Events / WashU Web Theme Training

WashU Web Theme Training

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Office of Public Affairs, 3rd floor

In this 90 minute class, you will be introduced to the basic tasks of managing your WashU site such as logging in to the site; adding pages and basic content editing and formatting; adding images, video and other media; and editing the header, footer and menus. We will also begin to explore some more advances features of your site such as forms.



  1. You must have a WashU Site already created and you must be an admin on the site in order to attend this class.
    Request a Site
    Update your user role
  2. This course is designed for people who have some experience using a website content management system (CMS) such as Joomla, SharePoint, Drupal or WordPress.
    1. If you’re brand new to editing websites, we recommend a quick introduction to website basics before attending this class. Watch this video on The Parts of a Website Design and you should be ready to go. (Video length = 7:16)
    2. If you’ve coded a website or used a tool like Dreamweaver but have no CMS experience, we recommend you watch this video on CMS Fundamentals before attending this class. (Video length is 2:54.) You’ll find CMS-ing quite different from hand-coding!