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Adding Social Media to OU Campus

Social Media Considerations

Before adding a social media snippet to your page be sure to look over the Social Media Accessibility guidelines. Any social media channels that is posted on a CSUSM webpage is expected to be accessible for all users.

How to Add Social Media to Your Page

  1. Navigate to the page that is intended to host the Social Media snippet.
  2. Select Main Content to begin editing content area.
  3. Click to the area on your page that you would like to add a Social Media snippet.
  4. In the toolbar, click the snippet (second row, near the right) -OR- the Gadgets on the top-right of your page to open the side bar.  Click the Snippets header to expand.
  5. Select Social from the Snippets menu.
  6. The snippet will be added to your page. It will look like a table: 
    social table
  7. Fill in the table provided with the Department Name and the URL of the social Media account you want to add.
  8. Click save in the toolbar to save your changes.
  9. Once saved, the Social Media snippet will transform from a table into a page element and look something like:
    social media snippet

    If desired: Page editors will need to manually add in an appropriate heading to the page to introduce the Social Media snippet. Headings are not required and are based on the content being communicated.
  10. Publish the page to apply the social media to the live site.

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