Once upon a time, I worked for a department with an enormous website. This website consisted of more than 18,000 static files scattered through dozens of subdirectories. Some folders had a structure reflecting the office hierarchy, while others were put in the root to create URLs that were “shorter and easier to remember.”
As if that weren’t complicated enough, the website had over a dozen webmasters who could add, change or delete the web server’s files any time they wanted to do so.
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Lately I’ve been working with the Public Knowledge Project’s Open Journals System software. It’s a versatile and powerful tool, but I don’t think anyone would use “intuitive” as an adjective to describe it.
The good news is that the PKP has created a series of training videos on OJS. It’s over two hours of training, freely available on YouTube. That’s a pretty awesome thing, if you ask me.
The only way to make it better would have been to put them in sequence in a YouTube playlist, for easier sequential viewing.
So that’s what I did. Cheers!
A few years ago, I was reading a Jakob Nielsen’s “Alertbox” newsletter that declared right-mouse-clicks as an advanced user technique. The first time I read that, I was sure it had to be a mistake or some kind of April Fool’s joke.
After all, how difficult can it be to click the other mouse button?
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