Frequently Asked Questions

How do I add a document/asset to my site?

  1. If you haven't already, read about preferred document formats.
  2. Make sure you have the document you need (in the appropriate format) on your personal computer.
  3. Log in to Reason, go to your site, and select Assets under Add/Edit.
  4. Click on Add Asset in the upper right of the page.
  5. Now you should see a form. Here are the instructions for each of the form fields:
    • Name: A relatively short name for this document. Something like, "Special Major Petition 2004" or "Campus Master Plan - Draft".
    • Description: More information about what a vistitor will find in the document, or what they should do with it. Something like, "Print, sign, and return to the Registrar's office," or "A plan for the next 50 years of Carleton's campus."
    • Keywords: Words that visitors might use to search for this document.
    • Author: Who actually wrote this document? It might be a person, committee, or organization. If you don't know, it's OK to leave this blank.
    • Content: If you want to enter more information about this document, you can do that here. This information is not currently used on the public side of the site.
    • File: Click on the Browse button to locate the file on your personal computer.
    • Click on one of the Save buttons to upload your file. If you clicked Save and Continue Editing, click on Finish to return to the listing of assets.
  6. Now you are ready to place that asset on a page!
  • Matt Ryan, 15 July 2004
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