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Digital best practice


 

On this page, you'll find guidance on the best components to use on your web pages, find instructions to run a quick 'health check' of your web section so it is optimised for best practice and discover how Marketing and Communications can support you in setting up a research centre or institute.

You can also find out how to create the best video for social media and the web and make social media work harder for you in line with best practice.

 

Approved components

Find out which components are recommended for use on the website and the best use for each one

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Department checklist

This checklist will help you run a quick 'health check' of your department web section

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News style guide

If you want to write a news story for your department or research centre, this guide will help you

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Support for research centres and institutes

Do you want to create a web presence for your research centre/institute?

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Introduction to social media

Find out what social media is, how it should be used and the best channels for you to use

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Creating video for digital channels

Guidelines on how to create an engaging video for the website and your social media channels

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How to upload a video to YouTube?

Now that you've created a video for the website and/or social media find out how to upload it to YouTube

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Setting up a Facebook page

Find out how to set up and run your own Facebook page

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Setting up a Twitter account

Set up and run your own Twitter account using this guidance

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Snapchat top tips

Take a look at what you need to bear in mind when using Snapchat

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