Content Management System

Training Outline

1. Site Design

  • Basic: headers, accessibility, image layout
  • Advanced: News.txt, sidebar.txt

2. Use of OmniUpdate

  • Logging into the system
  • Introduction to editing, selecting the editable region.
  • Introduction to the wysiwyg editor.
    • Text Editing Features of the Tool Bar
      • Headline Styles
    • Copy Pasting (Paste From Word!)
    • Inserting Hyperlinks
      • Browsing for Internal Links
    • Inserting Images
      • Uploading an Image (properly sized)
      • Browsing For Image
      • Insert the correct Image Class
    • Remove Formatting Button
    • Tables
    • Spell Checking
    • Saving (note that must publish after saving for changes to be live)
    • Pre-publish actions
      • Link checking
      • Versioning – description, backup & revert buttons (note backup only necessary if page is not going to be published at this time)
    • Sending for Approval
    • Publishing
  • Browsing the Page Editor for more pages.
  • Workflow tab
  • Uploading Files from the Page Editor/manager Tab
  • Creating a New page
    • Chose Layout, Page Title, filename
    • Lower case, underscores

3. Advanced Features

  • Scheduled publishing
  • Content reminders
  • Restoring a previous version of a file

4. Administrative Functions (low priority)

  • Introduction to the Admin Functions
    • Groups
    • Toolbars
    • Editable Regions (Page Tagging)
  • Adding Users to a Group
  • Setting Users as approvers
    • Per Page or Per User
  • Setting Toolbars for User Groups
  • Advanced Style Information
    • Fancy Box Divs
    • Fancy Blockquotes
    • Glider, Xpander & BeyondBest Practices – Colors in artwork, how to space elements on the page, etc.

5. Best Practices – Content from an existing site

6. Writing for the Web

7. SAA Training

8. Review Sessions

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Campus StatusMaps and Directions

Department Information

Content Management System Support
Computing & Communications Building

Tel: (951) 827-4741
E-mail: bearhelp@ucr.edu