Website Style Guide

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Markdown Cheatsheet

Bold

Type two asterisks before and after the word or phrase you would like rendered in bold.

Bulleted list

  • Add an asterisk + a space before each word or phrase you would like bulleted

Email

  • In the link, add "mailto:" before the email address you would like people to contact [webteam@mcachicago.org](mailto:webteam@mcachicago.org)

Italics

Type either one asterisk or one underscore before and after each word or phrase you would like rendered in italics.

Phone number

  • Phone numbers should always use hyphens
  • In the link, add "tel+[country code and phone number]
    [312-397-4010](tel+13123974010)

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Programs

Page Order

Performance
Header includes a line break between the performer and the title of the work. The title of the work should be in italics.

  1. Announcement (for sold out/canceled events)
  2. Image
  3. Blockquote
  4. Text (Performance description)
  5. Video
  6. Text module with highlighted option selected (Accessible events)
  7. Image(s)
  8. Text (About the Artist)
  9. Image(s)
  10. File (Downloads [program notes and visual guide])
  11. Funding

Public Programs
Header does not include italics.

  1. Announcement (for sold out/canceled events)
  2. Image
  3. Text (description)
  4. Text (About the Artist)
  5. Funding

Locations

All theater events should have Theater selected for their location. This enables the page to be black background

At this time, alternative locations are listed in the header.

  • [event header], at [location]

Canceled Events

Events that have been canceled or rescheduled should be labeled as such. This can be done in the header module's Highlights section. This should be in all caps.

An announcement module should also be used.

Preferred language

Performance

Tickets to and performance are currently sold out. Additional tickets may be available for sale as early as . For more information, please call the MCA Box Office at 312-397-4010.

—or—

Tickets to this event are currently sold out. Please check back as more tickets may be released. For more information, please call the MCA Box Office at 312-397-4010.

—or—

Tickets to sold out performances may be available soon. For more information, please call the Box Office 312-397-4010. For day-of tickets, please see our waiting-list policy.

Education

This event is sold out. Please see our waiting-list policy for information on day-of tickets.

Images

All images in events should be one column wide and lightbox option unselected.

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Current Public Program Categories

Common Use
Commons Project
Curator Tour
Family Day
In Progress
MCA Prime Time
Screening
Talk
Tuesdays on the Terrace

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Embedding Content

Gifs

Upload desired gif to the website.
Copy the url for the gif.
Open a text module.
Add html code
Fill in the source with the url of the gif (i.e. src="https://media.giphy.com/media/pa37AAGzKXoek/giphy.gif")

Forms