Help! CMS2 tips and tricks
- Editing basic site files
- Staff profile template
- Moving files
- Renaming files
- Recommended media standards
- Making search friendly sites
- Site security and custom meta data
One of the most basic building blocks of the web is the hyperlink (also known as a link). If you've ever used a website, you will have used a hyperlink at some stage; hyperlinks provide the
connections between pages and documents on the web. Hyperlinks can be used to link to
documents or pages within your own site, within the University's site, or on sites external to the
Your site file is the template that brings together your content and supplementary content files and turns them into web pages. You cannot create web pages in CMS2 without a site file. A site file controls the order of your content in the left-hand menu, the number of content items on your page, and part of the URL.
Creating a staff profile on the web is as easy as filling out a form within the web publishing system - you do not need to have HTML or web design skills. The web publishing system, TeamSite, automatically formats your entries in the form into a standard staff profile page and publishes this to the web.
How does the approvals process work?
CMS2 provides a structured approvals workflow that requires all changes to the University's website to be approved by a designated content approver. Changes cannot be published to the live website without this approval.
Help! I saved my file in the wrong spot - how do I move it?
Can I rename a file once I have created it?
If you are uploading images, audio or video file to use on the University's website, you will
need to ensure that your resources meet the recommended web standards for multimedia.
The University search engine uses key parts of web pages to assess how they will rank in search results. Generally, creating information-rich pages are enough to ensure your pages will rank appropriately within the search index. However to assist with the discoverability of your pages, you can implement sevearal techniques.
Does your site need to be protected from certain audiences?