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.
- You must have a WashU Site already created and you must be an admin on the site in order to attend this class.
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- This course is designed for people who have some experience using a website content management system (CMS) such as Joomla, SharePoint, Drupal or WordPress.
- 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)
- 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!