General Documentation

Instructions on how to perform various basic and advanced functions on your site.

Ploud Supported Browsers
Ploud supports 'Evergreen' browsers. These browsers include Firefox, Chrome and Safari and the most recent versions of Internet Explorer. The...
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016 at 8:52 AM
Changing Your Site's Header Image (updated)
As of 8/7/2015, this process has been changed. See this announcement for details. The "Slate" themes (Pacifica, Ruby, and Sunset) provide th...
Mon, 10 Aug, 2015 at 5:29 PM
Setting up a Calendar View for your Events
NOTE: Michigan Libraries has created a tutorial in creating Ploud Events for your calendars. Ploud offers the ability for content editors to create ...
Fri, 21 Dec, 2018 at 6:02 PM
Changing Your Site's Title
Your site's title is the name that appears next to the logo in the top banner section of the site. To change it: Click on the button th...
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015 at 12:08 PM
Changing the Site Description
You may have noticed a artifact from the migration from Plinkit on your navigation portlet. By mousing over the title of the navigation portlet the site des...
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 at 3:11 PM
Adding an Analytics Tracking Code to my Site.
Ploud allows for you to put a tracking code into your site that will track your hits and page views for your site. Ploud does not have its own tracking stat...
Sun, 8 Apr, 2018 at 9:22 AM
Creating an Online Contact Form
  Online forms are made up of several "objects" (fields) that are all contained in a special folder tha...
Thu, 7 Jul, 2016 at 11:42 AM
Current Known Issues
This page lists the currently known bugs reported in Ploud: Static Portal Image bug: (11/01/16) Issue: When uploading an image ...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 1:34 PM
Michigan State Library - ROI Calculator
NOTE: The RIO snippet attached to this article (see at the bottom) was updated on 2/7/2020 Michigan State Libraries have an available tools to show...
Fri, 7 Feb, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Adding Atrium Catalog Search To Your Site (Texas Libraries Only)
Many of our libraries use third party catalog search engines to search their online library catalog.If you are a Texas library and use the Atrium ca...
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016 at 4:48 PM