Squiz newsletter

Squiz newsletter

Forgotten how to do something with Squiz or want to learn how to do more with your webpage? Check out the articles below with handy tips and tricks on how to use Squiz better.

These articles include instructions and how to guides so that you can maintain your content on the Macquarie University website.

Articles

  • Resizing images within the Edit interface

    Resizing images within the Edit interface

    27 Aug 2018

    Recent upgrades now make it possible to resize an image directly within the Squiz Edit+ interface. You can create dynamic or custom image sizes f...
  • Replacing an old image in Squiz

    Replacing an old image in Squiz

    29 Aug 2018

    If you’ve got an out-of-date image or document on your webpage here’s how you can update it easily....
  • Why mobile-friendliness matters

    Why mobile-friendliness matters

    28 Aug 2018

    How many of us use our smartphones to do a quick Google search? Or read an interesting article on our favourite news site, whilst on the train? P...
  • Embedding videos in Squiz correctly

    Embedding videos in Squiz correctly

    13 Jul 2018

    Videos have a compelling way of captivating your audience and fostering engagement, ultimately giving you more online exposure. Have you got a gr...
  • Creating news and events in Squiz

    Creating news and events in Squiz

    19 Jul 2018

    Does your area of the university have news you can’t wait to showcase? Perhaps you have an upcoming event that you would love people to reg...
  • How to clear your cache in a browser

    How to clear your cache in a browser

    16 Jul 2018

    Have you ever noticed that sometimes after creating some fabulous new content on your webpage, you go to view it in your browser and none of your...
  • Benefits of using Squiz

    Benefits of using Squiz

    19 Jun 2018

    Squiz Matrix is the CMS used by Macquarie University to manage internal and external facing web content....
  • Right columns

    Right columns

    08 Jun 2018

    A lot of the pages on our website show things like contact information and quick links in a box in the right-hand column. Learn how you can use r...
  • Linking to other assets within our website

    Linking to other assets within our website

    29 May 2018

    You can avoid the problems of broken links on your web pages by making sure that you link to other pages or documents by using their asset IDs ra...
  • FAQ - why aren’t my images and documents showing up?

    FAQ - why aren’t my images and documents showing up?

    03 May 2018

    Are you rattling your brains as to why your images and documents aren’t showing up on your webpage? You’ve attended the Squiz trainin...
  • Accordions – when to use them

    Accordions – when to use them

    02 May 2018

    Accordions are a perfect way of making content heavy pages appear less daunting. Find out exactly what accordions are and learn how to add them t...
  • Short URLs – what, why, when and how to use them?

    Short URLs – what, why, when and how to use them?

    02 May 2018

    It’s never fun when you can’t find a website you’ve visited because you can’t remember the ridiculously long URL that go ...
  • Uploading and finding assets in Squiz

    Uploading and finding assets in Squiz

    22 Mar 2018

    There may be a time when you need to upload an image or file to your webpage. To do so it is important to understand how uploading and finding as...
  • SEO 101: What it is and how can you use it?

    SEO 101: What it is and how can you use it?

    23 Mar 2018

    So, what exactly is SEO?SEO (search engine optimisation) is the process of enhancing the visibility of a website on a search engine's (e.g: Googl...
  • Caching explained

    Caching explained

    23 Mar 2018

    Have you made changes to a webpage but the changes didn’t reflect on your site straight away?Welcome to the world of caching....
  • Resizing images

    Resizing images

    27 Feb 2018

    Need to upload images to your webpage? Make sure your images are the correct size and are optimised for the web....
  • Logging into Squiz in three steps

    Logging into Squiz in three steps

    27 Feb 2018

    Logging into Squiz is easy-peasy. Here are three quick steps to get logged in:...
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