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The Amherst College website (www.amherst.edu) is the College's primary online presence. It provides a web-publishing platform for all departments, constituencies, and individuals associated with the College.
Set default page attribution
How to set the default attributes all new content will take on in a webpage.
Sticky an article
How to mark an article to stay at the top of a webpage.
Wrap text around picture
How to set your text to automatically wrap around an image
Use the editor toolbar
A comprehensive listing of the tools available in the editor toolbar and their function.
How to get a permalink to a webpage in order to avoid broken links.
Upload or change your profile photo
How to upload a photo to your Amherst website profile that will appear in Faculty & Staff listings, course rosters, and other locations on the website.
How to upload files to the Amherst website, either for personal or academic use.
Hide right-hand column
How to change whether the right-hand site menu appears on an Amherst webpage.