo into a masterpiece

Campus visits for Director – IT Center of Excellence position

The Search & Screen Committee for the Director, IT Center of Excellence in the campus CIO Office have chosen three finalists for this position. Their campus visits will be on the following dates: Friday, May 12: Stacy Scholtka (PDF) Tuesday, May 16: Edward Murphy, (PDF) Wednesday, May 17: Dawn McCauley (PDF) Interested members of the UW-Madison community are encouraged… Continue Reading Campus visits for Director – IT Center of Excellence position

Never lose access to shared Google files/folders again with Team Drives

Google Team Drives are shared spaces where teams can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device. Team Drives allows files to be owned by a team instead of an individual. When members of a team leave, the files remain where they are so all members can continue to access, collaborate, and… Continue Reading Never lose access to shared Google files/folders again with Team Drives

UW IT projects update

Campus IT leaders have just completed two of three tasks designed to better support the mission of the University with technology. The first is an IT services inventory, the aim of which is to provide the basis for an ongoing services catalog, highlight where there may be similar services existing on campus today and examine… Continue Reading UW IT projects update

How to fix the Google Doc phishing scam

On Wednesday, May 3, a well-crafted phishing scam started appearing in UW Madison inboxes, and elsewhere on the internet. The phish appears to be an invitation to view a Google Doc. The “From” address may be familiar to the recipient, however the “To” address is always hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh@mailinator.com. A button graphic uses Google’s blue and white… Continue Reading How to fix the Google Doc phishing scam