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dotCMS: Basics

Location: IT Services Training Lab (Kettler Hall, Room 205B)

Instructors: Todd Raines, Kathie Surface

Prerequisites: Must be identified as a Web author through the IPFW design teams recommendation.

Quick Guide: dotCMS Quick Guide (PDF)

Topics include:

  • Browser Settings
  • Overview of the Environment
  • New Naming Conventions
  • Creating New Folders & Pages
  • Creating New Content
  • Uploading Images & Docs
  • Metadata
  • Navigation & Breadcrumb Menus
  • Working with Re-usable Content
  • Searching for Contentlets
  • Working with Tables
  • 5 Kinds of Links
  • Reordering the Navigation Menu
  • Archiving and Deleting Files
  • Publishing

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