Order of Cascade CMS Training Modules

    Steps to Complete Cascade CMS Training Overview of the Cascade CMS Login and Dashboard Basics Cascade Terminology Cascade Best Practices Cascade Basic Tasks Understanding Workflows Responsibilities for Content Providers Responsibilities for Approvers and Publishers Cascade Pre-Workshop Evaluation Get started with first lesson: Overview of the Cascade CMS  

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    Steps to Complete Cascade CMS Training

    CMS Training is offered through training modules and one-on-one exercises with your webmaster or the OIT Web Team Step 1 First, complete the Online Registration Step 2 Learn the basics of developing web content Intro to Web Writing Formatting Text Utilizing Headings Image Selection, Size and Placement Usability Web Accessibility Home Page Guidelines Search Engine Optimization (SEO) […]

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    Publisher Responsibilities

    Publishers Those who know HOW to say it and DELIVER with technical know-how. The approver/publisher determines if the content of their department communications being readied for delivery to the public via the World Wide Web is acceptable. They manage the design, processing and delivery of web-based communication on the website – and are usually a […]

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    What are the Responsibilities of Contributors/Content Providers?

    Contributor/Content Provider Those who know WHAT to say. Any staff member or student worker who: (a) is sufficiently computer literate (b) has had CMS training within the past year (c) is designated to manage, create and/or update content for their department Some writing experience and AP style knowledge preferred. Responsibilities: Attend CMS training annually. Maintain […]

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    Cascade Best Practices

    When You Start Be sure to think about how you want folders organized. Organize assets so others can easily understand where they are placed. Use a dedicated folder for images, video and audio files.  Always create an images folder within your main folder so that you can keep things neat and tidy (you will be […]

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    Cascade Terminology

    Terms You Should Know Asset: any entity within the CMS system that can be used to generate content. For example, a webpage, link or folder. Dashboard: “Home page” of Cascade; a personalized dashboard showing messages, current workflows, assets checked out, and other general information. “Add Content” Menu: located in the top global navigation bar; used […]

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    Understanding Workflows

    Workflow: a series of steps by which web content is updated. Workflow ensures that content is added to our sites accurately and professionally. TAMHSC Roles Content Provider or Contributor:  Contributors provide and edit content for each academic unit. Content submitted by the contributor is routed to the webmaster who will review and publish. Webmasters:  The webmaster for each academic […]

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