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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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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==
 
==Detailed CMS Documentation==
Detailed CMS documentation is available at:
 
  
*http://go.middlebury.edu/webhelp and  
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Detailed CMS documentation is available at:
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*http://go.middlebury.edu/webhelp and
 
*http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/lis/help/helpdesk/documentation/web/www/cms/
 
*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 you still don't find the answer to your question, feel free to call or email the Helpdesk x2200, helpdesk@middlebury.edu
  
 
==Common Requests==
 
==Common Requests==
  
*Request new or modified CMS permissions: Contact the Helpdesk.  
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*Request new or modified CMS permissions: Contact the Helpdesk.
*Request a channel deletion: Contact the Helpdesk.  
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*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]
 
*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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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)
  
 
==CMS Content Gets Duplicated==
 
==CMS Content Gets Duplicated==
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* Symptom:  After saving a page in the CMS portions of the content are duplicated automatically.
 
* Symptom:  After saving a page in the CMS portions of the content are duplicated automatically.
 
* Solution: In general, here's what helps: clearing the formatting of the text, deleting the duplicate and saving.
 
* Solution: In general, here's what helps: clearing the formatting of the text, deleting the duplicate and saving.
 
* Detailed guide: [[CMS content gets duplicated]]
 
* Detailed guide: [[CMS content gets duplicated]]
  
==Misc Notes==
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[[Category:Specific applications]]
Some notes:
 
 
 
*CMS stands for Content Management System.
 
*Middlebury uses Microsoft's CMS server.
 
 
 
[[Category:Specific_applications]]
 

Revision as of 10:12, 12 November 2009

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.

CMS has no size quota limiting the amount of files you can upload. However, each file uploaded may not be larger than 5 MB.

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

Common Requests

  • Request new or modified CMS permissions: Contact the Helpdesk.
  • Request a channel deletion: Contact the Helpdesk.
  • Request a new channel: Contact Tim Etchells, as outlined here: 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)

CMS Content Gets Duplicated

  • Symptom: After saving a page in the CMS portions of the content are duplicated automatically.
  • Solution: In general, here's what helps: clearing the formatting of the text, deleting the duplicate and saving.
  • Detailed guide: CMS content gets duplicated
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