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Middlebury uses CMS, or "Content Management System" - Microsoft's centralized server. However this will soon be ousted by the revolutionary Drupal, which promises more effective website management using a technology that's free to all.
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The old Microsoft CMS system has been retired. The old site is still accessible:
  
CMS has no size quota limiting the amount of files you can upload. However, each file uploaded may not be larger than 5 MB.
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==Detailed CMS Documentation==
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In case others have the same question, I've cc'd the HelpDesk.
  
Detailed CMS documentation is available at:
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The old site can be accessed on the campus network in read-only by going to http://cms.middlebury.edu. This is to allow departments some time to move content that was not migrated by launch. If she knows the url on the old site, she can replace "www" with "cms" for a direct link. Here is an example:
  
*http://go.middlebury.edu/webhelp and
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www.middlebury.edu/academics/blwc/ --> cms.middlebury.edu/academics/blwc/
*http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/lis/help/helpdesk/documentation/web/www/cms/
 
  
If you still don't find the answer to your question, feel free to call or email the Helpdesk x2200, helpdesk@middlebury.edu
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If she is looking for documents, files that were in her resource gallery, then it will be easier to get to these through the folder on MiddFiles.
  
==Common Requests==
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\\middlebury.edu\middfiles\orgs\WebMakeover\EVERYONE\Resources
  
*Request new or modified CMS permissions: Contact the Helpdesk.
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== Detailed CMS Documentation ==
*Request a channel deletion: Contact the Helpdesk.
 
*Request a new channel: Contact Tim Etchells, as outlined here: [http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/lis/help/helpdesk/documentation/web/www/cms/editing/edit_console/create_new_channel.htm Channel Creation]
 
  
Applies to: Pages whose web address begins with www.middlebury.edu (for example, pages whose web address begins with community.middlebury.edu are not editable with CMS)
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Detailed CMS documentation is available at:  
  
==CMS Content Gets Duplicated==
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*http://go.middlebury.edu/webhelp
  
* Symptom:  After saving a page in the CMS portions of the content are duplicated automatically.
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If you still don't find the answer to your question, feel free to call or email the Helpdesk x2200, helpdesk@middlebury.edu
* Solution: In general, here's what helps: clearing the formatting of the text, deleting the duplicate and saving.
 
* Detailed guide: [[CMS content gets duplicated]]
 
  
[[Category:Specific applications]]
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[[Category:Specific_applications]]

Latest revision as of 16:04, 9 March 2010

The old Microsoft CMS system has been retired. The old site is still accessible:

 

In case others have the same question, I've cc'd the HelpDesk.

The old site can be accessed on the campus network in read-only by going to http://cms.middlebury.edu. This is to allow departments some time to move content that was not migrated by launch. If she knows the url on the old site, she can replace "www" with "cms" for a direct link. Here is an example:

www.middlebury.edu/academics/blwc/ --> cms.middlebury.edu/academics/blwc/

If she is looking for documents, files that were in her resource gallery, then it will be easier to get to these through the folder on MiddFiles.

\\middlebury.edu\middfiles\orgs\WebMakeover\EVERYONE\Resources

Detailed CMS Documentation

Detailed CMS documentation is available at:

If you still don't find the answer to your question, feel free to call or email the Helpdesk x2200, helpdesk@middlebury.edu

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