Here, you will find some helpful tutorials to make your OMGAA Website more enjoyable. This website has some of the most advanced elements that a website has to offer. This may be the first time you have encountered some of the things, such as a Dynamic Calendar or RSS Feeds. I will be adding some tutorials as time permits.
Did you get the fun job of updating your childs team webpage? Check the link to the Team Managers Manual below for some helpful tips.
Team Coaches, Managers and Webmasters (not to mention Players, Parents, Grandparents, etc.) are confronted with a challenging array of issues when it comes to handling information using the computer and the Internet.
Most of us are not Information Technology (IT) types ... techies ... when it comes to using our computers and the Internet. Most of us are thrilled when the durn machine actually works when we turn it on ... and clueless when nothing works ... or, something doesn't work (and, something is always not working, eh?)
It doesn't make our lives any easier that this technology we have to use is non-standard to begin with and is constantly changing to boot ...
While most of us use computers with the Windows Operating System, there are many who use the Apple OS or even some flavor of Linux/Unix. And, even if we were all "Windows users", well what version of Windows are we all using? You're still using 98SE, maybe, and he's using XP and over there that person is using Vista ... and, which Service Pack do you have installed on your System, and are you current with your Updates ... we won't even go there ...
Not only does your Operating System affect how you use your computer and the Internet, but what kinds of software applications you have installed on your System affect what you can do versus what he can do versus what I can do.
For instance, OMGAA uses Adobe PDF (Portable Document Files) format often to pass on league documents. This is often the best way to share information? If you don't have the PDF reader on your System, you will not be able to read the League's PDF files. Also, we use Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Word documets, which is fine since most folks have those applications on their system. But, what if you don't? How do you read the League documents if you don't use Excel or Word?
To that end, this page will be dedicated to providing some survival tools and tips that you website visitors can/should use to insure that your visits to OMGAA and elsewhere are reasonably productive. For OMGAA Team Managers and Team Webmasters, we will try to share what we know about how best to get the word out to your Team and anyone who is interested in your Team!
We will start, below, with some links to some must-have applications that you users need to install on your System or that Team Managers/Webmasters need to have in their Tool Box. In no particular order ...