CMS Basics for Editors, Contributors & Site Admins


Learn the basics of how to create, edit, and publish content to your website using KU's content management system (CMS), drupal.


In this hands-on workshop, you'll act as an editor in a sandbox website and be guided through common tasks, such as creating pages, editing pages, placing pages within the navigation of your website. You'll also learn about the different content types, create a new slider image for a gallery, create a sidebar blocks, and run reports.


Workshop Agenda:

  • CMS Console Overview
  • Content Types
  • Home Page
  • Image Slideshows
  • General Content Pages
  • Contact Page
  • Degree — Add a Degree & Degree — General Content page
  • News
  • Person Profiles
  • Forms
  • How to create, edit and publish content
  • Working with Images & Links
  • Menu and Block basics
  • Reports

For questions about this workshop, please contact KU IT Technology Instruction at or 785-864-5155.

Web Authoring
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