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The care and feeding of collections management

Notes taken from the live stream of WPCampus

Speaker: Pam Patterson
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Digital Technologist at Yale

Various tools and alternatives mentioned for digital asset management and alternatives. Unfortunately I closed the window and much of my notes. So there’s a preview of using WP for notes and relying on the autosave feature 🙂

WordPress as a DAM is tricky. Plugins, Themes and webhosts need to be maintained. Every element could go defunct over time. As a result keep backups of your raw content just in case you need to start over at some point.

For example the site at Crossroads of Hope and Despair has gone through host and url name changes over the last several years.

By Joseph Dickson

Joseph Dickson is a web developer in higher education and an avid proponent of using WordPress’ core features to create flexible and manageable design solutions.

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