Benefits of the CMS

  • Quick and easy page management – Any approved user can quickly and easily publish webpages without complicated software or programming.
  • Consistent brand and navigation – Design templates provide a consistent brand image and standard navigation across all KU websites.
  • Workflow management – An integrated workflow process fore reviewing and approving content.
  • Flexibility for developers – Because the CMS enables non-technical users to easily publish content, this frees up technical developers to focus on functionality and enhanced features.
  • Design is separate from content – You can manipulate content without fear of accidentally changing the design.
  • Database-driven – You only need to change data once for it to be updated throughout your site.
  • Shared resources – Website managers have access to shared resources, such as modules, images, audio and video files, etc.
  • Approval systems – You can give different levels of access to different users, and the CMS has mechanisms to ensure content is approved before going live.
  • Mobile ready – The CMS automatically scales your site to fit tablets, mobile devices and smaller browser windows.
  • Archive capabilities –You can track who has made changes to your page and archive previous versions of your page.
  • Remote access – You can access and update your site from anywhere with an Internet connection.
  • Security – Security is automatic.
  • Search engine-friendly – The CMS helps to optimize your website so that search engine users can easily find your information.
  • Updates— The CMS allows alerts to be set to notify the editor when content needs to be reviewed, updated or removed.

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.

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