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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    Overview of the Cascade CMS

    A Content Management System (CMS) is a web application that allows us to update our web content without writing code. These terms are synonymous:  Content Management System = CMS = Cascade Server Why use a CMS? Allows experts from college or department to update their own content. Ensures a consistent look and feel across websites. Allows […]

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    Content Management System

    The HSC’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) began using Hannon Hill’s Cascade Server as our Content Management System (CMS) in 2007.  The institution-wide solution for providing web content can be utilized by faculty and staff who are experts with regard to content within their particular college or institute. Training is conducted on an as-need basis […]

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