• Home
  • About
  • About the CMS Project

About the CMS Project

The University of Kansas introduced a content management system (CMS) to ensure a better user experience for our stakeholders through more consistent navigation and branding, more dynamic, media-rich content and easier access to the information they need.

Designed for non-technical users who don’t necessarily have advanced programming skills, a CMS is a software platform that enables users to easily build and maintain websites.

The CMS provides KU website managers the capability to create engaging sites regardless of their skill level. The CMS is robust enough to allow experienced web developers to incorporate customized features, but is simple enough for novice users to quickly begin managing a site.

Our new CMS uses Drupal, a highly regarded website development tool that’s used by more than 70 top U.S. universities. Using the CMS and templates designed by KU web developers, departmental staff on campus can easily add and edit content, add or delete pages, and add images, photos and video.

Here’s how the CMS works: You start with the KU templates. From there, editing content is as simple as using a word-processing program. You also can import all types of images, media players, modules and plug-ins, as well as customize your navigation, to fit the needs of your audience.


Training Calendar
CMS Help

If you are experiencing a critical issue with your live website, please contact the IT Customer Service Center at 864-8080 or itcsc@ku.edu.

For questions on CMS policy, look & feel, and all other issues, please visit our help page.

Please contact web services at 864-6415 or webservices@ku.edu for help with your site

Online help can be found under the How-To's section of this website.