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How to Use the CMS

Pages are at the core of the CMS. Each page is a representation of collected content, as every item on a page (text, images, digital media) is stored as content in the CMS repository. This allows content to be reused (permissions permitting) on other pages in other sections of the CMS.

The CMS Authoring Environment is where you manage your Web page content. The authoring environment provides you with a easy to use Web-based interface to edit Web pages andupload digital assets to the built-in Digital Asset Management (DAM) system.

For a full list of guides on how to use the CMS, please click here. These guides will show you how to:

  • Get Started 
  • Add or Delete a Page
  • Choose a Template
  • Edit a Page
  • Work with Page Content
  • Rename, Move, or Hide a Page
  • Activate a Page
  • Backup Your Work
  • Add Content to the DAM
  • Manage Digital Assets


If you have any questions or encounter any issues, please contact us at silver.it@nyu.edu.
 

Supported Browser

firefox

For optimal viewing of the CMS authoring interface, use a screen resolution of 1024 X 768 or higher.

If your system does not allow for 1024 X 768 resolution, 800 X 600 will still allow you to to view the full width of the page. The browsers listed below are recommended for use with the CMS.

"Pop-up Blocker" issues may be experienced. Please make sure to disable pop-up blockers while working within the CMS Authoring Environment.

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