General Documentation

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

Managing your Event Registrations
INTRODUCTION This article assumes you have created an event, enabled registration for that event and are receiving registrations. The Ploud Event Regis...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 11:57 AM
What is SSL?
As of July 1, 2018, All Ploud sites are served using SSL (Secure Socket Layer). This technology encrypts data transferred between your website and your webs...
Thu, 4 Oct, 2018 at 8:09 AM
Creating a LocalHop Calendar on my Ploud Site
You must have an account on the Localhop service (https://getlocalhop.com) in order to use LocaHop calendars on your website. Login to LocaHop with you...
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019 at 11:24 AM
How to upload images and files in bulk
Ploud has a bulk upload feature that allows you to upload multiple files to a folder. This feature can be reached in any folder contents area. To keep the s...
Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 at 12:02 PM
Creating a LocalHop Calendar Mini-list in a Portal
NOTE: Creating a page with your standard LocalHop Calendar is detailed at another Solution Article: Creating a LocalHop Calendar on my Ploud Site. LocalHop ...
Tue, 2 Jul, 2019 at 10:33 AM
Add a reCAPTCHA Field to your Forms
INTRODUCTION In order to avoid automated ‘bots’ falsely submitting   your forms, we have included a Google’s reCAPTCHA solution. reCAPTCHA provides a...
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019 at 12:42 PM
Adding a LocalHop Community Calendar
NOTE: Creating a page with your standard LocalHop Calendar is detailed at another Solution Article: Creating a LocalHop Calendar on my Ploud Site. LocalHop ...
Tue, 2 Jul, 2019 at 11:06 AM
Remote Sharing Page Content Across Ploud Sites - Remote Content
Ploud supports the ability for one Ploud site to share its content to other Ploud websites. Let's say you want to duplicate content on your website fro...
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019 at 10:55 AM
Standard Image Dimensions
Listed below are the standard Ploud image sizes for inserting imagery into pages and portlets using the WYSIWYG editor. Ploud is a responsive site meaning i...
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019 at 3:48 PM
MeLCat Widget Implementation
This solution article is for Michigan Libraries Only. NOTE: The widget has been sized specifically for placement in portlets, however, it can be used an...
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019 at 8:39 AM